Birth announcements

Horner

Charlotte Horner was born at 3:33 p.m. on July 6, 2019, at Spectrum Lakeland Health in Niles to Abigayle Johnson and Kenneth Horner. She weighed 6 pounds, 10 ounces and was 20.5 inches long.

Her maternal grandparents are Chris Johnson and Danielle Cleveringa, of Brighton, Colorado.

Her paternal grandparents are Tammy Kennedy and Kenny Horner Jr., of Niles.

Her maternal great-grandparents are Cindy Honebein and Doug Honebein, of Denver, Colorado.

Her paternal great-grandma is Clara Singleton.

Bement

Karoline J. Bement, of Cassopolis, was born at 9:07 p.m. on June 11, 2019, at Spectrum Lakeland Health in Niles to Kimberly Bement and Jesse Bement. She weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces and was 20.5 inches.

Her siblings are brothers Jackson Bement, 11, and Colt Bement, 8.

Her maternal grandparents are Randy and Suzette Ahonen, of Dowagiac.

Her paternal grandparents are Jerry and Julie Bement, of Dowagiac.

Berrien County

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Berrien County

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Giving

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