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Births 2-23-10

Published 11:42am Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Ropp-Gallogous
Cortni Ropp and Billy Gallogous of Niles are the parents of a son, born Feb. 13, 2010 at Lakeland-Niles. He weighed 8 pounds 6 ounces.
Maternal grandparents are Beth Ropp and Chris and Cheryl Ropp of Niles.
Paternal grandparents are Donna and Albert Hardmon of Niles.

Rodriguez
Ramiro and Erica Rodriguez of Niles are the parents of a son, born Feb. 15, 2010 at Lakeland-Niles.  He weighed 7 pounds 5 ounces.
Maternal grandparents are David and Jody Burris of Dowagiac and Dennis Raabe and Janet Nelson of Dowagiac.
Paternal grandparents are Bonifacio Jr. and Silvia Rodriguez of Fennville.
Maternal great-grandparents are Bonnie Jean Stalpin of Niles, Gary and Jane Parker of Dowagiac, and Bill and Marie Raabe of Niles.
Paternal great-grandparent is Concepcion Rojas of Austin, Texas.

Durham-Shoemaker
Tracey Durham and Travis Shoemaker of Berrien Springs are the parents of a daughter, born Feb. 16, 2010 at Lakeland-Niles. She weighed 7 pounds 4 ounces.
Durham and Shoemaker are also the parents of two sons and one daughter: Travis Jr., 20; Troy, 14; and Lexi, 12.

Hoskin-Bennett
Steve Hoskin and Megan Bennett of Niles are the parents of a daughter, born Feb. 15, 2010 at Lakeland-Niles. She weighed 7 pounds 14 ounces.
Hoskin and Bennett are also the parents of two daughters: Deziree, 14, and Jaiden, 12.
Maternal grandfather is Paul Bennett of Niles.
Paternal grandmother is Jill Hoskin of Niles.
Maternal great-grandparents are Evelyn Bailey and Gloria and Cecil Bennett of Niles.
Paternal great-grandmother is Donna McInobe of Niles.

Ashton
Phil and Lesa Ashton of Benton Harbor are the parents of a daughter, born Feb. 13, 2010 at Lakeland-Niles. She weighed 7 pounds 3 ounces.
Maternal grandparents are Bates and Shirley Burnett of Benton Harbor.
Paternal grandparents are Jim and Damaris Ashton of Delaware.

Aalfs
Aaron and Carrie Aalfs of Niles are the parents of a son, born Feb. 13, 2010 at Lakeland-Niles.  He weighed 8 pounds 11 ounces.
The Aalfs are also the parents of one daughter: Chloe, 2.
Maternal grandparents are Phil and Kathie Lane of Buchanan.
Paternal grandparents are April and Ron Aalfs of Buchanan.
Maternal great-grandmother is Nadine Deitrich of Coloma.
Paternal great-grandparents are Gene and Margaret Aalfs of Buchanan.

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