Birth announcements


Ashley Kremer and Jesse Miller, of Dowagiac, are the parents of a baby boy, Cade Miller, born 8:21 a.m. March 6, 2019.

He weighed 7 pounds and 13 ounces and was 21 inches long.

His siblings are Rylan Miller, 8 and Teagan Miller, 2.

Maternal grandparents are John Kremer, of Chicago and the late Maureen Kremer, of Dowagiac. Paternal grandparents are Chuck and Mary Miller, of Dowagiac.


Rebecca Manolovits and Kamran Ahmed, of Buchanan, are the parents of a baby girl, Isabella Ahmed, born 9:18 p.m. March 17, 2019.

She weighed 7 pounds and 10 ounces and was 20.5 inches long.

Her maternal grandparent is Trisha Mrozelc, of Buchanan. Maternal great-grandparent is Kathleen Koehler, of Buchanan.


Jaelin Arndt and Jacob Williams, of Dowagiac, are the parents of a baby girl, Jemma Williams, born 3:27 p.m. March 18, 2019.

She weighed 7 pounds and 11 ounces and was 20 inches long.

Maternal grandparents are Jan Arndt and Chris and Larinda Rockafellow, of Marcellus. Paternal grandparents are Dan and Tamera Williams, of Dowagiac.


Bonnie Clark and Nicholas Clark, of Buchanan, are the parents of a baby girl, Raelynn Elizabeth Clark, born 4:01 p.m. March 23, 2019.

She weighed 7 pounds and 15 ounces and was 20 ½ inches long.

Her maternal grandparents are Michael and Ramona Balos. Paternal grandparents are Larry and Chana Clark.

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