Christy and Brett Raasch of Lincoln announce the birth of their daughter, Emery Joann, on July 17, 2009 at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Lincoln. She weighed 9 lbs. and was 21-1/4 inches long. She is welcomed home by big brothers Liam, age 7-1/2 and Kale, age 3-1/2. Grandparents are Terry and Connie Mann of Aurora and Don Raasch of Lincoln and the late Juanita Raasch. Great-grandmother is Doris Augustyn of Aurora.