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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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