Chris and Jenni Buren of Newton announce the birth of their son, Samuel Ryan Buren, on Sept. 27, 2013.
He weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces, and was 19.25 inches in length. He has one sibling, William, 4.
Grandparents are Carney and Laura Loucks of Newton and Paul and Cathy Buren of Mason City. Great-grandmother is Mary Loucks of Grinnell.