Joseph Abraham Abi-Saleh was born September 2, 2012, at University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City to Michael and Keri Abi-Saleh (Zierke) of Iowa City, Iowa. Joseph Abraham weighed 4 lbs. 14 oz. and was 19" long. Grandparents are Bennett and Wendy Zierke of Hancock, Joseph Salet of Paris, France, and Lieselotte Seehofer of Gussenstadt, Germany. Great grandparents are Orville and Darlene Koosmann of Hancock, Robert and Betty Zierke of Morris, and Maria Palkovits of Gussenstadt, Germany.