Drew and Heidi Van Wyk of New Sharon, IA are happy to announce the birth of a girl, Aleah Hope, born April 22, 2011. She joins a sister Hannah, 2 ½. Proud grandparents are Eldon and Doris Krikke of Sanborn, IA and Dennis and Donna Van Wyk of New Sharon. Great grandmothers are Grace Hartog and LaVera Krikke of Sanborn, Ellen Wynia of Edgerton, MN, and Sylvia Nieuwsma of Pella, IA.
Monica and Seth Erling of Hopkins, Minnesota are the parents of a baby girl. Eleanor Rae was born on April 18, weighing 8 lbs. 7 oz. and 22 inches long. Eleanor has one big brother, Emmett Willem, age 2 1/2. Grandparents are Ron and Cindy Willemsen of Pella, Ginny Erling of Madison, WI and Paul Erling of Spring Green, WI. Great-grandparents are Ray and Berdina Granger of Colo, IA.