ALL IN THE FAMILY: Connor Lee Chapman, Austin Samuel Nutter and Derek Daniel Chapman new arrivalsALL IN THE FAMILY Connor Lee Chapman born Sept. 3, 2011; Austin Samuel Nutter born Sept. 5, 2011; and Derek Daniel Chapman Nov. 16, 2011.
Connor Lee Chapman
I WAS BORN: Sept. 3, 2011, in Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth.
MY PARENTS ARE: Travis and Kasey Chapman of South Range.
MY BROTHER IS ARE: Brody, 4.
MY GRANDPARENTS ARE: Dale and Lori Copp of Brule; Jeff Ogren of Iron River; and Dan Chapman and Millie and Russell Tuura, all of South Range.
MY GREAT-GRANDPARENTS ARE: Ray Granlund of Brule; Randy and Helen Stegmann of Iron River; Weasel and Marge Ogren of Port Wing; Bill and Evelyn Nutter of South Range; and the late Reginald and Elaine Chapman.
MY PARENTS CHOSE THIS NAME BECAUSE: Dad mentioned the name and Mom liked it. My great-grandma Helen suggested “Lee” for my middle name and they thought it fit perfectly.
PARENTS’ WISH OR ADVICE: We will always love and support you. Follow your dreams and you can do anything you set your mind to. Treat others the way you want to be treated.
SOMETHING SPECIAL: Seeing the excitement on your brother’s face when he saw you for the first time! You were the first cousin to arrive, followed shortly by Austin and then Derek. It will be fun to watch you all grow up together.
Austin Samuel Nutter
I WAS BORN: Sept. 5, 2011, in Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth.
MY PARENTS ARE: Jason and Amy Nutter of South Range.
MY GRANDPARENTS ARE: Diane Pearson and John Autio of Maple; Terry Pearson of Storm Lake, Iowa; and Millie and Russell Tuura and Dan Chapman, all of South Range.
MY GREAT-GRANDPARENTS ARE: Violet Anderson of Iron River; Bette Pearson of Poplar; Bill and Evelyn Nutter of South Range; and the late Reino Anderson, Dean Pearson and Reginald and Elaine Chapman.
MY PARENTS CHOSE THIS NAME BECAUSE: My cousin Sophie suggested Austin and Mom and Dad loved it! Samuel was my great-grandpa Reino’s middle name.
PARENTS’ WISH OR ADVICE: We hope for you to have a happy and memorable childhood. We want you to know how loved and cherished you are.
SOMETHING SPECIAL: You were born on Labor Day — how perfect! Your cousin Connor was born two days before you and your cousin Derek was born 2-1/2 months after you. We hope you boys have a strong bond and friendship.
Derek Daniel Chapman
I WAS BORN: Nov. 16, 2011, in Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth.
MY PARENTS ARE: Derek Chapman and Jamie Shaw of South Range.
MY SIBLINGS ARE: Stephanie, 18; Tiphanie, 13; and Andrew, 12.
MY GRANDPARENTS ARE: John and Corleen Shaw of Superior and Daniel Chapman and Millie and Russell Tuura, all of South Range.
MY GREAT-GRANDPARENTS ARE: William and Evelyn Nutter of South Range and the late Arleen Schmidt, Cordell Smebak and Reginald and Elaine Chapman.
MY PARENTS CHOSE THIS NAME BECAUSE: I was named after my daddy and my grandpa, Daniel Chapman.
PARENTS’ WISH OR ADVICE: Our wish for you, our son, is that you grow up happy and healthy and that you always be the person you want to be. May you reach every goal you set!
SOMETHING SPECIAL: I was the third born to the Chapman/Nutter family. Me and my cousins are only 2-1/2 months apart. When I was born I was already an uncle to Teyah Arleen Shaw. I am my daddy’s first son, mommy’s second son and the fourth born in our family.