ALL IN THE FAMILY: Majewski; Channing; Bergstedt; Lamoureux; and Budisalovich new arrivalsSix babies all share a special bond.
ALL IN THE FAMILY
Thaddeus Kazimierz Majewski
BORN AT: 6:46 p.m. April 13, 2013, in Mother Baby Center at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis, weighing 6 pounds, 13 ounces, and measuring 19 inches.
PARENTS: Laura and Tomasz Majewski of Richfield, Minn.
GRANDPARENTS: Sally and Tim Bergstedt of Duluth and Barbara and Stanislaw Majewski of Warsaw, Poland.
GREAT-GRANDPARENTS: Sue and Richard Bowman and Bette Salmonson, all of Duluth; Stanislawa Majewski and Zofia Bialobrzeski, both of Warsaw, Poland; and the late Carl Bergstedt, Kazimierz Majewski and Tadeusz Bialobrzeski.
PARENTS CHOSE THIS NAME BECAUSE: Thaddeus was Tom’s maternal grandfather (Tadeusz in Polish); Kazimierz was his paternal grandfather (Casmir in English).
Grace Katherine Channing
BORN AT: 4:30 a.m. May 6, 2013, in United Hospital in St. Paul, Minn., weighing 5 pounds, 5 ounces, and measuring 18-1/4 inches.
PARENTS: Katie DeGrio Channing and Chris Channing of St. Paul.
GRANDPARENTS: Ron and Maureen DeGrio of Duluth, Maryellen Channing of Chicopee, Mass., and the late Norman Channing.
GREAT-GRANDPARENTS: The late Robert G. and Kathleen (Hill) Johnson and Armand and Annette (Sabot) DeGrio.
WE CHOSE THIS NAME BECAUSE: We like that Grace is a classic name and think that her full name embodies elegance and sophistication — all of which we hope she will personify.
Cecily Elaine and Bette Sue Bergstedt
BORN AT: 7:49 p.m. May 19, 2013, in Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids, Minn., weighing 6 pounds, 1 ounce, and 6 pounds, 9 ounces, and both measuring 19 inches.
PARENTS: Leah and Tom Bergstedt of Minneapolis.
GRANDPARENTS: Rich and Chris Jansma of North St. Paul and Tim and Sally Bergstedt of Duluth.
GREAT-GRANDPARENTS: Bette Salmonson and Richard and Sue Bowman, all of Duluth.
Augustus ‘Augie’ Gerald Lamoureux
BORN AT: 10:30 p.m. Aug. 4, 2013, in Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, weighing 8 pounds, 1 ounce, and measuring 20-1/2 inches.
PARENTS: Jessica Lind-Lamoureux and Henri Lamoureux of Columbia Heights, Minn.
GRANDPARENTS: Jerry and Nanci Lind of Burnsville, Minn., and Cheryl Sabot and Leonard Lamoureux, both of Duluth.
GREAT-GRANDPARENTS: Jean Sabot of Duluth and the late Fred Sabot Jr.
Noah Russell Budisalovich
BORN AT: 2:26 a.m. Aug. 28, 2013, in St. Luke’s hospital in Duluth, weighing 7 pounds, 3 ounces, and measuring 19.9 inches.
PARENTS: Nicole Dahlgren Budisalovich and Eric Budisalovich of Hermantown.
GRANDPARENTS: Denise and Paul Dahlgren, Diane Sandstedt and Randy Budisalovich, all of Duluth.
GREAT-GRANDPARENTS: MaryAnn Dahlgren and Helen Budisalovich, both of Duluth, and the late Armand and Annette (Sabot) DeGrio.
WE CHOSE THIS NAME BECAUSE: Mom just liked the name Noah and Russell is named after my dad’s grandpa.
Thaddeus, Grace, Bette Sue, Cecily, Augustus and Noah are all the great-great-grandchildren of Fred and Elvera (Skoglund) Sabot. Bette Sue and Cecily are first cousins with Thaddeus. Their great-grandmother is Bette Sabot Salmonson and their grandpa is Tim Bergstedt.
Grace and Noah are second cousins and their great-grandmother is Annette Sabot DeGrio. Grace’s grandpa, Ron DeGrio and Noah’s grandma, Denise DeGrio Dahlgren, are siblings.
Augustus’ great-grandfather is Fred Sabot and his grandma is Cheryl Sabot Lamoureux.
Bette Sabot Salmonson, Annette Sabot DeGrio and Fred Sabot Jr. are siblings making the grandpas and grandmas first cousins. Grandpa Tim and Grandpa Ron were born the same day a couple of hours apart!