Ezra Jakob Klopfer
He was born on May 29, 2014 at 7:37 p.m. at St. Anthony’s Health Center, the son of Ben Klopfer and Autum Gettings, both of Jerseyville. He weighed 7 pounds and 5 ounces. Grandparents are Michael Klopfer of Alton and Marsha and Dan Knoll of Grafton. Big sisters, Emma and Claire, are ages 15 and 7. Big brothers, Benjamini, Nicky, and Elijah, are ages 13, 12 and 11.
Sophia Mae Gleason
She was born on May 27, 2014 at 9:47 p.m. in St. Anthony’s Health Center, the daughter of Daren Gleason and Angie Roberts of Alton. She weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces and was 20.5 inches long. Siblings are Sirahjay Collins, age 8; Ariya Colllins, age 22 months; Daren Watley-Gleason Jr., age 5; Janiya Gleason, age 3; and Zakiye Gleason, age 22 months.
Maranda Ann Presley
She was born May 3, 2014, at 5:55 p.m. at Alton Memorial Hospital, Alton, the daughter of Daniel P. Presley Jr. and Tamara S. (Spence) Presley, both of Chesterfield, Ill. She weighed 7 pounds and was 20 inches long. Grandparents are Dan and Mary Presley of Meredosia and Randy and Mary Spence of Carlinville; great-grandparents are Della Presley of Calhoun, Ill.; Pat and Betty Ryan of Calhoun, Ill., and Tex and Betsy Wallace of Alton.
Marley Rae Kruse
She was born on May 27, 2014, at 10:27 a.m. in St. Anthony’s Health Center, the daughter of Sebastian Kruse and Lacey Sanders, both of Wood River. She weighed 4 pounds, 13 ounces and was 18 inches long. Grandparents are Kara Kruse of Roxana, Bil Sanders of Bethalto, and Tracey Bryant of Bethalto. Big sisters, Brooklyn and Karmen, are ages 6 and 2.
Louise Elizabeth Wegener
She was born on May 16, 2014, at 1:01 p.m. in St. Anthony’s Health Center, the daughter of Matt and Kristin Wegener of Bethalto. She weighed 7 pounds and 19 inches long. Grandparents are Joseph and Agnes Wegener of Godfrey and Jeff and Elizabeth Newton and Bethalto. Big brother, Abraham, is age 2.
Averie Rae Albrecht
She was born May 20, 2014, at 4:49 p.m., the daughter of Michael S. and Kimberly S. Albrecht of Wood River. She weighed 6 pounds 1 ounches and was 18 inches long. Grandparents are Bill and Ruth Albrecht of Godfrey and Bernie and Wanda Geist of Roxana. Big sisters Brianne Hammond and Addisonn Albrecht are ages 16 and 23 months, and big brother Austin Hammond is 13.
Megan Rose Hughey
She was born June 11, 2014, at 1:10 a.m. at Missouri Baptist Hospital, St. Louis, the daughter of Douglas Hughey and Jenny Hughey, both of St. Louis. She weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces, and was 20 1/2 inches long. She has one sister, Laura Lynn Hughey, 2. Grandparents are Jack and Myra Hughey of Alton; Cathy and Randy Massey of Godfrey; and Jerry and Chris Billeter of Macomb. Great-grandparents are Donna Massey of Godfrey and Carl and May Schelin of Dothan, Ala.