Brad and Jamie (Gildehaus) Groner, Berger, announce the birth of a firstborn son, Christopher Simon Groner. Born July 7, 2012, at Mercy Hospital Washington, he weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces.

Grandparents are Jeanne Groner, Berger, and the late Bob Groner and Jeff and Peggy Gildehaus, Marthasville.