Clint and Greta Hogrefe of Meridan are thrilled to announce the birth of their first born child. Esther Louise was born on April 29 and she weighed 8 lbs. and 5 oz.
Grandparents are Robert and Shirley Anderson of Stanhope and Dennis and Janeen Hogrefe of Albert City. Great-grandparents are Eunice Neuhaus of Bennington, Neb. and Virgil and Annette Anderson of Albert City.