Births

DeSALVO – Former Escanaba resident, Adrienne DeSalvo, and her partner, Joshua Wardwell, announce the birth of their first child, Otis Warren Clifford Wardwell. Otis was born at Advocate Sherman Hospital in Elgin, Ill., on March 10 at 12:23 p.m.

Otis was welcomed by grandparents, Cliff and Chris (Sovey) DeSalvo of Escanaba, and Les and Mary Lou Wardwell of St. George, Ga.

Great-grandparents are Earl Sovey of Escanaba, Chastie Wardwell of Carabelle, Fla., and Mary Lou Paulk of Fort Pierce, Fla.

ST. JOHN – Ryan and Jessica St. John, of Greenville, Wis., welcomed a baby girl, Eisele Rose, born Jan. 23 at 10:05 p.m. The infant weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces, and was 21.75 inches in length.

Eisele joins one sister, Kenzie, at home.

Grandparents are Pete and Patti Stropich of Rapid River and Terry and Marilyn St. John of Spalding.

Rosalie Alworden and Eileen Engstrom, both from Gladstone, are the baby’s great-grandmothers.

JOHNSON – Dierks John, newborn son of Samantha Baird and Luke Anderson of Gladstone, was delivered at OSF St. Francis Hospital at 11:06 a.m. on April 17. The infant weighed 8 pounds, 15.6 ounces, and was 20 inches long at birth.

Dierks joins three siblings, Katie, 11, Harley, 2, and Hailee, at home.

Vickey Baird and the late John Baird of Gladstone, and Peter and Anita Anderson of Aitkin, Minn., are the infant’s grandparents.

Great-grandparents are Louis Anderson of Aitkin and Henriette Pribyl of Crosby, Minn.

McGUIRE – A baby boy is the third child for Nick and Becky (Burke) McGuire of Escanaba. The infant, named Jackson Gary, weighed 7 pounds, 14.5 ounces, and was 19 inches long when he was delivered at 5:37 a.m. on March 30 at OSF St. Francis Hospital.

Jackson joins brother Tristan and sister Hayden at home.

The baby’s grandparents are Gary and Danielle Burke of Sun City, Ariz., and David and Gloria McGuire of Manistique.

Edwin Yerdon of Ft. Myers, Fla., Daniel and Joan Mudge of Salisbury, N.C., Violet Schroeder of Engadine, and Gloria McGuire of Gould City are the great-grandparents.