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Births: Aug. 1-14

Published 5:07pm Sunday, August 19, 2012


Westin Taylor

Toni and Todd Taylor, of Washington, N.C., are the parents of a son, Westin Taylor, born Aug. 1, 2012, in Greenville, N.C. He weighed 10 pounds, 2 ounces, and was 19 inches long.

Maternal grandparents are Clara and William Woolard, of Washington, N.C. Paternal grandparents are Jackie and Butch Taylor, of Dowagiac.



Connie West and Wes Weimer, of Niles, are the parents of a daughter, born Aug. 10, 2012, at Lakeland-Niles. Bralyn weighed 7 pounds.

The West/Weimer family is also the parents of two sons and a daughter, Gavin, 13, Hannah, 12, and Eathyn, 2.

Maternal grandparents are Mike and Ruth Phillips, of Benton Harbor. Paternal grandparents are Dennis and Pat Girten, of Osceola, Ind. Paternal great-grandparent is Robert “Gibby” Gibbens, also of Osceola.



Angela Bauman and Justin Bell, of Buchanan, are the parents of a son, born Aug. 12, 2012, at Lakeland-Niles. He weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces.

The Bell’s are also the parents of a son, David, 4.

Maternal grandparents are Donna Bauman and Jim Davis, both of St. Joseph. Maternal great-grandparents are Richard and Shirley VanZile, of St. Joseph. Paternal great-grandparents are Edward and Beverly Anderson, of Buchanan.



Lisa Hubbard, of Niles, is the parent of a son, born Aug. 14, 2012, at Lakeland-Niles. He weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces.

The Hubbard family also includes Benjamin, 3.

Grandparents are Marilyn Tokarz, deceased, and Thomas Tokarz, of St. Joseph. Great-grandparents are Earl P. Hubbard Sr., of Texas, and Marie Hubbard, of Niles.



Kevin and Kristine Kelly, of Edwardsburg, are the parents of a son, born Aug. 14, 2012, at Lakeland-Niles. He weighed 6 pounds, 2 ounces.

The Kelly’s are also the parents of two daughters, Destany, 13, and Hanna, 12.

Maternal grandparents are Kelly Berggren, of Edwardsburg. Paternal grandparents are Clair and Joyce Kelly, of Elkhart, Ind. Maternal great-grandparents are Eileen Rank of Temperance.

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