---- — PELLA — Kurt and Emily Boender, of Pella, are the parents of a son, Jackson Daniel Boender, who was born Dec. 12, 2013 at Pella Regional Health Center in Pella.
Jackson weighed 6 pounds, 9 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long.
His maternal grandparents are Jon and Glenda Van Woerkom of Pella. His maternal great-grandparents are John and Louise Van Woerkom of Pella and Larry and Sharon Vany Wyk of rural Seasboro.
Jackson's paternal grandparents are Steve and Janet Boender of rural Oskaloosa. His paternal great-grandparents are Gene and Beverly Ferguson of rural Oskaloosa and Harry and Elizabeth Boender of Oskaloosa.