Cole Joseph McDermott, son of Luke and Abby McDermott, of Epworth, was baptized on Oct. 24 at St. John’s Church in Placid. The ceremony was officiated by Deacon Jim Kean.

Cole’s godparents are Kerry Butt, of Clinton, and Hunter McDermott, of Epworth.

Grandparents are Don and Lynne McDermott, of Epworth, and Lyle and Sandy Wulfekuhle, of Farley. Great-grandparents are Jerome and Grace Schieltz, of Luxemburg; Anita Wulfekuhle, of Dyersville; and Fritz Bries, of Dyersville.

Following the baptism, supper was served at Cole’s home.

Cole was born on July 27, joining his parents and brothers, Brock, 5 years old, and Nate, 4 years old.