Jason and Kelly Rauch of Oskaloosa are the parents of a baby boy, Kelson Craig. Born in Knoxville, IA on March 27, 2013, Kelson weighed 8 lbs. 3 oz. and 21 inches tall. Grandparents are Craig and Karen Hudson of Pella, Jim and Kim Koellner and Darin and Sue Rauch of Fremont. Great-grandparents are Kenneth and Esther Van Gent of Pella, Donald and Donna Hudson of Ottumwa, Lavonne and Zelda Rauch of New Sharon, Larry and Linda Welch of Centerville, Loretta Hyde of Pella and Marge Koellner of Milton. Kelson was welcomed home by his big sister, Klara Belle, age 2.
Kyle and Brenda (De Vries) Boot of Indianapolis, Indiana are happy to announce the birth of their daughter, Elisabeth Anneke. She was born Friday, February 22, 2013. She weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces, and measured 19.5 inches. Grandparents are Verle and Corrine Boot of Pella and Bob and Norma De Vries of Monroe. Great-grandparents are Esther Boot, Jo Van Walbeek, and Carl Van Donselaar, all of Pella.