Births

SCHRODER – Scott and Christina (Wilbee) Schroder of Freeland, Mich., welcomed a baby boy, born on Jan. 5 at 3:36 a.m. at Covenant Hospital in Saginaw. Jude Samson weighed 10 pounds, 8 ounces, and was 22 inches long at birth.

He is the couple’s first child.

Dennis and Carolyn Wilbee of Rapid River, Allan Schroder of Reed City, and Cindy Doane of Lafayette, Ind., are the baby’s grandparents.

HANSEN – A nine-pound, 1 ounce baby girl is the eighth child for Darryl and Elizabeth (Brock) Hansen of Rapid River. The infant, named Olivia Jeanne, was delivered at 10:13 a.m. on Jan. 23 at OSF St. Francis Hospital. Olivia was 20 1/2 inches long at birth.

The baby’s siblings are: Jake, 15; Kyle, 13; Abigail, 11; Anna, 8; Sarah, 6; Thomas, 4; and Maria, 2.

Peter and Cynthia Brock of Rapid River, and Ray and Betsy Hansen of Escanaba are the grandparents.

Great-grandmother is Georgie Safford of Rapid River.