Eric and Maureen (Smith) Stasen, Ellisville, announce the birth of a son, Covan Ellis Stasen. Born April 3, 2012, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Chesterfield, he weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces.

Grandparents are Terrence and Marilyn Smith, Marthasville, Carol and Bill Stelcher, Bradenton, Fla., and Howard and Sarah Stasen, Glenview, Ill. Great-grandparents are Georgene and the late Floyd Garvey, Ferguson, the late Robert and Mary Smith, the late George and Agnes Stasen and the late Charles and Helen Schneider.