She was born at 8:27 p.m. Aug. 22, 2016, in Missouri Baptist Hospital in St. Louis, the daughter of Thomas and Laura Van Dusen of Wentzville, Mo. She weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and was 20 inches long. Grandparents are Nick and Karen Bowman of Godfrey and the late Dale Van Dusen. Great-grandmother is Gladys Swearingen of Kewanee. Big brother, Ryan Van Dusen, is age 2.