Jeff and Jaclyn (Gratza) Brueggemann, Beaufort, announce the birth of a son, Sam Edmund Brueggemann. Born June 2, 2012, at Mercy Hospital St. Louis, he weighed 5 pounds, 15 ounces.

Sam joins Emma, 2.

Grandparents are Jeanette Gratza, Marthasville, the late Marvin Gratza, and Carl and Judy Brueggemann, both of Union. Great-grandparents are Leona Gratza, Marthasville, and Christine Miesner, Washington.