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Russellville Locker is longtime community business

Russellville Locker is longtime community business

November 24th, 2012 in News

A couple's dream came in a surprising package. But 63 years and four generations later, the Russellville Locker continues to process meat for its community.

"They always wanted to be in some sort of business together," Mike Wyss said of his parents, Howard and Berniece.

Shortly after returning from World War II, Howard approached Bill Miller, who owned the city drugstore and was building a locker plant. What he had hoped for was to be hired to operate the facility. What he got was the opportunity to buy the business with a GI loan.