Joel Sawyer Erickson Jr. was born on November 29, 2011 at Stevens Community Medical Center, Morris, to Joel and Melany Erickson of Morris. Joel Sawyer Jr. weighed 7 lbs. 3 oz. and was 19 1/2" long. Grandparents are Steve and Sue Janssen, Ron Erickson and Corinne Zach of Morris and Anne O'Flynn and Bruce Kelly of Elbow Lake. Great grandparents are John and Ellen Klang of Morris, Mae Erickson of Hoffman, Don and Elaine Janssen of Underwood.