Dennis Robert Bowers was born Aug. 10, 2010, at Shawnee Mission Medical Center to Denise Lickteig, Rantoul, and Robert Bowers, Richmond.

He weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces, and was 19.5 inches long.

He has three sisters, Alexey, Ashley and Abbey Lickteig.

Grandparents are Dennis and Conney Gillett, Rantoul, and Bill and Susan Bowers, Richmond.

Great-grandparents are Helin Cronin, Tennessee, and Barbara Bowers, Richmond.