Michael and Erin (Hoberock) Freese, Villa Ridge, announce the birth of a son, Matthew Aaron Freese. Born Oct. 10, 2013, at Missouri Baptist Medical Center, St. Louis, he weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces, and was 21 inches long.

Matthew joins Samuel, 2.

Grandparents are Greg Hoberock and Barbara Hoberock, both of Washington, and Ron and Diane Freese, Marthasville. Great-grandparents are June Heimbaugh, Union, Vera Freese and Marion Bueneman, both of Marthasville.