Welcome, Baby New Year!
Piper Ann Hogrefe was the first baby born at Buena Vista Regional Medical Center for 2013. The daughter of Tony and Ashley Hogrefe of Wall Lake came into the world Jan. 2 at 11:34 p.m. She weighed a healthy 10 pounds 11 oz. and was 21 inches long. Piper was expected Dec. 26. The Hogrefes are both employed at BVRMC - Ashley in medical records and Tony in maintenance and security. Piper is welcomed home by big brother Carter, 8, and big sister, Briley, 6. Proud grandparents are Gary and Julie Hogrefe, Albert City; Tim Gullett, Wall Lake; and Ann Dornath, Wall Lake. /Photo by Lorri Glawe