J.D. and Karen Varilek of Dyess Air Force Base, Abilene, Texas, announce the birth of their son, John William on Wednesday (Jan. 16, 2002). He weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces. He has a sister, Anna Kaitlyn.
Grandparents are John and Carol Varilek of Culbertson, Pauline Philibert of Concord, N.H., and the late Louis Dotson and Ron Donaghue. Great-grandparents are Elaine Meeks of Worland, Wyo., Ed and Mildred Varilek of Stuart, Fred Larson of Osceola, and Pat and Gary Smith of Enid, Okla.