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Births: July 16

Published 3:01pm Sunday, July 15, 2012

Hollingsworth-Whelchel

Bryce Whelchel and Kara Hollingsworth, of Niles, are the parents of a daughter, born July 10, 2012, at Lakeland-Niles. She weighed 5 pounds, 6 ounces.

Maternal grandparents are Jeff and Tina Wynn, of Galien; and Tom and Diane Hollingsworth, of Buchanan.

Paternal grandparents are Bryce Whelchel, of Niles, and Lise Whelchel, also of Niles.

Vanlue

Jason and Kendra Vanlue, of Buchanan, are the parents of a son, born July 9, 2012, at Lakeland-Niles. He weighed 5 pounds, 12 ounces.

The Vanlue’s are also the parents of one son, Clayton, 4; and one daughter, Anna, 2.

Butrick-Davies

Melissa Davies and Brett Butrick, of Cassopolis, are the parents of a son, born July 12, 2012, at Lakeland-Niles. He weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces.

The Butricks are also the parents of a daughter, Britney, 19 months.

Maternal grandparents are Scott and Sonya Davies, of Cassopolis. Paternal grandparents are Scott and Shelly Butrick, of Niles. Maternal great-grandparents are Christina Davies of Alabama. Paternal great-grandparents are Marsha Butrick, of Cassopolis.

Clark

Rachel and Eric Clark, of South Bend, are the parents of a son, Roman Wade Clark, born June 2, 2012, at Elkhart General Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds 2 ounces and was 21 inches long.

His brother is Dalton Clark and his grandparents are Sue and Dennis Clark, of Cassopolis, and Bob and Deb Krempec, of Osceola, Ind.

Buckhanan

Louisiana and Joseph Buckhanan, of Niles are the parents of a son, born July 9, 2012, at Lakeland-Niles. He weighed 8 pounds 6 ounces.

The Buckhanans are also the parents of a daughter, Alaska, 2.

Maternal grandparents are Scott and Stacy Smith, of Sheridan, Ind., and Rene Smith and Jon Jacobs, of Niles. Paternal grandparents are Jerry and Marie Buckhanan, of South Bend.

Maternal great-grandparents are Ruby Rampoldt, of South Bend; Rolf Rampoldt, of Niles; and Kaye Smith, of Niles. Paternal great-grandmother is Laura Sager, of Leslie, Mich.

Lawson-Coons

Samantha Lawson and Gary Coons, of Dowagiac, are the parents of a son, born July 6, 2012, at Lakeland-Niles. He weighed 8 pounds 4 ounces.

They are also the parents of a daughter, Isabelle Coons, 2.

Maternal grandparents are Maria Lawson and Jerry Lawson, of Dowagiac. Maternal great-grandmother is Oralia Mitchell, of Dowagiac.

Rutkowski-Luttrell

Randi Rutkowski and Michael Luttrell, of Edwardsburg, are the parents of a son, Hunter Michael Luttrell, born Friday, July 6, 2012, at Lakeland-Niles. He weighed 5 pounds 3 ounces.

Maternal grandparents are Michele Simrell, of Niles, and Randy and Dian Rutkowski, of Niles. Paternal grandparents are Kathleen Collins, of Edwardsburg, and Michael Luttrell, of Cassopolis.

Maternal great-grandparents are Wilda VanLue, of Niles, and Carl and Elaine Loyd, of Mishawaka. Paternal great-grandparents are Barbara Rockwell, of Dowagiac, and Sandra and William Morse, of Marcellus.

Kitch-Sizemore

Donald Kitch and Evelyn Sizemore, of Edwardsburg, are the parents of a son, Hayden Donald Kitch, born July 3, 2012, at Lakeland-Niles. He weighed 8 pounds 5 ounces.

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