Thursday, May 23, 2013
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December 18, 2012
Aurora Alejandra Mendoza Diaz was born to Andy Diaz and Lorena Mendoza of Dallas at 8:25 p.m. on Dec. 2 at Salem Hospital Family Birth Center.
She weighed 5 pounds, 11 ounces, and was 18 1/4 inches long.
Aurora is the couple's first child.
Grandparents are Sebastian and Lorriane Diaz of Monmouth and Joselion and Alicia Mendoza of Dallas.
Great-grandparents are Joseph and Juana Jamie Luna Belgado of Independence and Julian Prado Ruiz and Leonora Garcia-Moreno of Michoacan, Mexico.
Ryker Robert Gries was born to Ryan Gries and Karly Mirgel of Salem at 8:11 p.m. on Dec. 4 at Salem Hospital Family Birth Center.
He weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces, and was 18 1/2 inches long.
Ryker joins Derek, 6, and Reilly, 3.
Grandparents are Larry and Vikky Hillyer of Dallas, Mike and Elizabeth Hughes of Salem, and Ray Gries of California.
Anna Belle Johnson was born to Colin and Alison Johnson of Dallas at 7:37 a.m. on Dec. 8 at Salem Hospital Family Birth Center.
She weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces, and was 19 1/2 inches long.
Anna joins Madison, 7, and Isaiah, 4.
Grandparents are Robert and Deborah Johnson of Dallas, Josh and Cindy Jordan of Bakersfield, Calif., Paul and Janell Anderson of Albany, and Don and Dee Plueard of Glendale, Ariz.
Jasper Jusic Belleque was born to Brode Belleque and Colette Sedlacek of Dallas at 2:37 a.m. on Dec. 10 at Salem Hospital Family Birth Center.
He weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces, and was 21 inches long.
Jasper is the couple's first child.
Grandparents are Matt and Janine Belleque of Dallas and Don and Dawn Sedlacek of Independence.