Births (Feb. 11)
RIVER FALLS AREA HOSPITAL
Adeline Florence Swanson was born Feb. 1, 2010, to Bridget and Russell Swanson of River Falls. Also welcomed by grandparents: Don and Dorothy Armstrong of Ellsworth and Mark and Roz Swanson of Woodbury, Minn.
Kylie Rose Schaefer was born Feb. 1, 2010, to Bridget and Timothy Schaefer of River Falls. Also welcomed by brother, Brodie; grandparents: Daniel and Annette Schwab of Hudson and Richard and Corinne Schaefer of Beldenville; and great-grandmother, Darleen Schaefer of Arcadia.
Bryn Harper Goetsch was born Jan. 31, 2010, weighing seven pounds, 14 ounces, and was 20 inches long. She is the daughter of Chad and Emily Goetsch of River Falls. Also welcomed by grandparents: Ann Weeden of Plymouth, Minn., Mark Goetsch of Plymouth, Minn., and Jeff and Teri Genal of Green Bay.
Philip Eugene Merta was born Feb. 1, 2010, weighing eight pounds, nine ounces and 21 1/2 inches. He is the son of Joseph and April Merta of Ellsworth. Also welcomed by siblings: Nathaniel, Marcus, Emilia and Gabriella; grandparents: Carol and Jerry Merta and Gary and Kathy Tapp, all of Ellsworth; and great-grandparents: Alice Merta of River Falls, Keith and Rosemary Price of Rose Creek, Minn., and Glenn and Shirley Tapp of Rose Creek, Minn.
Leah Jo Kochendorfer was born Feb. 4, 2010, weighing eight pounds, two ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long. She is the daughter of Nate and Jessica Kochendorfer of Roberts. Also welcomed by sister, Emma; brother, Evan; grandparents: Dave and Janet Kochendorfer of Bruce, and Jose and Kerry Reis of Prescott; and great-grandparents: Virginia Reis of River Falls, Phyllis Althoff of Red Wing, Minn., Larry and Ramona Kochendorfer of Bruce and Doris Rosenberg of Colfax.