Family welcomes new year, new member

Katie and Andrew Oeltjenbruns cradle the newest member of their family, Asher Andrew. Asher was born Jan. 2 at 10:31 a.m. and is the Steele County’s first baby of the new year.

[Owatonna People's Press, January 02, 2010] Asher Andrew Oetljenbruns is 2010’s first new resident of Owatonna.

Andrew and Katie Oeltjenbruns rang in the new year by starting a new family. In fact, Katie started to feel the baby coming on Dec. 31, but it wasn’t until 2:45 p.m. Friday that the family went into the hospital. After a long night, Asher was born at 10:31 a.m. Saturday, weighing 8 lbs. 3 oz.

“I had a lot of support. I had a great nurse and my husband, both our moms and my sisters were there with me,” Katie said.

The baby was the first born at Owatonna Hospital.

Posted on January 04, 2010 in OB/GYNOwatonna HospitalOwatonna People's Press

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