Nolan John Joyce, child of Jeffrey and Sandra Joyce of Emmetsburg, born on January 16, 2013, was baptized on April 7, 2013.
Fr. Thomas Hart of St. Mary's in Mallard performed the ceremony. Godparents are Maureen Edsen of Ankeny, and Josh Joyce of Graettinger, aunt and uncle of Nolan. Grandparents are John and Bernie Kenyon of Mallard, Paul and Ann Joyce of Graettinger. Nolan has two sisters, Josephine and Anastasia.
Also in attendance were great grandfather Kenneth Kenyon of Emmetsburg, Jerry Joyce family, Josh and Julie Joyce family, and Jason and Mandi Joyce family, all of Graettinger, Jason and Susan O'Brien family of Ames and Ryan and Maureen Edsen family of Ankeny.