— Nathan and Jill (Haas) Burkowski of Hoopeston announce the birth of their daughter, Elle Elizabeth Burkowski. She was born at 6:05 a.m. Feb. 15, 2013, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana. She weighed 2 pounds, 13 ounces and was 16 inches long.
Grandparents are Mark and Nancy Haas and Chuck and Vicki Burkowski.
Great-grandparents are Chuck and Ethel Roach, Lois Haas and the late Hubert Haas, Al and Darlene Van De Voorde and Ann Burkowski and the late Florian Burkowski.
Elle was born 2 ½ months early and spent 77 days in the NICU. She came home on May 3, 2013, and is now a healthy baby girl.