Justin and Linessa Pontious of Newton announce the birth of a daughter, Neaeh Marie, born July 22, 2008.
She weighed 6 pounds and was 18 inches long.
Grandparents are Doug and Lisa Duerksen of Goessel and Ron and Roberta McGlachlin of Newton.
Maternal great-grandparents are Archie Schmidt of Newton, Connie and James Wiens of Goessel, and the late Helga Schmidt. Paternal great-grandparents are LaVada Holub of Pilsen, Jay and Hazel Pontious of Lincolnville, and the late Paul Holub.
Evelyn Schmidt of Goessel is the great-great-grandmother.