Blake Adam Snell was born at Mercy Hospital, Des Moines, November 6, 2017, the second son of Brendon and Katie Snell. He weighed 8 lb. 9 oz. and was 20 inches long.
Blake joins brother Bryce, 2½. Brendon and Katie, both employed by Nationwide Insurance, and the boys live in West Des Moines. Brendon is the son of Brian and Mary Snell, and grandson of Venola Diegel, all of Nora Springs.