Patricia Meinhardt and Lon Murphy, Union, announce the birth of a daughter, Morgan Delaney Murphy. Born Dec. 19, 2012, at Mercy Hospital Washington, she weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces, and was 21 inches long.

Morgan joins Claudia Elizabeth Murphy, 16, Faythe Elise Anderson, 12, Olivia Grace Murphy, 11, and Madeleine Ann Murphy, 6.

Maternal grandparents are Gary and Susan Handsaker, Nevada, Iowa, and Donovan and Judi Meinhardt, Colo, Iowa. Paternal grandparent is Elfriede Murphy, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany. Great-grandparents are Robert and Joyce Sullivan, Ames, Iowa, and Col. Robert and Jane Murphy, Fort Myers, Fla.