A daughter, Emerson Jo Fruit, was born at 12:44 a.m. on October 20, 2017, at The Richland Hospital to Kelly and Rachel Fruit of Richland Center. She weighed 8 lbs. and was 21 inches long. She has one brother, Finley Gene Fruit, 11/2. Grandparents are Vincent and JoEllen Frawley, and Norman and Sandy Fruit, all of Richland Center. Great-grandparents are Garland and Laura Fruit of Richland Center; J.B. and Twila Gillingham of Richland Center; Eileen Eberle of Bear Valley. The father is a dairy farmer and the mother is a registered nurse at The Richland Hospital.