Births

  • Elie Meierbachtol and Eddie Joy a boy. A son and first child, Emerson Meierbachtol Joy, was born April 3, 2014, in Missoula, Mont., to Elie Meierbachtol and Eddie Joy, of Missoula. He weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces and measured 21¾ inches. Grandparents are Suzanne Warren and Tony Meierbachtol, of Hood River, and Linda and Ed Joy, of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.
  • Justin Sean Hilton and Breanna Racheal Neptune a girl. A daughter, Brielle Kaylea Hilton, was born March 17, 2014, at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital to Justin Sean Hilton and Breanna Racheal Neptune of The Dalles. She weighed 7 pounds, 13.8 ounces and measured 19.5 inches. Grandparents are Alan and Melody Hilton, of Hood River, Stacie Rider, of The Dalles, and Doug Mangiamelli, of Auburn, Wash. Great-grandparents are Kathie McQueary, of Hood River, and Larry and Linda Hilton, also of Hood River. Gyneth Roberts, of Hood River, is the baby’s great-great-grandmother. Delivered at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital.
  • Jacob and Briana Thompson a boy. A son, Atlas David Thompson, was born March 11, 2014, at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital. His parents are Jacob and Briana Thompson, of Hood River. He weighed 10 pounds, 1 ounce and measured 22 inches. Delivered at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital.
  • Leah (Bryerton) and Casey Lyon a girl. A daughter, Mischa Violet Lyon, was born March 1, 2014, to Leah (Bryerton) and Casey Lyon of Eugene. She weighed 8 pounds, 11 ounces. She joins a big sister, Jada Joy. Grandparents are Patty Lyon, of Eugene, Richard and Jane Lyon, of Dixon, Calif., and Linda Short and Mark England, of Hood River. Joyce Sweeney, of Eugene, is the baby’s great-grandmother.
  • Collin and Jessica Sullivan a boy. A son, Byren Michael Sullivan, was born Jan. 13, 2014, at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital to Collin and Jessica Sullivan, of Hood River. He weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces, and measured 20¾ inches. He joins a brother, Turner, 2. Grandparents are Perry and Melanie Thompson, of Hood River and Elmer and Brenda Kinder, of White Salmon, Wash. Great-grandparents are Marvel Yates of Hood River and Ione Speer of White Salmon. Delivered at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital.
  • Collin and Jessica Sullivan a boy. A son, Byren Michael Sullivan, was born Jan. 13, 2014, at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital to Collin and Jessica Sullivan, of Hood River. He weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces and measured 20¾ inches. He joins a brother, Turner, 2. Grandparents are Perry and Melanie Thompson, of Hood River, and Elmer and Brenda Kinder, of White Salmon, Wash. Great-grandparents are Marvel Yates, of Hood River, and Ione Speer, of White Salmon. Delivered at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital.
  • Nathan and Rachael Fox a boy. A son and first child, Elliott Joseph Fox, was born Dec. 30, 2013, at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital to Nathan and Rachael Fox, of Cascade Locks. He weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces and measured 20¾ inches. Grandparents are Don and Ginny Bland, of Portland, Ore., and Adrian and Sue Fox, of Washougal, Wash. Delivered at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital.
  • Kenton C. and Amanda F. Chandler a boy. A son, Sheldon Anthony Chandler, was born Dec. 21, 2013, at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital to Kenton C. and Amanda F. Chandler, of Hood River. He weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces and measured 22 inches. He joins brothers Gus and Austin, 11, Lane, 9, and Hugh, 7. Grandparents are Pam and Wade Chandler, of Hood River, and Peter and Susan Balesteri, of Watsonville, Calif. Delivered at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital.
  • Lorena Ruiz and Gerardo Guardado a girl. A daughter, Jailah Alexandra Guardado-Ruiz, was born Oct. 20, 2013, at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital to Lorena Ruiz and Gerardo Guardado, of Hood River. She weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce and measured 20 inches. She joins a sister, Jennifer Alyiah, 9, and a brother, Ceasar Gerardo, 8. Grandparents are Jose and Maria Ruiz, of Hood River (originally from Colotlan, Jalisco, Mexico), and Delia and Serafin Guardado, of S. Tangamandapio, Michoacan, Mexico. Delivered at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital.
  • Isaac and Heidi Robinson a boy. A son, Seth David Robinson, was born Oct. 20, 2013, in Sierra Vista, Ariz., to Isaac and Heidi Robinson, of Sierra Vista. He weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces and measured 20 inches. He joins a brother, Elijah, 6, and sister, Isabelle, 3. Grandparents are Randy and JoAnn Frazier, of Hood River, and Dean and Virginia Robinson, of Mesa, Ariz. Great-grandparents are Bob and Shirley Nickelsen, of Hood River, and Aretha Robinson, of Utah.
  • Michael and Mya (Wonsyld) Gibson a girl. A daughter and first child, Gianna Leia Gibson, was born Oct. 2, 2013, at Mary Birch Hospital in San Diego, Calif., to Michael and Mya (Wonsyld) Gibson, of San Diego. She weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces and measured 20½ inches. Grandparents are John Wonsyld and Risa Wonsyld, both of Hood River, Norma Gibson, of San Diego, and Tom and Jane Gibson, also of San Diego. Mona Ricchiuti, of Palomar Mountain, Calif., is the baby’s great-grandmother.
  • Donny and Amber Cheli a girl. A daughter, Piper Grace Cheli, was born Sept. 22, 2013, at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital to Donny and Amber Cheli, of Hood River. She weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces and measured 21¼ inches. She joins a brother, Noah, 2½. Grandparents are Bob and Sandy Hawke, of Hood River, Angela Greer, of Hood River, and Donald Cheli, of Aberdeen, Wash. Beverly Hawke, of Hood River, is the baby’s great-grandmother. Delivered at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital.
  • Annie and Tristan Service a girl. A daughter and first child, Ava Love Bricole Service, was born Aug. 31, 2013, at home to Annie and Tristan Service, of The Dalles. She weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces and measured 21 inches.
  • Justin and Lacey Collins a girl. A daughter, Suttyn Penelope Collins, was born Aug. 29, 2013, at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital to Justin and Lacey Collins, of White Salmon, Wash. She weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces and measured 19½ inches. She joins a brother, Cameron Charles Collins, 3½. Grandparents are Kevin and Robin Collins, of White Salmon, Wash., and Wendy Delehant (Riggleman), also of White Salmon. Great-grandparents are Arnold and Judy Collins, of Canby, Murray and Bobby Kiggins, of Hood River, Ron and Sharol Riggleman, of White Salmon, and Mike and Lydia Kimlinger, of Salem, Ore. Great-great-grandparents are Ed and Rose Grove, of Underwood, Wash., and Ralph and Pinky Kimlinger, of Juneau, Alaska. Delivered at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital.
  • Jeremy and Kara Young a boy. A son, Kacey Richey Young, was born Aug. 20, 2013, at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital to Jeremy and Kara Young, of Hood River. He weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and measured 19½ inches. He joins brothers Kalvin, 9, and Kody, 5. Grandparents are Jim and Jenny Young, of Prescott, Ariz., and Craig and Aleath Nichols, of West Jordan, Utah. Edith Tripp, of Monroe, Utah, is the baby’s great-grandmother. Delivered at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital.

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