Births

DEGRAVES – Derick DeGraves and Kristine Rupprecnt of Bark River welcomed a baby girl, Aubriee Lynn, on Feb. 28 at OSF St. Francis Hospital. The baby was delivered at 7:54 a.m., weighing 6 pounds, 15.4 ounces, and was measuring 19 inches in length.

Aubriee joins one brother, TJ, in the family.

Stephany Barr of Iron Mountain and Marty Rupprecnt of Escanaba are Aubriee’s maternal grandparents. Paternal grandparents are Michelle DeGraves of Wilson and Dwayne Noel of Cornell.

Ed and Sue Barr of Kansasville, Wis., Richard and Helene Rupprecnt of North Carolina, Gladys DeGraves of West Palm Beach, Fla., Gail and Dwayne Noel of Cornell, and Tex DeGraves of Rapid River are Aubriee’s great-grandparents.

WAGNER – Escanaba residents, Dan Wagner and Brielle DuPont, welcomed a baby boy, Carson James, born on March 7 at 11:34 a.m. at OSF St. Francis Hospital. Carson weighed in at 9 pounds, 4.5 ounces, and was 19.5 inches long.

Dan and Kathy DuPont of Ford River, and Tiny and Bonnie Wagner of Watson are baby Carson’s grandparents.

His great-grandparents are Cathryn Reece of Roseville, Mich., and Richard and Dorothy DuPont of Ford River.

LANAVILLE – Jase Matthew is the name chosen for the newborn son of Allyson Zeigler and Gerald Lanaville Sr., both of Escanaba. The infant weighed 5 pounds, 3 ounces, and was 17 inches long when he was delivered at 3:18 a.m. on March 13 at OSF St. Francis Hospital.

Jase joins two brothers, Gerald Jr., 7, and Cooper James, 5, in the family.

The baby’s grandparents are Dennis and Karla Zeigler of Bark River, and Mose and Lisa Lanaville of Escanaba.

Great-grandparents are Gerald “Spud” Willis of Escanaba and Ardith Storeck of Bark River.

DEGRAND – Jamie and Vicki (Robinette) DeGrand of Escanaba welcomed a baby boy, Timothy John, born on Feb. 26 at OSF St. Francis Hospital. Timothy weighed 6 pounds, 2 ounces, and was 18 inches long.

The baby’s grandparents are John and Mary Jo Robinette of Bark River, and Rod and Gloria DeGrand of Escanaba.

Wayne and Bonnie Teal and Nancy Robinette, all of Bark River, and Art and Jean DeGrand of Escanaba are the great-grandparents.