Jeff and Carrie Shepard of Gypsum, Colo. are the parents of a daughter, Omie Cheryl, born on Jan. 10, 2014 at Valley View Hospital in Glenwood Springs, Colo. She weighed 8 lbs., 3 oz. and was 20 & 1/4 inches long.

Grandparents are Palmer and Cheryl Schneider of Webster City, Dale and Pam Soma-Mori of Spring Valley, Minn, and Tom and Audrey Severson of Joice. Great Grandparents are Alfred Soma of Harmony, Minn., Harold and Elaine Abrahamsen of Blue Island, Ill., and Palmer and Doris Schneider of Austin, Minn.