Welcome Ellie Rae Neil born on March 1, 2012 at 8:30 p.m. She weighed 7 lbs. 1.8 oz and was 19 3/4 inches long.
Her parents are Benjamin Neil and Rachel Rifner of Cedar Rapids. Proud grandparents are Gary & Lynn Neil of Reinbeck and Vollie & Debbie Rifner of Davenport.
Great grandparents are Lutjen, Jr. and Anna Beenken of Morrison and Keith & Sue Shinkle of Indianapolis, Ind. and Vollie & Arlene Rifner of Tampa, Fla.