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Matthew Benecke and Shayla Benecke of Napoleon are proud to announce the birth of their son, Levi Ernest Benecke, Jan. 13, 2023, at Henry County Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces, and measured 22 inches. Maternal grandparents are Jenny and Aaron Brown of Wauseon. Paternal grandparents …

Brittany Zephyr and Robert Swanson of Napoleon are proud to announce the birth of their son, Robert Joseph Swanson, Jan. 10, 2023, at Henry County Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds and measured 18 1/2 inches. He was welcomed home by 7-year-old Hailey Swanson and 3-year-old Bailey Swanson. Matern…

Trisha Wojtyna of Defiance is proud to announce the birth of her daughter, Charlee Ann Wojtyna, Jan. 9, 2023, at Henry County Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces, and measured 20 inches. She was welcomed home by 15-year-old Brionna Ann Navarre. Maternal grandparent is Ann Long of Defiance.

Kenneth Joseph Westhoven, 31, Liberty Center, operator, to Haley Ann Wolfe, 28, Liberty Center, applicator.

Rob and JoAnn Elston of Napoleon are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Oaklyn Noelle Elston, Dec. 30, 2022, at Toledo Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces, and measured 20 inches. She was welcomed home by 21-year-old Brenna Elston, 18-year-old Marrah Elston, 8-year-old Calli…

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Lester and Dorothy Shufelt of McClure will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary Jan. 10.

Jordan and Autumn Finn of Napoleon are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Eden Victoria Finn, Dec. 22, 2022, at Henry County Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces, and measured 20 inches. She was welcomed home by 2-year-old Adelaide. Maternal grandparents are Tim Richard of Na…

Tyler and Dana Williamson of Napoleon are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Melody Lynn Williamson, Dec. 15, 2022, at Henry County Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces, and measured 20 inches. Maternal grandparents are Sarah Caruso and Jim Caruso of Milan, Michigan, and Brya…

Cecelia Omlor and Seth Omlor of Holgate are proud to announce the birth of their son, Elijah Gerrard Omlor, Dec. 16, 2022, at Henry County Hospital. He weighed 6 pounds, 3 ounces, and measured 20 inches. He was welcomed home by 8-year-old Owen. Maternal grandparents are Susie and Dean Smalle…

Eric John Coressel II, 36, Liberty Center, iron worker, to Jordan Marie Sidel, 27, Liberty Center, operator.

Jennifer Gonzalez and Travis Jones of Defiance are proud to announce the birth of their son, Treyvon Melvin Thomas Jones, Dec. 5, 2022, at Henry County Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces, and measured 20 inches. He was welcomed home by 14-year-old Travis Jones Jr., 19-year-old Aundraya…

Angela and Alan Snow of Paulding are proud to announce the birth of their son, Ethan Oliver Alan Snow, Dec. 10, 2022, at Henry County Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 4.5 ounces, and measured 20 inches. He was welcomed home by 19-year-old Garett, 18-year-old Alexandria, 12-year-old Kaitlin, 10…

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George and Nancy Emery of Napoleon will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Dec. 22.

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Scott Gerken and Erynn Williams were united in marriage Nov. 26, 2022, at St. John Lutheran Church, Deshler, by Pastor James Wenger.

Jake Roger Grim, 24, New Bavaria, engineer, to Alexis Nikole Menendez, 25, Defiance, teacher.

Arianna Arquette and Joseph Donelson III of Bryan are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Maya Avery Donelson, Nov. 16, 2022, at Henry County Hospital. She weighed 5 pounds, 5.3 ounces, and measured 18 1/2 inches. Maternal grandparents are Vanessa Peralez of Bryan and Anthony Arqu…

Lucas and Taylor Schroeder of Ridgeville Corners are proud to announce the birth of their son, Beckham Lee Schroeder, Nov. 17, 2022, at Henry County Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 8 ounces, and measured 21 inches. He was welcomed home by 4-year-old Bud and 2-year-old Boone. Maternal grandpar…

Katie R. Good and Kyle West of Hamler are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Malia Jayde West, Nov. 30, 2022, at Henry County Hospital. She weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces, and measured 20 1/2 inches. She was welcomed home by Harper Rose West. Maternal grandparents are Rachel Good of …

Daniel and Cecile Chambers of Liberty Center recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary.

Alex and Amy Birtcher of Napoleon are proud to announce the birth of their son, Brooks Robert Birtcher, Nov. 18, 2022, at Henry County Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, and measured 21 inches. Maternal grandparents are Jan and Linda Leaders of Napoleon. Paternal grandparents are Dave and Betty …

Jason and Lisa Caswell of Whitehouse are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kayla Ann Caswell of Waterville, to Nicholas Gabriel Lange of Waterville, son of Carey and Beth Lange of Napoleon.

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Evelyn Carlile of Napoleon will celebrate her 101st birthday on Nov. 28. Carlile is currently a resident at Vancrest Assisted Living in Holgate, where she enjoys bingo, musical entertainers and visits from family and friends. Friends and family are invited to an open house at Vancrest Assist…

Nathan and Samantha Andonian of Holgate are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Bristol Mae Andonian, Nov. 11, 2022, at Promedica Toledo Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds, 4 ounces, and measured 19 inches. She was welcomed home by 4-year-old Savannah, 2-year-old Maddox and 2-year-old…

Felesha McMahon and Galen Powers of Napoleon are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Lakoda Rayne-Virginia Powers, Oct. 28, 2022, at Henry County Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds, 10 ounces, and measured 18 inches. She was welcomed home by 12-year-old Kieden, 8-year-old Isaac, 6-yea…

McKenzie and Logan Wagner of Holgate are proud to announce the birth of their son, Cameron Lee Wagner, Nov. 9, 2022, at Henry County Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces, and measured 20 1/2 inches. Maternal grandparents are Chad and Kelli Digby of Malinta. Paternal grandparents are Bria…

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Joe and Phyllis Wagner will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Nov. 24.

Craig and Amber Bostelman of Napoleon are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Ellie Sophia Bostelman, Oct. 22, 2022, at Henry County Hospital. She weighed 9 pounds, 3 ounces, and measured 22 inches. She was welcomed home by 9-year-old Isaac, 7-year-old Micah, 4-year-old Ethan and …

Jeremy and Amelia Witkowski of Wauseon are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Everly Kay Witkowski, Oct. 22, 2022, at Henry County Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds and measured 21 inches. She was welcomed home by 12-year-old Joyce, 7-year-old Juliet and 1-year-old Carly. Maternal g…

Andrew Jay Stolaruk, 25, Fort Wayne, packaging engineer, to Jenna B. Jeffers, 25, Liberty Center, human resources.

Gilbert Sonnenberg will celebrate his 95th birthday on Nov. 19. Friends and family are invited to celebrate with him at an open house Saturday, Nov. 19 from 2-4 p.m. at Genacross Alpine Village, Napoleon. Cards can also be mailed to Genacross Lutheran Services, Room 413, 1036 S. Perry St., N…

William and Debbra Spiess will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Nov. 10.

Leighann Ford of Defiance is proud to announce the birth of her son, Gabriel Ford, Oct. 26, 2022, at Henry County Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces, and measured 22 inches. Maternal grandparent is Christina Ford of Defiance.

Ron and Wendy Pilkington of Napoleon are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Rachel Marie Pilkington of Malinta, to Zachary Eugene Morris of Malinta, son of Rudy and Julee Morris of Defiance.

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Ervin and Erma Haas will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary Nov. 9.

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Becky and Michael Goure of Napoleon will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Oct. 28.

Chris and Jessie Rentschler of Liberty Center are proud to announce the birth of their son, Ridley Ryan Rentschler, Oct. 17, 2022, at Henry County Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces, and measured 20 inches. He was welcomed home by 6-year-old Reylyn and 4-year-old Charlie. Maternal grand…

Michael and Cara Boss of Napoleon are proud to announce the birth of their son, Burrow Thomas Boss, Oct. 18, 2022, at Henry County Hospital. He weighed 5 pounds, 9 ounces, and measured 20 1/2 inches. Maternal grandparents are Scott Myers of Marion and Tina Myers of Napoleon. Paternal grandpa…

Danielle Mann and Tyler Lovell of Defiance are proud to announce the birth of their son, Declan Lovell, Oct. 9, 2022. He weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces, and measured 20 inches.

Trevor Wayne Smith, 21, Napoleon, stone quarry operator, to Jaydan Sue Medina Vondeylen, 20, Napoleon, store room attendant.

Caden Robert Brown, 21, Napoleon, UPS, to Libbey Ann Phipps, 21, Napoleon, student.

Haley and Devon Sonnenberg of Napoleon are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Callahan Marie Sonnenberg, Sept. 22, 2022, at Henry County Hospital. She weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces, and measured 20 1/2 inches. She was welcomed home by 15-month-old Tucker. Maternal grandparents are B…

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Mel and Margaret Wachtmann will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary Oct. 19.

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Jack and Kathy Garvin of Wauseon are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Garvin of Wauseon, to Justin Bless of Curtice, son of Randy and Sue Bless of Curtice.

Zachary Eugene Morris, 25, Malinta, state trooper, to Rachel Marie Pilkington, 25, Malinta, phlebotomist.

Rosemary Pfau is celebrating her 90th birthday. Friends and family will be celebrating the milestone on Oct. 1.

Dylan Armey and Abbigail Murphy of Napoleon are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Emerson Rae Armey, Sept. 15, 2022, at Henry County Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces, and measured 19 1/2 inches. She was welcomed home by 8-year-old Troy and 4-year-old Kendalyn. Maternal …

Clayton and Amanda Bockelman of Napoleon are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Gracie Emma Bockelman, Sept. 1, 2022, at Henry County Hospital. She weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces, and measured 19 1/2 inches. She was welcomed home by 3-year-old Nora and 1-year-old Piper. Maternal gran…

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A local family recently recognized five generations. Pictured are (front, from left) Elias Elliot, Clara Hagen, Alexandria Hicks, (back) Kathy Snyder Fenter, William Hagen and David Snyder.

Jeremy Edward Pease, 35, Napoleon, sales rep, to Krysta Lynette Gerdeman, 33, Napoleon, childcare provider.

Jared Allan Gillen, 27, Liberty Center, construction worker, to Alissa Ann Weaver, 25, Liberty Center, cosmetoligist.