Sopko and Debbie Hall were married Jan. 8, 1983, at Scriptural Evangelical Lutheran Church at Egypt Mills, by the Rev. Henry Gieschen. Their attendants were John and Vera Jean Hall.
The couple has two children, Kristin Sopko of St. Louis and Erik Sopko of the home.
Sopko is an associate professor at Mineral Area College. Mrs. Sopko is a special education teacher with North County School District.