Pictured are Shannon and Josh Knouff with their son, Elijah.
(1-3-18) The first baby of 2018 was born at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys on Monday, January 1, 2018 at 4:24 p.m. Elijah John Knouff, son of Shannon and Josh Knouff, weighed 9 lbs, 7 oz and was 21 inches long.
The maternal grandparents are Jim and Cher Puthoff of St. Henry. Paternal grandparents are Terry & Cece Kremer of Celina and paternal grandfather, Jerry Knouff, deceased.
The New Year’s baby born at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital receives a case of diapers, wipes, formula, a handmade blanket and $100 from the Hospital.