Katie was born at 7:34 a.m. at the American Legion Hospital in Crowley. She weighed 7 lbs, 7.3 oz. and was 20 inches long.
Katie is the granddaughter of Melinda and Stephen Lantier Sr. of Gueydan and the late Andy and Hilda Smith.
She was welcomed by her brothers and sisters, Heather Smith Istre, Francis P. Smith Jr., Slade Hughes and Holden Smith.
Katie’s godmother is Ryleigh Istre.