Lania Laarman and Patrick Laarman, of Manistee, welcome the birth of a baby boy.

Theodore Patrick Laarman was born on Dec. 28, 2017, at Munson Healthcare Manistee Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds and 12 ounces, and measured 19 and a half inches.

Maternal grandparents are Dale and Joanie Rosema, of Grand Rapids. Paternal grandparents are Brian and Gwen Laarman, of Grand Rapids.


Rebecca Bayle and David Tuka, of Manistee, are proud to announce the birth of a baby girl.

Nora Jean Tuka was born on Dec. 29, 2017, at Munson Healthcare Manistee Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds and 7 ounces, and measured 18 inches.

Maternal grandparents are Deb Bayle, of Manistee, and Tom Bayle, of Scottville.

Paternal grandparents are the late John and Judy Tuka, of Manistee.


Posted by Ashlyn Korienek

Ashlyn is the cops & courts and city reporter for the Manistee News Advocate. You can reach her at (231) 398-3109 or

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