Joe and Dana (Volkman) Marquart, Washington, announce the birth of a firstborn son, Braxton Daniel Marquart. Born April 3, 2014, at Mercy Hospital Washington, he weighed 6 pounds, 3 ounces, and was 19.5 inches long.

Maternal grandparents are Daniel and Lisa Volkman, Washington. Paternal grandparents are Everet and Kathleen Marquart, Washington. Great-grandparents are Leona Martin, Washington, Veda Downing, St. Louis, Bill Cottrell, St. Clair, and Gladys Volkman, St. Louis.