Jason and Mindy (LaBoube) Schmelz, Union, announce the birth of a son, Gabriel Isaiah Schmelz. Born Feb. 8, 2013, at Mercy Hospital St. Louis, Creve Coeur, he weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces.

Gabriel joins Caleb, 2 1/2.

Grandparents are Gary and Carolyn LaBoube, Hermann, David and Marsha Schmelz and Denise Pohl, all of St Charles. Great-grandparents are Maggie LaBoube, Berger, Edwin Bohl, Hermann, Joy Dennigmann, St Charles, and Joe and Carrol Schmelz, Pacific.