Birth announcements

Orvis

Rachel and Dean Orvis, of Dowagiac, are the parents of a daughter, Riley Orvis, born at 7:22 p.m. Nov. 3, 2018.

She weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 19 ½ inches long.

Her siblings are Bo Orvis, 5, and Reagan Orvis, 3.

Maternal grandparents are Dave and Cindy King, of Onawa, Iowa. Paternal grandparents are Bob and Glenna Orvis, of Reed City, Michigan. Maternal great-grandparent is Alma Romine, of Onawa, Iowa. Paternal great-grandparent is Joyce Sandell, of Reed City, Michigan.

Trinidad

Kiptrinn and Joshua Trinidad, of St. Joseph, are the parents of a son, Clay Trinidad, born at 8:55 p.m. Nov. 9, 2018, at Lakeland-Niles.

Caleb weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce and was 21 inches long.

He has one brother, Kamrin Peden.

Maternal grandparents are Cathy Kiser, of St. Joseph and Dave Frizzel, of Benton Harbor. Paternal grandparents are Ron and Nancy Trinidad, of St. Joseph.

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