David Budtke, seated, holds his newborn son, Cooper, who was born Tuesday in the family van en route to Ministry Saint Joseph's Hospital. Cooper joins siblings Noah, left), Emma, seated, and Cheyenne.
When Sarah Budtke of Auburndale started having labor contractions at about 6 a.m. Tuesday, she thought she had plenty of time to get to the hospital.
She did not expect her husband, David, would deliver their son, Cooper, in the family's van just two hours later.
David Budtke came home from work and the couple sent their two older children to school and dropped their younger daughter off at her great-grandmother's house in Marshfield en route to Ministry Saint Joseph's Hospital. ...