New Year’s Baby: Marley Jenetta Jaffray was born Jan. 7 in the Rimbey Hospital. Holding the new baby is her mom

New Year’s baby welcomed

Rimbey’s New Year’s baby came into this world a little later than planned.

Rimbey’s New Year’s baby came into this world a little later than planned, but even so she still was the first baby to arrive at Rimbey Hospital in 2016.

Marley Jenetta Jaffray was born at 8:42 p.m. on Thu., Jan. 7. The baby girl, born to Darren and Joan Jaffray, weighed 7 lbs. 3oz. and was born with lots of brown hair.

Marley’s mom, Joan said her baby was actually due on Jan. 1, but decided to make her appearance in this world a few days later.

“It was a surprise, but she is happy and healthy and that’s what we care about,” she said.

Marley is a new baby sister to Landon, who will two-years-old in February.

The Jaffrays farm near Bluffton and Darren also works as a mechanic.

Marley is a good baby and settling in well, said the proud mom.

“Not much crying out of her.”