Sarah Hammerstrom and Andrew Schmidt are happy to announce the birth of their daughter, Raylin Avery Schmidt, at 2:20 p.m. on August 18, 2009. Raylin weighed 7 lb. 6 oz. and measured 21 inches long at her birth, and she was welcomed home by her brothers Michael and Hudson.
Grandparents are Denny Hammerstrom of Mason City, Kelly Hammerstrom of Sioux City, and Russ and Laura Schmidt of Cherokee. Great-grandparents are Marlyne and Gene Linkvis and Clarice and Lad Speck, all of Sioux City, the late Ron Hammerstrom, Leona Moret of Washta and the late William Moret, and Jim and Elaine Schmidt of Holstein.