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Kyndrie Briankha Terry
POLSON — Kaelan, Kiara, Aryanna, Zaylaria, Zaylan, Braelynne and Tyrius Terry welcomed a Christmas gift to the family in 2017. Sister, Kyndrie Briankha Terry was born Christmas day, 2017 at the Nesting Place in Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Polson. Kyndrie was 20.5 inches and weighed 6 lbs., 3 ozs.

Her parents are Kendra and Brian Terry of Polson.

Maternal grandparents are Kamala and Hugh Penttila.

Paternal grandparents are Debra and James Terry.

Darren Phillip Shourds
POLSON — Kasey Brazill and Jesslyn Wilder are excited to announce the birth of their brother, Darren Phillip Shourds. Darren was born December 21, 2017 at the Nesting Place in Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Polson. He was 21 inches and weighed 9 lbs., 1 oz.

Darren’s parents are Franchesca Finley and Kenneth Shourds of Elmo.

Maternal grandparent is Melanie Joseph; great-grandparents are Evelyn and Darryl Joseph.

Paternal grandparents are Janice Ness and Phillip Shourds.

Ellis Reign Sherwood
POLSON — Ellis Reign Sherwood was born December 29, 2017 at the Nesting Place in Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Polson. He was 20 ? inches and weighed 8 lbs., 13 ozs.

Ellis’ parents are Israel Shortman and Dayson Sherwood of St. Ignatius,

Maternal grandparent is Sunny Mahseelah.

Paternal grandparent is Leah Morton.

Amelia Jacqlynn Oberg
POLSON — Amelia Jacqlynn Oberg was born December 20, 2017 at the Nesting Place in Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Polson. She was 17 inches and weighed 5 lbs., 11 ozs.

Amelia’s mother is Amanda Oberg.

Maternal grandparents are Lisa Larson and Wade Oberg.

Juniper Noelle Niemeyer
POLSON — Sequia and Cypress Niemeyer, Dakotah Bordman and Ayla Knapp are excited to announce the birth of Juniper Noelle Niemeyer. She was born December 21, 2017 at the Nesting Place in Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Polson.

Juniper was 20 inches and weighed 8 lbs., 11.5 ozs.

Her parents are Sally Meier and Forrest Niemeyer of Polson.

Maternal grandparents are Stephanie and Daniel Meier; great-grandparents are Lois and Gordon Meier and Jackie and Frank Bender.

Paternal grandparents are Debbie and Joe Niemeyer

Paternal great-grandparents are Charolle and Kenny Forbs and Connie and Joe Niemeyer.

Alexa Grace Koehn
POLSON — Levi, Bethany, Laci and Lamar Koehn are proud to announce the birth of their sister, Alexa Grace Koehn. She was born December 30, 2017 at the Nesting Place in Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Polson. Alexa was 20 inches and weighed 8 lbs., 3 ozs.

Her parents are Lisa and Ryan Koehn of Ronan.

Maternal grandparent is Myrna Giesbrecht.

Paternal grandparents are Micheline and Larry Koehn.

Sawyer Leigh Flamand
POLSON — Keiton and Lillian Flamand and Sarah Stillsmoking are excited to announce the birth of their sister, Sawyer Leigh Flamand. Sawyer was born December 29, 2017 at the Nesting Place in Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Polson. She was 20 inches and weighed 9 lbs., 1 oz.

Sawyer’s parents are Heidi Gale and Kenneth Flamand of Polson.

Maternal grandparents are Dawn and Steve Gale; great-grandparents are Hannah and Donald Gale and Lorraine and Robert Neimann.

Paternal grandparents are Carolyn Zolback and Samson Flamand; great-grandparents are Sarah Stillsmoking Wells and Luke Wells and Rita Hoyt and Albert Flamand.

Aya Natividad Bystrom-Johnson
POLSON — Aya Natividad Bystrom-Johnson was the first baby born in 2018 at the Nesting Place in Providence St. Joseph Medical Center. Aya was born January 9, 2018. She was 20 inches and weighed 7 lbs., 15.9 ozs.

Her parents are Jackelen and True Bystrom-Johnson of Poslon.

Paternal grandparents are Judy Bystrom and Dale Johnson.

Providence St. Joseph Medical Center presented Aya and her parents with two gift baskets for being the first baby born in 2018.

Jeezy Giovanni Yellow Owl
POLSON — Nona, Lala, Cali, Gotti, Montana and Olavi Yellow Owl would like to announce the birth of their brother Jeezy Giovanni Yellow Owl. Jeezy was born December 22, 2017 at the Nesting Place in Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Polson. He weighed 8 lbs., 1 oz.

His parents are Desara and Aron Yellow Owl of Polson.

Maternal grandparents are Verla Smith and Fred Patten; great-grandparents are Bonnie and Harold Smith and the late Ronnie Patten and Rita Lang Yazzie.

Paternal grandparents are Carol Michel and Alvin Yellow Owl; great-grandparents are Irene Tailfeathers and Donald Michel and Jennie Wells and Dominick Yellow Owl.

Ryahlynn James Fisher
RONAN — Ryahlynn James Fisher was born December 29, 2017 at St. Luke Community Hospital. She weighed 6lbs., 14ozs. and joins siblings Brandon, Jonathan, Isabela, and Owen of Ronan

Parents are David Fisher and Shannon Sheridan of Ronan. 

Paternal grandparents are Vernon and Karen Fisher of St. Ignatius. 

Maternal grandparents are Joan Colman of Ronan and Thomas and Linda Sheridan of Dixon.

Aurora Cohl Quaring
RONAN — Aurora Cohl Quaring was born December 27, 2017 at St. Luke Community Hospital.  She weighed 5lbs., 15ozs. and joins siblings Hartlin and Skiler Quaring of Ronan

Parents are Cammeron Quaring and Catrina Plummer of Ronan.

Paternal grandparents are Linda Brown and Ernie Quaring of Ronan. 

Maternal grandparents are Julie Weber of Ronan and Gordon Baker of Kalispell.

William Noah Wallace
RONAN — William Noah Wallace was born January 8, 2018 at St. Luke Community Hospital. He weighed 7lbs., 2ozs. and joins brother Eric James Wallace

Parents are William and Sarah Wallace of Polson.

Paternal grandparents are Aaron and Robin Wallace of Polson.

Maternal grandparents are Eric and Linda Jubb of Polson.