James and Amanda Brooks of Arbor Vitae, Wisconsin would like to announce the birth of a son, Tristan Allen Brooks, born Dec. 10, 2010. Tristan weighed in at 7 pounds 15 ounces and was 20 ½ inches long. Maternal grandparents are Debra and Dean Harvey of Suamico, Wisc. and paternal grandparents are Karen Clark-Allen of Branson, Mo. and the late Jim Allen. Paternal Great Grandmother is Jeanie Crane of Pleasantville.
Todd and Jessica Willemsen of Prairie Village, Kan. are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Claire Avery, born on Dec. 23, 2010. Claire weighed 7 pounds 8 ounces and was 20 inches long. She was welcomed home by big brother Jacob, age 2 1/2. Grandparents are Aaron and Martha Page of Urbandale and Cindy and Ron Willemsen of Pella. Great-grandparents are Ray and Berdina Granger of Colo and the late Fred and Martha Willemsen of Lynnville.