Duane and Vanessa (Skaggs) Benne, Washington, announce the birth of a son, Owen Wesley Benne. Born Dec. 17, 2012, at Mercy Hospital Washington, he weighed 9 pounds, 2 ounces.

Owen joins Adrien, 14, Alex, 13, and Evan, 6.

Maternal grandparents are the late James Skaggs and Patricia Skaggs, Washington. Paternal grandparents are Donald and Rosalie Benne, Union.