- Kirsta and Joe Jacobs, of Thornton, announce the birth of their son, Eli Joseph Jacobs, at 12:45 p.m. Nov. 2, 2009, at Poudre Valley Hospital in Fort Collins. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces and was 21 inches long. Maternal grandparents are John and Linda Gustavson, of Grand Junction. Paternal grandparents are John and Debbie Jacobs, of Craig. The baby was welcomed home by his big brother, Patrick John Jacobs. Delivered at Poudre Valley Hospital.