Nursery News (December 23, 2009)
Ryder James Houkom, son of Kelsey and Anthony Houkom, West Fargo, was born on December 8, 2009, at 9:32 a.m., at MeritCare. He weighed 9 pounds, 14 ounces, and was 20 inches long.
Christian James Furman, son of Christy McCann-Furman and Kyle Furman, West Fargo, was born on December 13, 2009, at 11:01 p.m., at Innovis Health. He weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces, and was 20 3/4 inches long. He joins a brother, Christopher Kyle.
Grandparents are Jackie McCann, Fargo, and the late L. James McCann, Becky ant Brent Thayer, Britton, S.D., and the late Keith Furman. Great-Grandmother is Helen Siewardson, Britton, S.D.
Thomas Ansell Johnson, son of Arin and Bruce Johnson, West Fargo, was born on December 16, 2009, at 1:26 p.m., at MeritCare. He weighed 8 pounds, 13 ounces, and was 21 1/4 inches long.
Aiden Patrick Smith, son of Nicole and Joe Smith, West Fargo, was born on December 17, 2009, at 4:05 a.m., at Innovis Health. He weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces, and was 20.5 inches long. He joins a sister, Grace.
Grandparents are Kathy and Mike Mertz, Aberdeen, S.D., and Lindi Smith, Albion, N.Y. Great-Grandparents are Burdette Nerland, Roslyn, S.D. and Dorothy Mertz, Bowdle, S.D.
Jane Marie Bowles, daughter of Amy and Jason Bowles, West Fargo, was born on December 18, 2009, at 4:42 p.m., at MeritCare. She weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces, and was 20 1/2 inches long.
Aubrey Amena Cronin, daughter of Rebeka and Brian Cronin, Reile's Acres, was born on December 15, 2009, at 11:44 a.m., at MeritCare. She weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces, and was 19 inches long.