Myron Strobel of Kewaskum sold his fuel oil business to Bob Yahr
with Yahr Oil Inc.
“We’ve been in business since 1972,” Strobel said. They still
have the propane business and the gas station at 890 Fond du Lac
Strobel, 56, said he’d been exploring getting out of the
business the last few years, but it was tough.
The Strobel family has been in the business since about 1971-72
when Strobel’s dad Lester took over. His cousin Norman Jager was
an agent who started the business in the 1930s and retired in
Myron started working with his dad as a teenager in 1976, he
“I was looking to retire at 55 so I’m a year behind right now,”
Yahr said he fell into the deal at the right time.
“He was ready to move out of it and over the years we just
stayed in touch,” Yahr said. The purchase means about 300 more
customers for Yahr Oil Inc. in West Bend.