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Stratford centennial
(1891-1991)

Businesses of today,   pp. 222-242


Page 229

Knit Expressions
Gertrude Jicinsky is the talented owner of Knit Expres-
sions. The business sells sweatshirts with knit inserts that can
be made to order.
Knoll's Bar
Ed and Mary Ellen Knoll own Knoll's Bar, located on
South Weber Avenue. The Knoll's purchased the bar from
Harvey Bohman in May of 1981. Ed and Mary Ellen work in
the bar and have one bartender, Brenda Fischer.
Kozy Kafe
The Kozy Kafe is located on Third Street in downtown
Stratford. Darla Hahn became the owner and head cook in
1989. Lunch time at the Kozy Kafe keeps waitresses, Leona
Perlock, Mary Weigel and Dawn Iwaszczenko busy.
Kulp's of Stratford
Kulp's of Stratford is a roofing and construction business
owned by Robert Kulp. The firm was started in 1985.
Kuyoth, Inc.
Dennis and Cheryl Kuyoth purchased the Schoultz
Motors from Richard Schoultz in 1980. They named their
business, Kuyoth Repair Service. Repairing of cars, trucks,
farm tractors and serving a fleet of school buses which Dick
Schoultz owned, was the primary business. In 1984 the
Kuyoths expanded their business and added a used car deal-
ership which is called Kuyoth Auto Sales. In 1987 the
Kuyoths experienced growing pains again. They purchased
Schoultz School Bus Service from Dick Schoultz and re-
named their new addition, Kuyoth Bus Service. They trans-
port school children for the school district of Stratford.
In 1988 a body shop was added. That department is
managed by their son, Troy.
In June 1988, they purchased Kann,s Service Station and
renamed it Water Works Car Wash. The building was
remodeled and a car wash was added.
Modern Beauty Shop
Ellen Ehrike owns the Modem Beauty Shop. She pur-
chased the building from Sam Frankwick in 1956. Before
starting her business in Stratford she worked in beauty shops
in Milwaukee and Marshfield.
Ellen's daughter, Barbara has worked for her for 18 years
and her daughter-in-law, Pam worked for her for a time before
opening her own beauty shop.
The Modem Beauty Shop is located on Second Street in
Stratford. It is open Tuesday, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and
Fridays.
Nyhagen Machine,
Kelnhofer Machine,
and Stratford Machine
Three companies under one roof. Terry Nayhagen is the
owner of Nyhagen Machine which he started three years ago.
Wayne Kelnhofer is the owner of Kelnhofer Machine and
Sam Millazo is the owner of Stratford Machine. The three
entrepreneurs have combined their talents to be the very best
in the machine business.
The businesses are located at EP4329 Webertown Road.
Parkside Styles
Tanning & Hair Salon
The business was started by owner-manager and opera-
tor, Pam Ehrike in January 1987. The Salon specializes in
haircutting, styling, perms, hair coloring and highlighting and
tanning for men and women. It carries a full line of Paul
Mitchell and Biolage Hair Care Products. Makeup facials and
a full line of Mary Kay Cosmetics is also a speciality.
Employees include 2 part time tanning technicians, Amy
Carl and Kristie Haigh.
Rock Oil Refining Inc.
Rock Oil Refining was started in 1952 by Sylvester
(Pinky) and Caroline Rock. Their sons Allen and Mike
worked for the company until 1986 when they purchased the
business along with their brother Peter and their brother-in-
law, David Feemster.
Wally Feltz worked for Rock Oil for almost 40 years until
his retirement in January of 1991. Other employees are Chuck
Chrouser, Roy Seubert and Don Griesbach.
The company collects used oil and refines it into indus-
trial oil which they market.
The Rock Oil Refining Co. is located on Hwy 97 North.


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