Matthew Francis Bretz was born on January 14, 2013 at Stevens Community Medical Center, Morris, to Julia Conroy and Josh Bretz of Hancock. Matthew Francis weighed 9 lbs. and was 21" long. Grandparents are John and Della Conroy of Hancock and Debbie Flanders of Minneapolis and the late Frank Flanders. Great-grandparents are Don and Ellen Bretz of Clearwater.