Birth announcement: Owen Francis Geiss |

Birth announcement: Owen Francis Geiss

Owen Francis Geiss was born May 4, 2009, to parents Linda and Ed Geiss of Carbondale, at Valley View Hospital in Glenwood Springs.

Owen’s grandparents are Don and Judy Kanzler of Cherry Hill, N.J., and Ed and Pat Geiss of Lake in the Hills, Ill.

Owen’s older brother, Bear, was particularly excited to meet him and likes/licks him very much.

The family sends special thanks to Adriana Brown, Lisa Treadway and all the other midwives, Dr. O’Donnell, Dr. Ellen Brooks, and all the nursing staff at Valley View, as well as the family members and friends who provided ever-present and continuing support and good wishes. Thanks also to the countless people involved in this whole experience!