Brandon Wilwert and Billie Jo Stark of East Dubuque, Ill. are the parents of a son, Ryker Steven Wilwert, born Jan. 26, 2014 at Monroe Clinic in Monroe. He weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 20 inches long. Ryker joins four siblings: Ava, 6, Mia, 8, Parker, 8, and Keiden, 9.
Grandparents are Bill and Jean Stark of East Dubuque, Ill.; Steve and Dawn Wilwert of Epworth, Iowa; and Tammy Champion of Shullsburg. Great-grandparents are Stan and Jeanie Turpin of Galena, Ill.; Bob and Rita Moore of Argyle; Theresa Hennen of Dubuque, Iowa and Pat Biederman of Dubuque, Iowa.