Blake Christopher Crede

Staff reports

Megan and Joe Crede announce the birth of their second son, Blake Christopher Crede. He was born on Aug. 27, 2009. Blake weighed 8 lbs. 6.2 oz. and was 18 inches long.

Welcoming Blake are his brother Ryan; maternal grandparents, Colleen and John Daniels, Delbert and Corena Ferguson, all of Aledo; paternal grandparents, Rev. John and Barbara Crede of Moline; maternal great-grandparents, Gerry and Larry Howie of Viola, and paternal great-grandfather, Ralph Kropen of Sun City, Ariz. and great-grandfather Ed DeBlock.