Ethan David Vander Laan

Staff reports

Erin and Emily Vander Laan of Darien announce the birth of their second child, Ethan David Vander Laan, born Feb. 22, 2009. He was born at Good Samaritan Hospital in Downer's Grove, weighed 9 lbs. 7 oz. and was 21 1/2 inches long. He was welcomed home by his three-year-old sister Elle.

Maternal grandparents are David and Mary Schulz, Downer's Grove. Paternal grandparents are Cathy (Elden) Decker, Aledo, and Leon (Hisako) Vander Laan of Essex, Massachusetts.

Maternal great-grandmother is Norma Schulz of Marco Island, Florida.

Paternal great-grandparents are Bud and Dorthena Vander Laan of Orange City, Iowa.