ASTORIA - Kayden Gunner Benson was born March 24, 2009, at Columbia Memorial Hospital in Astoria. This sweet little guy weighed six pounds, two ounces at birth and was 19-1/4 inches long. His proud parents are Shalisa Hill of Long Beach and Nolan Benson of Longview.
Welcoming their first grandchild are maternal grandparents, Terri Chalker and Greg Simons of Long Beach and Chuck and Rhonda Hill of Clatskanie, Ore.; and paternal grandparents, Eric and Rhonda Benson of Long Beach. Kayden is also the great-grandson of Howard Chalker, Gene and Rachel Simons, James Ray, and Martha and Martin Benson and the great-great-grandson of Alice Schmuck.