TOPEKA, Kan. - Chris and Larissa Launius are the parents of their second child, first daughter, born at 8:49 p.m. May 21, 2003, at Overland Park Regional Medical Center. Jillian Ramsey Launius weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces and was 19-inches long.
The former Larissa Lathum, Mrs. Launius is the daughter of Herbert and Renee Lathum of Matthews, Mo. She is a billig clerk for the Jayhawk Area Agency on Aging.
Launius, son of John and Michi Launius of Morehouse, Mo., and Debbie Franks of Tulsa, Okla., is a petty officer with the U.S. Coast Guard.
Maternal great-grandparents are Bill and June Roberts and Freda Parker of Matthews.
Paternal great-grandmother is Maxine Launius of Morehouse.