Elma Batic of South Side announces the birth of her first great-grandchild, Isabella Juliet Schoedel.
Parents are Max and Renee Schoedel of Union Township. Grandparents are James and Kathleen Sipes of South Park and John and Lindamarie Schoedel of Union Township.
Isabella also has three great-grandmothers: Lois Sipes of Brookline, Madeline Choff Schoedel of Coraopolis and Charlotte Hooton of Unio Township. She also has one great-grandfather, Jack Schoedel of Mount Oliver.
Bella weighed in at 7 lb. 2 oz. and was 20½ inches long. Max and Renee left for West Penn Hospital at 5 a.m. on Sept. 7. Isabella made her grand entrance into the world one hour and 37 minutes later at 6:37 a.m.