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Births 1-5-10

Published 12:00pm Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Leona Mozader
Leona Mozader


Stephanie Smith and Brandon Mozader of Edwardsburg are the parents of a daughter, Leona Mozader, born Dec. 21, 2009. She weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces and was 19.5 inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Wendy and Don Smith. Paternal grandparents are Melanie and Dallas Mozader.


Philip and Cynthia Dah of Berrien Springs are the parents of a daughter, Isabella Leila, born Dec. 24, 2009 at Lakeland-Niles. She weighed 9 pounds, 1 ounce.
The Dahs are also the parents of a son, Elijah, 2.
Maternal grandparents are Margarita Vega and Pedro Hernandez of Menden, Conn. Paternal grandparents are Saw and Ampeiro Dah of Bloomingburg, N.Y.
Maternal great-grandparents are Elija and Ewojo Vega and Felizita and Pedro Hernandez of Aguada, Puerto Rico. Paternal great-grandparents are Pahsnue and Samson Dah and Manuel and Asuncion Decastro of the Philippines.


Rebecca Welch and Joseph Simpson of Niles are the parents of a son, born Dec. 28, 2009 at Lakeland-Niles. He weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces.
They are also the parents of two sons.
Maternal grandparents are Tom and Sue Welch of Niles. Paternal grandparents are Sue Simpson of Buchanan and Otto Simpson of Niles.
Maternal great-grandparents are Barb Conrad and Mary Welch of Niles. Paternal great-grandfather is Elwood Bell of Niles.


Meagan Shell and James Smetts of Buchanan are the parents of Tristan David Shell, born Dec. 29, 2009 at Lakeland-Niles. He weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces.
Maternal grandmother is Tabatha Shell of Buchanan. Paternal grandfather is Victor Aranda of Dowagiac.
Maternal great-grandparents are Donald and Nancy Swartz of Buchanan. Paternal great-grandparents are John and Bernice VanBuren of Gobles, Mich.

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