Jared and Jody (Pate) Gildehaus, Washington, announce the birth of twin sons, Emmett Orville Gildehaus and Austin Dale Gildehaus. Born Aug. 7, 2017, at Mercy Hospital St.Louis, Emmett weighed 6.5 pounds and Austin weighed 6.14 pounds.

The twins join Hannah, 2.

Grandparents are Jeff and Peggy Gildehaus, Marthasville, and Donna and the late Dale Pate, Washington. Great-grandparents are Betty and the late Orville Gildehaus, Marthasville.