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

  • Mike Puetz

    Mike is a life long resident of Winona and has been in the auto business for 33 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.

  • Ricky Torkelson
    General Manager

    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!"

  • Spike Norris
    New Car Sales Manager

    After 35 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. 

  • Jim Abeyta
    Finance Manager

    We welcome Jim to the Sugar Loaf Ford Lincoln Team! He has been in the finance world for over 10 years. He has a passion for serving his customers and enjoys spending time with family and nine grandchildren.

  • Stephanie Bollom
    Finance assistant

    We welcome Stephanie to our team. She is from Lacrosse and is engaged with two daughters and a soon to be step-son. For the past 10 years she managed Payday Loan Stores and is looking forward to the new chapter in her life here at Sugar Loaf Ford Lincoln!

  • Dan Peterson
    Internet Sales Manager

    Dan started in the Automobile Business in 1985 and has been involved in many facets of the business from sales ,sales management , automotive detailing , owning his own used cars sales and service center and now Manages the Internet Sales Department.

    Dan was born and raised in the Houston ,MN area but now resides with his wife Debbie on Peterson Lake near Wabasha ,MN .

  • Jeff Covey
    Sales Consultant

    Jeff started in the automobile business in 1982 and came to work here at Sugar Loaf Ford in 2015 . He lives in LaCrescent with his family and in his spare time enjoys golfing and attending his daughters sporting activities.

  • Sherry Hovell
    Sales Consultant

    Sherry has been selling for 19 years!! She 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.

  • Joe Luby
    Internet Sales Consultant

    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 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.

  • Pete Onsgard
    Sales Consultant

    After many years of selling Fords in Southeastern Wisconsin, Pete has returned to Bluff Country where he started in the business in 1984.  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!

  • Ryan Hernandez
    Sales Consultant

    Ryan is from Brice Prairie, WI where he resides with his wife Kally and four kids. He has recently left working for the Army National Guard full-time for 11 years. Ryan has over 18 years with the Wisconsin Army National Guard. He's beginning his transition into the Sales industry with the Sugar Loaf Ford Lincoln family. He spends most of his time enjoying keeping up with the kids and their sports activities. He likes to hunt, spend time outdoors, and workout on his free 


    Ryan  joined the Sugar Loaf Sales Team in 2019.

  • Lora Ehlenfeldt

    28 Years at Sugar Loaf Ford Lincoln!

  • Roxie Wold
    Cashier & Receptionist

    Roxie has been a part of our Sugar Loaf Ford Family for 13 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"

  • Sue Buermann
    Accounts Payable Clerk

    Sue has been with us for three 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!