Dec. 19, 2014

Cassy Shaner and Brandon Ruffing announce the birth of their baby boy, Blade Denis Ruffing, on Dec. 19 at 12:19 p.m. He weighed 5 lbs., 14 oz. and was 18.5 inches long, delivered by Dr. Duane Johnson.

He was welcomed home by his older brother, Liam Thomas Ruffing.

Grandparents are Lisa and Kelly Craig of Antwerp, Thomas Ruffing of Antwerp and the late Sherri Ruffing.

Great-grandparents are Marsha and William Kolb of Defiance and Paulette and Denny Shaner of Paulding.