Meet Our Team


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  • Welcome to Sugar Loaf Ford Lincoln Inc.
    1222 W Service Dr Winona, MN 55987
    (888) 318-2578


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  • Mike Puetz
    Owner

    Mike is a life long resident of Winona and has been in the auto business for 30 years. His dream came true when he assumes ownership of Sugar Loaf Ford Lincoln in 2013. He loves the fact that it is staffed by long termed employees who have become like family. It makes a huge difference. Mike enjoys riding his motorcycle, traveling the area, outdoor activities and his family.

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  • Ricky Torkelson
    General Manager
    507-454-5170

    Ricky has been in the automotive business since 1985. He joined the Sugar Loaf Ford Lincoln family in July 2010. His favorite part of his job is meeting new people that walk through our doors daily. No one is ever a stranger at the Sugar Loaf family, we just haven't met yet.  "See you on the Sunny Side Soon!"

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  • Spike Norris
    New Car Sales Manager

    After 33 years of selling General Motors Products in the Winona Area, Spike finally switched to the "Sunnyside of 61" in September 2017.

    He enjoys getting together with family and friends and taking care of his pool in the summer months. 

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  • Jim Abeyta
    Finance Manager

    We welcome Jim to the Sugar Loaf Ford Lincoln Team! He has been in the finance world for over 6 years. He has a passion for serving his customers and enjoys spending time with family and new grandchildren.

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  • Jo An Moham
    Finance Manager

    JoAn began her career in 1969 in the accounting office, back when all the journal entries were done by hand. She's worn many hats over the years in the Dealership and for the past 30 years has financed over 25,000 vehicles for her valued customers.  She's been the Chairperson of the Annual Mustang Gallop for the past 15 years and enjoys driving her own Mustang convertible when she has time. She has two married children and is the proud grandmother to her "perfect" grandchild, Maddy. In her spare time she is treasurer of the Homer Civic Association, Lay Leader at the Homer Church, is a member of the Winona County Historical Society and the Eastern Star. I love the car business!!

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  • Dawne Betthauser
    Internet Sales Manager
    507-454-5170

    Dawne has been in the auto business for 20 years. She has worked in both the accounting and sales department and joined our staff three years ago. She enjoys walking, spending time with family and friends, wine tasting, and making people laugh!

     

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  • Jeff Covey
    Sales Consultant
    507-454-5170

    Jeff has been with us for two years, but has been in the auto business for 34 years. He lives in LaCrescent with his family and in his spare time enjoys golfing and attending his daughters sporting activities.

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  • Don Dahler
    Sales Consultant


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  • Sherry Hovell
    Sales Consultant
    507-459-0172

    Sherry went from building auto parts at TRW to selling vehicles! She started here at Sugar Loaf Ford Lincoln in 2003 and is now our truck specialist.

    She enjoys quilting, spending time with her family and her doggies.


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  • Randy Kuhlow
    Sales Consultant


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  • Joe Luby
    Internet Sales Consultant
    507-459-0162

    Joe grew up in Zimmerman, Mn where his dad was the town mechanic. That is where he developed his passion for cars.  

    After working for Dominos Pizza for ten years in a middle management capacity he decided to pursue his passion for cars and he began working for Sugar Loaf Ford in 1992.

    He has always worked with internet sales and grew this department from zero to over 33%.

    He enjoys fishing, his family and making people laugh. He likes to volunteer his time by being on the board of the Riverway Charter School and actively involved with the Church of Christ.

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  • Pete Onsgard
    Sales Consultant

    After 22 years of selling Ford in Southeastern Wisconsin, Pete has returned to Bluff Country.  Pete has a passion for Fords and treating customers the way he would want to be treated.

    In 1908 His family started one the first Ford dealers in Minnesota.

    This Houston Mn native is glad to be home!


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  • Lora Ehlenfeldt
    Controller

    24 Years at Sugar Loaf Ford Lincoln!

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  • Roxie Wold
    Cashier & Receptionist

    Roxie has been a part of our Sugar Loaf Ford Family for 10 years as our Cashier and Switch Board Operator. She loves the interaction with the customers!! Outside of work she enjoys family and her furry kids. "Meow"

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  • Sue Buermann
    Accounts Payable Clerk

    Sue has been with us for two years. She was born and raised in Winona, MN with a short stint to N. California, however, she missed the MN seasons so much she married and moved back.  Sue is a local bowler with membership in the Winona Women's Hall of Fame and 600 club.  Sue handles the Accounts Payable part of the dealership!

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  • Harold Moham
    Customer Relations Manager

    In 1959 Harold became the tow truck driver for Owl Motor Company. Over the years he progressed through the ranks becoming the Service Manager in 1971. in 2002 he semi-retired and became the parts & Service Director. And now, with 57 years of loyal service, he's the go-to guy, mentor to all, and part time chauffer.

    Harold raises horses and enjoys driving his King Ranch - when the weather is just right. He's a past president of the Homer Civic Association, Financial Secretary of the Homer Church and belongs to the Quarter and Paint Horse Association.  He's been in the car business for almost 75% of his life and still enjoys it!!


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