Mark and Stacy Boender of rural Oskaloosa are the parents of a baby girl, Allison Grace Boender, born January 5, 2012 at the Pella Regional Health Center, Pella, Iowa. Allison weighed eight pounds, thirteen ounces and was 21 inches long.
Her maternal grandparents are Fred and Sandy Van Den Broek of Otley, Iowa and great-grandmother is Esther Vande Lune of Pella. Allison’s paternal grandparents are Steven and Janet Boender of rural Oskaloosa. Her paternal great-grandparents are Gene and Beverly Ferguson of rural Oskaloosa and Harry and Elizabeth Boender of Oskaloosa. Allison Grace is welcomed home by Ethan Joel, Amelia Joy, Elijah Cole and Anton Mark.
Eric and Kayla Spillman of Marshalltown are the parents of a baby boy, Ean Alyn, born December 11, 2011. Ean weighed 8 lbs. 7 oz. and was 22 inches long. Grandparents are Jerry and Marie Vander Wert of Pella and Greg and Karen Spillman of Marshalltown. Great-grandparents are Loren and Janice Vander Wert of Pella, Carl Van Donselaar of Pella, Carl Spillman of Cedar Falls, Gretchen De Vilder of Albion, and Jerry and Phyllis Frohwein of Newton.