Marion and Eva Jo Kauffman Hochstetler of New Paris announce the birth of a daughter.

Ava Janae Hochstetler was born at 5:05 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018, in Blessed Beginnings Care Center, Nappanee. She weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces, and measured 20 inches.

Grandparents are Glen and Mary Jane Kauffman and Richard and Irene Hochstetler.