Phil and Linda Gaertner of Newton announce the birth of a daughter, Hannah LaVera, who was born at 10:59 p.m. Aug. 7, 2008, at Newton Medical Center.


Phil and Linda Gaertner of Newton announce the birth of a daughter, Hannah LaVera, who was born at 10:59 p.m. Aug. 7, 2008, at Newton Medical Center.

Maternal grandparents are James and LaVera Parker of Buhler. Paternal grandparents are John and Marilyn Gaertner and the late Lynn Gaertner of Winterhaven, Fla.

Also welcoming her is big sister Evelyn and great-grandparents Marvin R. and Linda Voth of Goessel, and Fern Parker of Hill City.