Category Archives: Births

Drew Vera Pipho


Bob and Lindsay Pipho are proud to announce the arrival of their daughter, Drew Vera.

Drew was born February 10, 2015 at 8:37 PM at Covenant Medical Center. She weighed in at 8 lbs., 10.5 ounces and was 20½ inches long. She was welcomed home by her big sister Paige and big brother Dane.

Grandparents are Greg and Donna Pipho of La Porte City, and Randy and Deb Albertsen of Dysart.

Great-Grandparents are Bob and Lorraine Pipho of Sumner.

Hannah Marie Gingrich


Taylor and Sarah Gingrich of Richfield, Minnesota, are proud to announce the arrival of their daughter, Hannah Marie. Hannah was born on December 22, 2014, and weighed 8 pounds and 3 ounces.
Grandparents are Craig and Deb Gingrich of Cedar Falls and Becky Rolland of La Porte City.

Sage and Luna Sadler


Dan and Jalana Sadler of La Porte City are pleased to announce the birth of their twin daughters. Sage Julianne and Luna Kae were born on November 12, 2014, at Covenant Medical Center in Waterloo. Sage weighed 5 lbs. 12.3 oz. and was 17.5” long. Luna weighed 5 lbs. 2.5 oz. and was 18” long.
Grandparents are John and Joleen Robb of La Porte City and Mike and Julie Sadler of Waterloo.
Also welcoming Sage and Luna are great grandmothers Marlene Reiter of Washburn and Bertha Robb Miller of Vinton.

Ruby Hazel Schares

ScharesRubyEric and Stephanie Roepke Schares are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Ruby Hazel. She was born on Saturday, March 22, 2014, in Portland, Oregon, at 6:58 PM. Baby Ruby weighed 7 lbs. and was 20¼ inches long.

She is welcomed by her sister Rose along with grandparents Rich and Barb Roepke of Aurora and Wayne and Denise Schares of La Porte City.

Alexis Jayne Bruce

Bruce_Alexis_webEric and Ashley Bruce are pleased to announce the arrival of Alexis Jayne Bruce on March 21, 2014. The little miss was born at Allen Memorial Hospital in Waterloo weighing 7 lbs. 2.7 oz. at 5:14 AM. She was 20 inches long.
Proud grandparents are Mike and Cindy Bruce of La Porte City and Randy and Ann Walton of Hiawatha and Beth Walton of Barstow, CA.