Benjamin and Justine Benedict of Paonia are the parents of a son, Asher Dean Benedict, born at 7:09 p.m. Aug. 13, 2016, at St. Mary's Hospital in Grand Junction. He weighed 7.13 pounds and was 20.5 inches in length.
He has a 7-year-old brother, Allen Benedict. His grandparents are Kathy Pobrik, Jim and Ginni Westwood, Don and Evelyn Morrow and Don Pobrik.
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