Births

WALKER – Marc and Erika (Moody) Walker of Grand Rapids announce the birth of their daughter, born at 8:32 a.m. on Oct. 9. Ruby June weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces, when delivered at Metro Health Hospital in Wyoming, Mich.

Ruby is the couple’s first child.

The baby’s grandparents are Richard and Ruth Moody of Escanaba, and Dennis and Sue Walker of Cedar Springs, Mich.

Great-grandparents are Kathryn June Dygert of Charlotte, Mich., and Louie and Gladys Walker of Belding, Mich.

FABBRI – A baby boy is the second child for Christopher and Laurie (Johnson) Fabbri of Gladstone. The infant was delivered at 11:20 p.m. on Nov. 6 at OSF St. Francis Hospital. He weighed 9 pounds, 0.3 ounces, and was 19 inches long at birth. The baby has been named Ethan Julius.

Ethan joins a sister, Maddie, at home.

David and Diane Johnson of Gladstone and Dennis and Cindy Fabbri of Crystal Falls are the infant’s grandparents.

Great-grandparents are Julius and Rose Simbob of Crystal Falls.

BRUNETTE – Bryan and Angela (Donovan) Brunette of Escanaba welcomed their second child, a baby girl, Bella Ann. Bella was born at Dickinson County Hospital on Nov. 18 at 9:52 a.m. She weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces and was 20 inches long.

Bella joins her big brother, Brock, at home.

Grandparents are Jeff and Karen Donovan of Gladstone, along with Dale and Laurie Brunette of Escanaba.

Great-grandparents are Mike and Dorothy Ester of Gladstone and Raymond and Marilyn Brunette of Bark River.

KUCHENBERG – Cory and Emily (Carlyon) Kuchenberg of Escanaba are the parents of twins, a boy and a girl, born on Oct. 23, at Dickinson County Hospital. Nolan David weighed 6 pounds and was 17.5 inches long when he was delivered at 7:41 a.m. His sister, Ainsley Mar, weighed 5 pounds, 12 ounces, and was 17.5 inches long when she was delivered two minutes later at 7:43.

The twins join sister, Carissa, and brother, Curtis, at home.

Dr. Bruce and Martha Carlyon and Jon and Debbie Kuchenberg, all of Escanaba, are Nolan and Ainsley’s grandparents.

Great-grandparents are J. David and Marilyn Stein of Bay City, and Hazel Carlyon of Escanaba.