Thursday, May 23, 2013
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February 27, 2013
Cruz Alejandro Urena was born to Didier and Ellen Urena of Monmouth at 4:22 p.m. on Nov. 17 at Samaritan Albany General Hospital.
He weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces, and was 19 1/2 inches long.
Cruz is the couple's first child.
Grandparents are Carey and Beth Yliniemi of Monmouth, Adela Urena of Monmouth and Virgil Urena of Salem.
Presley Cricket Yliniemi was born to Ben and Jena Yliniemi of Fort Meade, Md., at 8:46 p.m. on Dec. 28 at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md.
She weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces, and was 20 inches long.
Presley is the couple's first child.
Grandparents are Carey and Beth Yliniemi of Monmouth and Mike and DeAnn Ainsworth of Monmouth.
Great-grandparents are Marvin and Donna Ainsworth of Monmouth, Robert and Joan Cobine of Independence, Jake and Madeline Yliniemi of Park Rapids, Minn., and Robert Perko of St. Louis.
Zoey Nikole Rose Olsen-Smith was born to A.J. Olsen-Smith and Amanda Denton Olsen-Smith of Grand Ronde at 8:20 a.m. on Feb. 14 at Salem Hospital Family Birth Center.
She weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces, and was 18 inches long.
Zoey joins Hannah, 9, and Abby, 2.
Grandparents are Jeff and Donna Smith of Astoria, Debbie Ann of Hermiston and Mike Graham of Washington
Dazen Carter Lynch was born to Colin Lynch and Michelle Peralta of Dallas at 2:22 p.m. on Feb. 17 at Salem Hospital Family Birth Center.
He weighed 6 pounds, 9 ounces, and was 19 1/2 inches long.
Dazen joins Jason, 5, Aiden, 4, and Brooklin, 2.
Grandparents are Brian Gibbs Sr. of Dallas, Kelly Epperson of Grand Ronde and Tammy Sheets Lang of Independence.
Great-grandparents are Michael and Jan Lynch of Santa Cruz, Calif.
Abigail Jane Smucker was born to Matt and Holly Smucker of Independence at 7:04 p.m. on Feb. 17 at Salem Hospital Family Birth Center.
She weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces, and was 20 inches long.
Abigail joins Grace, 21 months.