Recent births, reported July 14, 2016.

July 14, 2016

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Births took place at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital, unless indicated otherwise. 

  • Elias John VanHuizen, the son of Amanda Card of Shelby, was born July 6, 2016.
  • Harleigh Kae Howe, the daughter of Angel Madsen and Dominic Howe of Ludington, was born July 6, 2016.
  • Jackson Friese Kelly, the son of Janelle and Seth Kelly of Custer, was born July 6, 2016.
  • Alayah La’Shaye Wilkerson-Allen, the daughter of Janya Hawkins and Marcellus Wilkerson of Baldwin, was born July 9, 2016.
  • Thea Salome Ridley, the daughter of Emily and Gary Ridley Jr. of Ludington, was born July 12, 2016.
  • McKennie Joan Sirks, the daughter of Erica Hinds and Williams Sirks of Ludington, was born July 12, 2016.

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