A daughter, Metta Banks Opie, was born on September 1, 2019 at the Sauk Prairie Hospital to Matthew and Laura Opie of Sauk City. She weighed 7 lbs. 15 oz. and was 21 1/2 inches long. She joins brothers, Lyle, 6 and Ira, 3. Grandparents are Bruce and Trisha Vermilyea of La Valle and Kurt and Patti Opie of McFarland.