David and Regina (Maune) Close, Union, announce the birth of a son, Oliver Benjamin Close. Born Oct. 5, 2012, at Mercy Hospital Washington, he weighed 8 pounds, 8 ounces.

Oliver joins Henry, 2.

Grandparents are Marian Maune, New Haven, Dale and Beth Maune, Washington, and Steve and Mary Close, Clearwater, Fla. Great-grandparents are Gilbert and Eunice Siedhoff, Jim and Shirley Maune, all of Washington, and Nancy and Bob Royall, Largo, Fla.