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Elise and Jared Pottkotter, baby Vincent, surrounded by Thaddeus, Samuel, Henry and Thomas.

(1-3-20) The first baby of 2020 was born at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys on Thursday, January 2, 2010 at 8:59 p.m.   Vincent Joseph Pottkotter, son of Elise and Jared Pottkotter of Maria Stein, weighed in at 8 lbs, 11.2 oz, and was 21 inches long.

Vincent is welcomes home by brothers:  Thaddeus Jude, age 7; Samuel Alfred, age 6; Henry David, age 4; and Thomas Eugene, age 2.

Maternal grandparents are Kenneth and Angela Bertke of Maria Stein and paternal grandparents are Dale and Lois Pottkotter of Carthagena.  Vincent is grandbaby #12 for both sets of grandparents.

The New Year’s baby born at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital receives a case of diapers, a blanket handmade by our Volunteers and $100 from the Hospital.