Celebrations, Births, Weddings

1990s

Faith C. (Chichester) Opiela, B.S., 1998, M.Ed., 2002 & 2006, and husband Mark announce a daughter, Sophia Christine, born March 29, 2013. Sophia is welcomed by sister Annalise. The family resides in Grand Haven.

Gregory C. Ayers, B.F.A., 1999, and wife Allison announce a son, Connor Gregory, born May 21, 2012. The family resides in Chicago, Illinois.

Andrea L. (VanderStel) Snyder, B.A., 1999, and husband Matthew announce a daughter, Reagan Elizabeth, born November 24, 2012. The family resides in Allendale.

2000s

Beth A. (Beaufait) Brodnicki, B.S., 2000, M.S.P.T., 2002, and Steven E. Brodnicki, B.S., 1998, M.S.P.T., 2001, announce a son, Graham Thomas, born February 27, 2013. Graham is welcomed by brothers Charles and Luke. The family resides in Hudsonville.

Rebecca L. Sack, B.B.A., 2000, and Ryan Grasmeyer on June 23, 2013.

Chrystena L. Talamantez, B.A., 2000, and Armando V. Talamantez, B.B.A., 2000, announce a son, Joaquin, born on April 4, 2013. The family resides in Arlington, Texas.

Julie C. (Winger) Tallent, B.S., 2000, and husband Marcus announce a daughter, Molly Katherine, born April 14, 2013. Molly is welcomed by siblings Abby and Evan. The family resides in Shelby Township.

Amy K. (Rakoski) Cole, B.F.A., 2001, and husband Eddie announce a son, Edward Christian, born February 28, 2013. The family resides in Grand Rapids.

April L. Hornbuckle, B.A., 2001, and husband Michael announce a daughter, Terilyn Margaret, born January 4, 2013. The family resides in Highland, Indiana.

Jillian A. (Corsi) Prantera, B.S., 2001, and husband Bill announce a daughter, Emerson Faith, born December 27, 2012. The family resides in Bruce Township.

Rachel G. (Molina) Ysasi, B.A., 2001, and husband Joesph G. Ysasi, B.B.A., 2002, announce twins, Gabriela and Lucas, born on March 18, 2013. The family resides in Zeeland.

Nakeya K. (Crawford) Frank, B.S.N., 2002, and Scott D. Frank, B.B.A., 2002, announce a daughter, Mila Harper, born January 1, 2013. The family resides in Haledon, New Jersey.

Andrea L. (Hawkins) Helms, B.S.N., 2002, and husband Cody announce a son, Benjamin Odin, born February 13, 2013. Benjamin is welcomed by siblings Meghan and Alexander. The family resides in Mulliken.

Aaron M. Seifferlein, B.A., 2002, and wife Ana announce a son, Santiago, born March 22, 2013. Santiago is welcomed by brother Sebastian. The family resides in Sandusky, Ohio.

Brooke L. (Stanley) Byrne, B.S., 2003, and Matthew C. Byrne, M.S., 2004, announce a son, Finnegan William, born April 15, 2013. Finnegan is welcomed by brother Tristan. The family resides in Byron Center.

Jillian E. Dyer, B.B.A., 2003, and Jonathon Koets on June 1, 2013.

Jason A. LaBaumbard, B.S., 2003, and wife Jennifer announce a son, Evan James, born on June 20, 2013. The family resides in Grandville.

James C. Sidou, B.B.A., 2003, and wife Danielle announce a son, Elias James, born March 1, 2013. The family resides in Lakeland, Florida.

Sharon A. (Koole) Byington, B.S., 2004, and Walter M. Byington, M.Ed, 2007, announce a daughter, Lauren Celeste, born January 26, 2012. The family resides in Wyoming.

Scott B. DeVries, B.S., 2004, and Laura Greene on March 8, 2008.

Jennifer B. (Dietch) Olney, B.S., 2004, and husband Adam announce a daughter, Avery Brook, born January 11, 2013. The family resides in Whitmore Lake.

Julie R. (Watjer) Vander Pol, B.E., 2004, and husband Mark announce a son, Reuben Gerald, born on June 23, 2013. Reuben is welcomed by siblings Alexia, Tytus and Elliot. The family resides in Edgerton, Minnesota.

Jennifer L. Crake, B.A., 2005, and fiancé Jason Lipa announce a son, Jameson Paul, born April 25, 2013. The family resides in Attica.

Melissa G. (Van Slembrouck) Favot, B.S.N., 2005, and David C. Favot, B.S.N., 2005, announce a son, Ryan David, born January 16, 2013. The family resides in Canton.

Katie A. (Lewis) Hayes, B.A., 2005, M.Ed. 2008, and husband Matt announce a son, Malcolm Archer, born April 21, 2013. The family resides in Waterford.

Richard M. Markiewicz, B.S., 2005, and Nicole Martini on August 16, 2013.

Sarah L. (McPherson) McDade, B.S., 2005, and husband Craig R. McDade, B.S., 2005, announce a daughter, Grace Carah, born August 28, 2012. Grace is welcomed by brother Carson. The family resides in Belleview, Florida.

Jonathan E. Osborn, B.S., 2005, and wife Erika announce a daughter, Victoria Colleen, born March 1, 2013. The family resides in Forest Park, Illinois.

Beth A. (Aldridge) Postema, B.S., 2005, and husband Curt announce a daughter, Audrey Annabelle, born June 26, 2013. Audrey is welcomed by siblings Cole and Lillianna. The family resides in Allegan.

Jean M. (Bumstead) Ricord, B.A., 2005, and husband Jesse announce a daughter, Sophia JennaMarie, born March 3, 2013. Sophia is welcomed by brothers Aaron and Ty and a special guardian angel sister Jenna. The family resides in Alden.

Lindsey R. Jacob, B.S., 2006, and Lisa Cole on January 12, 2012.

Dennis K. LaGorio, Jr., B.A., 2006, and wife Tiffany announce, a son, Asher Marc, born February 7, 2013. The family resides in Chicago, Illinois.

Nicole F. (Britten) Rodammer, B.S., 2006, and husband Nicholas A. Rodammer, B.B.A. 2005, M.S., 2009, welcome a daughter, Britten Jean, born May 8, 2013. Britten is welcomed by brother Benjamin. The family resides in Grand Rapids.

Nicole L. (Morris) Dahl, B.S.N., 2007, and husband Andy announce a daughter, Alyssa Claire, born January 26, 2013. The family resides in Auburn.

Steven R. Denhof, B.S., 2007, and wife Jeniece announce a son, Noah Joseph, born February 27, 2013. The family resides in Grand Rapids.

Christen E. (Hernandez) Fox, B.A., 2007, and Douglas M. Fox, B.B.A., 2005, announce a daughter, Alessandra Grace, born July 22, 2013. The family resides in Grand Rapids.

Jennifer O. Malinowski, B.S., 2007, and Joe Teague on August 16, 2013.

Nicole A. (Tinsley) Mitchell, B.S., 2007, and husband Jeremy announce a daughter, Lena June, born August 1, 2013. The family resides in Linden.

Kimberly C. (Jacobsen) Rangel, B.S., 2007, and Zachary S. Rangel, B.S., 2007, announce a daughter, Brooke Rangel, born May 25, 2013. The family resides in Grand Ledge.

Erica L. Bechtel, B.S., 2008, and Joel R. Bailey, B.B.A., 2008, on June 1, 2013.

Gina M. Hinel, B.S., 2008, and Kenneth E. Games, B.S., 2009, on June 15, 2013.

Jacqueline M. (Ridley) Kareus, B.S., 2008, and husband Matthew announce a son, Connor Alan, born on May 31, 2013. The family resides in Freeland.

Michelle E. (Hamilton) LeGault, B.A., 2008, and husband David A. LeGault, B.A., 2008, announce a daughter, Winifred Katherine, born April 9, 2013. The family resides in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Amanda C. (Tarasiewicz) McCarty, B.S., 2008, and husband Richard McCarty III, B.S., 2008, announce a son, Richard James IV, born July 26, 2013. The family resides in Alto.

Cristina R. (Teijeiro) Stoll, B.A., 2008, and Jeffrey A. Stoll, B.S., 2006, M.P.A., 2010, announce a son, Noah Peter, born on August 6, 2013. The family resides in Allendale.

Andrew J. Dykstra, B.B.A., 2009, and Jana Borgman on August 18, 2012.

Jennifer M. Pietraz, B.N., 2009, and Benjamin D. Langholz, B.A., 2011, on June 29, 2013.

Rebecca Y. (King) Rodriguez, B.A., 2009, and husband Dante announce a son, Miguel Timothy, born January 15, 2013. The family resides in Zeeland.

Amber J. Vermote, B.S., 2009, and Colin DuBord on June 22, 2013.

2010s

P. Daniella Mejia-Reyes, B.B.A., 2010, and Augusto Egred on June 21, 2013.

Ashley E. Shembarger, B.A., 2010, and Will Thorsberg on June 3, 2013.

Kevin M. Bouwman, B.A., 2011, and wife Kendra announce a son, Olivier Kennedy, born March 24, 2013. The family resides in Grand Rapids.

Allison E. Pentecost, B.A., 2011, and Kenneth W. Horne, B.A., 2011, on May 19, 2012.

Kylie (Darling) Hussain, B.A., 2012, and husband Syed announce a son, Ryan Edgar, born on February 28, 2013. The family resides in Grand Haven.

Katherine J. Bobrowski, B.S., 2012, and Jacob Hartford on April 19, 2013.

Brittney G. Hannivan, B.S., 2012, and Andrew Kirby, B.S., 2012, on June 22, 2013.

Delicia L. Legato, B.B.A., 2012, and Kevin E. Kimball, B.S., 2012, on June 22, 2013.

 

In Memoriam

1970s

Michael L. Goodness, B.S., 1975, of Owosso on February 19, 2013.

Stephen M. Peterson, B.Phil., 1975, M.B.A., 1980, of Grand Rapids on March 16, 2013.

1980s

Robert H. Toms, B.S., 1983, of Belding on January 20, 2013.

1990s

Frederic D. Byrne, B.S., 1990, of Big Rapids on February 13, 2013.

Michael E. Dickson, B.B.A., 1993, of Ann Arbor in January 2013.

2000s

Cullen J. Finnerty, B.B.A., 2008, of Howell on May 28, 2013.

Paul D. DeWolf, B.S., 2010, of Schoolcraft on July 24, 2013.

Christopher M. Evans, B.B.A., 2010, of Evergreen Park, Illinois, on July 4, 2013.

Joshua P. Kanary, B.A., 2010, of Mentor, Ohio, on April 28, 2013.
 

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