Birth announcements Lakeland Niles May 22 to June 1

Wordinger

Kristen and Scott Wordinger, of Niles, are the parents of a daughter, Adalynn Wordinger, born at 8:20 a.m. May 22, 2017.

She weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces and was 19.5 inches long.

Her siblings are Collin Wordinger, 4 and Olivia Wordinger, 2.

Leighton-Villwock

Patience Leighton and Christoper Villwock, of Edwardsburg, are the parents of a daughter, Valariee Rosemary Villwock, born at 8:09 a.m. May 26, 2017.

She weighed 9 pounds and was 21 inches long.

Her siblings are: Natalee Sue Villwock, 4, and Ryker Ray Gilson, 2.

Maternal grandparents are Tim and Elaine Leighton, of Middlebury, Indiana.

Paternal grandparents are Janet Mead, of Edwardsburg and Delmer Hummel, of Middlebury, Indiana.

Maternal great-grandparents are Kim Horn, of Florida, Walt Leighton, of Indiana and Darlene Gipson, of Indiana.

Paternal great-grandparent is Pamela Brown, of Edwardsburg.

Hernandez

Laura and Joshua Hernandez, of Buchanan, are the parents of a daughter, Sophia Hernandez, born at 6:19 a.m. June 1, 2017.

She weighed 7 pounds and 11 ounces and was 21 inches long.

Maternal grandparent is Diane Addis, of Glide, Oregon.

Paternal grandparent is Chris Addis, of Glide, Oregon.

Paternal great-grandparent is Beulah Addis, of Sutherlin, Oregon.

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