Lindsey and Brian Birchler announced the birth of their son Bear Lewis Birchler. He was born on Monday, December 4 at 2:47 a.m. at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Perryville. Dr. Rodgers delivered him. He weighed 8 pounds, 0 ounces and was 21 inches long. Bear Lewis was welcomed by his sister Ellie Sue, age 2. Maternal grandparents are Rocky and Laura Schumer of Perryville, MO. Maternal great-grandparents are Arley and Nancy Berkbuegler of Friedheim, MO and Leon Schumer of Perryville, MO. Paternal grandparents are Scott Birchler of Sparta, IL and Sandy and Greg Haertling of Perryville, MO. Paternal great-grandparent is Donna Weiler of Walsh, IL.