A son, Derek Dean Kotas was born Nov. 15, 2011 at 7:49 p.m. to Carter and Diana (Lavington) Kotas of Aurora at Henderson Health Care Services, Inc. He weighed 8 pounds, 15 ounces and was 20 inches long. Grandparents are Glen and Candy Lavington of Gibbon and Delbert and Marian Kotas of Kearney. Great-grandmother is Eloise Miller of Kearney. He is welcomed home by sisters Taylor Kotas, age 17 and Skya Kotas, age 2.