Ashton Joseph Dean

Kaci Kent and Jeff Dean of Newton announce the birth of their son, Ashton Joseph Dean, on Jan. 31, 2014, at Skiff Medical Center.

He has two siblings, Traen, 8, and Skyler, 5.

Grandparents are Joe and Renee Kent of Newton, Pam Kent of Pensacola, Fla., and Mike Dean and Maureen Mugan, both of Cedar Rapids.

Great-grandparent is Danny Showman of Hedrick.