Cooper James Marler

Eric and Laura Marler of Elburn announce the birth of their son, Cooper James, on April 30, 2009, at Delnor-Community Hospital in Geneva. He weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces, and was 19 inches long.

The proud grandparents are Robert and Kay Marler of Maryville, Tenn., and Robert and Patricia Vavra of Palos Park, Ill.

Cooper is welcomed by brothers Jackson, 5, and Grady, 2.