Michael and Nichole (Hillermann) Obermark, Washington, announce the birth of a firstborn son, Ross Michael Obermark. Born Oct. 28, 2012, at Mercy Hospital Washington, he weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces, and was 20 inches long.

Maternal grandparents are Dave and Laurie Hillermann, Washington. Paternal grandparents are Glen and Joan Obermark, Washington. Great-grandparents are Maurice and Doris Hillermann, Washington.