Elise Jayne Howard was born at 8:59 a.m. on Sunday, January 2, 2011. She weighed 7 lbs, 10 oz and was 20 1/4 inches long. She has beautiful blue eyes, like her mom and reddish-blonde hair, like her dad. Elise was welcomed by her parents, Johnathan and Shasta Howard and big brothers Christopher and Jacob Howard - of Conroe, Texas. Grandparents Pete and Jolene Holden and Uncle Jonathan Koob of Traer, and Uncle Dave and Aunt Ashley Koob - of North Liberty.