Births

CHOUINARD – Israel and Heidi (Gareau) Chouinard of Waupaca, Wis., welcome a baby boy, Vincent Raye, born at Theta Clark Medical Center in Neenah, Wis., on Dec. 27 at 7:40 a.m. The infant weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces, and was 20.5 inches long at birth.

Vincent joins his big brother, Leo, at home.

Vincent’s grandparents are Al and Sandy Gareau of Flat Rock, and Ray and Pam Chouinard of Gladstone.

Connie Lorenson of Rapid River is the baby’s great-grandmother.

LABRE – A baby girl is the second child for Houghton residents, Karolynne Krahling and Steven Labre. The infant, named Lexi Anne Labre, was delivered at 11:30 p.m. on Dec. 31 at Portage Health in Hancock. She weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces, and was 19 inches long.

Lexi joins big brother, Channing, in the family.

Steve and Dana Krahling of Chassell and Rodney and Kimberly Labre of Escanaba are the infant’s grandparents.

Geat-grandmothers are Mary Krahling of Hancock and Marilyn Labre of Escanaba.

DILLABOUGH – Gladstone residents, Steven and Sara (Sauve) Dillabough, welcomed a baby boy, their second son, born at Marquette General Hospital on Jan. 10 at 7:43 p.m. Jackson Thomas weighed in at 8 pounds, 15.8 ounces, and was 21 inches long.

The baby joins big brother, Steven Carl-Elmer, at home.

Grandparents include Mara and Tom Makosky, Jim and Carol Sauve, Kellie Majestic, Carl Lavigne and Steven Dillabough Sr.

Bill and Eileen Phillips, Lois Wyatt-Olmstead, Chuck and Marcy Makosky, John and Maryann Sauve, Maryann Lavigne and Wayne Lavigne are the baby’s great-grandparents.

Lucy Phillips is Jackson’s great-great-grandmother.

SHIELDS – Nick and Jessie Shields of Escanaba welcomed their first child, a baby girl, born at OSF St. Francis Hospital on Nov. 6. Named Lily Harper, the infant weighed 6 pounds, 12.9 ounces, and was 19 inches long when she was delivered at 4:43 p.m.

The mother is the former Jessie Petersen.

The baby’s grandparents are Jerry and Sherri Petersen of Hyde, and Phil and Michele Shields of Escanaba.