Scott and Brandi (Schuttenberg) Siess, Union, announce the birth of a son, Barrett Thomas Siess. Born Jan. 15, 2013, at Mercy Hospital Washington, he weighed 9 pounds, 7 ounces, and was 21 1/2 inches long.

Barrett joins Blake Siess, 4.

Maternal grandparents are Tammie Emann and Ted Schuttenberg, both of Union. Paternal grandparents are Rhonda Siess and Steve Siess, Union.