Paige Philipps and Branden Wilken, St. Clair, announce the birth of a firstborn daughter, Maelee Kathleen Wilken. Born Oct. 3, 2012, at Mercy Hospital Washington, she weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces, and was 20 inches long.

Maternal grandparents are Susan Philiipps-Bair and Henry Philipps, St. Clair. Paternal grandparents are Shiela Downey, Kevin Downey and Stacy Wilken, all of St. Clair.