First Place — Kelly & Maia Rue of Paynesville, 1955 Buick Special 2 door ...
Second Place — Gwen Barber of Marshall, 1965 Buick Riviera 2 door hardtop.
2008 Willmar Car Club Show Results Results from the 28th Annual Willmar Car Show & Swap Meet - May 18, 2008 Best of Show awards were presented in the custom class and in the stock class during the twenty-eighth annual Willmar Car Club Car Show and Swap Meet held May 18 at Kennedy Elementary School in Willmar. Liane Yungerberg of Willmar won the Best of Show award in the custom class with a 1965 International Scout pickup. Richard Sullivan of Belview won the Best of Show award in the stock class with a 1957 Ford Fairlane 500 4 door. People’s Choice award in custom class went to John Eisele of Bloomington for his 1959 Cadillac Coupe deVille. People’s Choice award in stock class went to Kelly & Maia Rue of Paynesville for their 1955 Buick Special 2 door. The Club Participation award went to the Memories In Motion Car Club from Redwood Falls which had 10 vehicles entered. The Oldest Vehicle award went to Tom Tillma of Milan with a 1918 Ford Model T Touring. The Show Chairman’s Choice went to Jerome Bokelmann of Ham Lake with a 1934 Ford deluxe 4 door. The Traveling Trophy provided by Charlie & Jan Nelson for the Visiting Car Club Choice from the Willmar Car Club Show Display was presented to Doug Reese for his 1968 Dodge Dart GTS. The club making the choice was the Cold Spring Street Machines. Other trophy winners are: 1931 and Older (Stock) First Place — Bill Lunser of St. Augusta, 1928 Willys Knight 56 4 door sedan Second Place — Floyd Rambow of Willmar, 1930 Ford Model A 5 window coupe Third Place — Robert Ziehl of Raymond, 1931 Ford Model A Deluxe Panel Delivery 1932-1948 (Stock) First Place — Bill Becker of Alexandria, 1946 Mercury coupe Second Place — Allen A. Walter of Sauk Centre, 1938 Ford standard 2 door sedan 1949-1959 (Stock) First Place — Kelly & Maia Rue of Paynesville, 1955 Buick Special 2 door Second Place — Richard Sullivan of Belview, 1957 Ford Fairlane 500 4 door Third Place — Merle Tobin & Pat Doren of St. Cloud, 1955 Chevrolet BelAir 2 door hardtop 1960-1966 (Stock) First Place — Peter & Karen Voigt of Avon, 1966 Plymouth Barracuda Formula S Second Place — Gwen Barber of Marshall, 1965 Buick Riviera 2 door hardtop Third Place — Curt Jans of Willmar, 1965 Ford Mustang 2+2 1967-1969 (Stock) First Place — Dave Klucas of Willmar, 1969 Chevrolet Camaro 2 door 1970-1979 (Stock) First Place — LeRoy Kowalczyk of Little Falls, 1972 Dodge Challenger 2 door Second Place — Jerome & Judy Ide of Glencoe, 1972 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme hardtop Third Place — Nancy Kneip of Cold Spring, 1971 Plymouth Duster. 1980-1997 (Stock) First Place — Mike Knutson of Kandiyohi, 1988 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS Second Place — Bruce Triebenbach of Osakis, 1981 Dodge Mirada Third Place — Rod Beliveau of Willmar, 1995 Pontiac Formula W56
Convertibles 1939-1959 (Stock) First Place — Dick Guse of Pennock, 1958 Chevrolet Impala convertible Second Place — Norman Gehrke of Brownton, 1954 Plymouth Belvedere convertible Third Place — Roger Wothe of Wayzata, 1957 Ford Thunderbird convertible. Convertibles 1960-1969 (Stock) First Place — Larry E. Anderson of Alexandria, 1966 Chevrolet Impala SS convertible Second Place — Bob Miley of Hutchinson, 1967 Chevrolet Impala SS convertible Third Place — Dennis & Gloria Boraas of Dawson, 1966 Ford Mustang convertible Convertibles 1970-1997 (Stock) First Place — Wayne & Karen Hansmann of Little Falls, 1970 Ford XL convertible Second Place — Nathan Peterson of Marshall, 1993 Ford Mustang GT convertible 4 door sedans and station wagons (Stock) First Place — Jim & Judy Chlian of Alexandria, 1955 Chevrolet 210 4 door sedan Second Place — Herb & Karen Kreft of Vesta, 1957 Cadillac Sedan deVille 4 door hardtop Third Place — Carrie Yungerberg of Willmar, 1966 Chevrolet Impala 4 door Corvettes (Stock) First Place — Lee Carver of Montrose, 1963 Chevrolet Corvette split window coupe Second Place — Carol Ulrich of New Ulm, 1964 Chevrolet Corvette convertible Third Place — Wayne Johnstone of Minnetonka, 1970 Chevrolet Corvette roadster Imports (Stock) First Place — Mike Eldred of St. Cloud, 1955 Volkswagen Beetle Second Place — Jason A. Werner of Willmar, 1972 Opel GT 1900 1960-1973 factory muscle cars (Stock) First Place — Charlie Ledbetter of Little Falls, 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 2 door Second Place — Kevin Sanders of Clear Lake, 1967 Ford Fairlane GTA hardtop Third Place — Joel & Amy Theis of Cold Spring, 1969 Plymouth Roadrunner 1934 and older (Modified) First Place — Dan Weber of Alexandria, 1932 Ford roadster Second Place — Jerome Bokelmann of Ham Lake, 1934 Ford Deluxe 4 door Third Place — Rick Schnell of Anoka, 1929 Ford Model A 2 door 1935-1938 (Modified) First Place — Ben Neu of Cold Spring, 1938 Chevrolet 2 door sedan Second Place — Ken & Linda Hardy of Cokato, 1935 Ford 5 window coupe Third Place — Mike Haglund of Kerkhoven, 1936 Ford 2 door 1939-1948 (Modified) First Place — Doug Woltjer of Willmar, 1941 Willys sedan Second Place — Jerry & Joni Schreyer of Arden Hills, 1939 Chevrolet 2 door sedan Third Place — Denise Vierstraete of Ghent, 1948 Ford coupe 1949-1959 (Modified) First Place — John Eisele of Bloomington, 1959 Cadillac Coupe deVille Second Place — Butch Christle of Bird Island, 1954 Chevrolet 210 DelRay Coupe Third Place — Steve & Brenda Alseth of Cologne, 1954 Chevrolet 210 2 door sedan
1960-1966 (Modified) First Place — Jim & Darla Brink of Carlos, 1966 Ford Mustang fastback Second Place — Howard Jensen of Willmar, 1966 Pontiac GTO 2 door hardtop Third Place — Randy Somdalen of Sartell, 1962 Chevrolet Impala 2 door 1967-1969 (Modified) First Place — Doug & Doreen Boettcher of Spring Lake Park, 1967 Chevrolet Camaro Second Place — Bill Bemboom of Buffalo, 1967 Chevrolet Chevelle SS396 Third Place — Steve Hanson of Brookings, SD, 1968 Ford Mustang coupe 1970-1973 (Modified) First Place — Brad & Jordan Burns of Buffalo, 1972 Chevrolet Chevelle SS coupe Second Place — Mike Schmitt of St. Cloud, 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 2 door hardtop Third Place — Steve Brutger of Richmond, 1970 Chevrolet Nova SS 1974-1981 (Modified) First Place — Greg Gottenborg of Audubon, 1979 Pontiac Firebird 2 door Second Place — David DeRoy of Oak Grove, 1980 Oldsmobile Cutlass 2 door Third Place — Andy Triebenbach of Long Prairie, 1981 Chrysler Cordoba Custom 1982-2002 (Modified) First Place — Josh Kunkel of St. Cloud, 1989 Chevrolet Camaro RS Second Place — Travis Roach of Foley, 1993 Ford Probe 2 door coupe Third Place — Scott Overs of Brandon, 2000 Chevrolet Cavalier Z24 coupe Open Rat Rod Class through 1959 (Modified) First Place — Roger Lund of Hutchinson, 1930 Ford Model A coupe Second Place — Greg Theis of Spicer, 1927 Ford roadster Third Place — Ronald Chaput of Wheaton, 1927 Ford HiTop T 2 door 1955-1957 Chevrolet (Modified) First Place — Emily Kluver of Danube, 1956 Chevrolet 210 2 door post Second Place — Jim Runge of Alexandria, 1956 Chevrolet 210 Third Place — Larry & Eileen Otter of Pipestone, 1955 Chevrolet 210 2 door Special Interest (Includes Kit Cars) First Place — Kim Larson of Willmar, 1926 Ford T-Bucket roadster Second Place — Jacob Larson of Willmar, 2007 Chrysler 300C 4 door sedan Third Place — Todd Hofteig of Granite Falls, Hand Built Farmall C Tractor Trucks and Vans (Stock) - 1997 (restored or original) First Place — Jim Stodolka of Avon, 1957 Dodge Sweptside pickup Second Place — Robert Bast of Brooten, 1951 Ford F1 pickup Third Place — Jeff Kaiser of Montrose, 1972 Chevrolet Cheyenne Super K-10 Fleetside pickup Through 1966 4x2 Trucks (Modified) First Place — Rocky Carlson of Sartell, 1954 Chevrolet 3100 pickup Second Place — Dan & Shirley Hildebrant of Little Falls, 1946 Dodge tow truck Third Place — Dave Chalberg of Zumbrota, 1929 Ford Model A pickup 1967-2002 4x2 trucks (Modified) First Place — Jeff Olson of Spicer, 1969 Chevrolet C10 ½-ton pickup Second Place — Lee Rasmussen of Redwood Falls, 1969 Chevrolet C-10 pickup Third Place — Don & Lois Blonigen of Waite Park, 1973 Ford E100 custom van
4x4 trucks – 2002 (Modified) First Place — Craig Brutger of Eden Valley, 1970 Chevrolet 4x4 pickup Second Place — Liane Yungerberg of Willmar, 1965 International Scout pickup Third Place — Ron Swenson of Hutchinson, 1966 Willys Jeepster 2 door pickup American Motorcycle (Stock) First Place — Greg Theis of Willmar, 1947 Harley-Davidson Electra-glide Second Place — Tom Klysen of Montevideo, 2005 Harley-Davidson Road King CL Import Motorcycle (Stock) First Place — Z. Caskey of Raymond, 1973 Kawasaki 90cc Second Place — Paul E. Magnuson of Willmar, 1981 Honda Gold Wing Custom Motorcycle First Place — Jesse Hyatt of Willmar, 2004 Custom Motorcycle Motor Scooters First Place — Todd Hofteig of Granite Falls, 1957 Cushman Eagle Scooter Second Place — Todd Hofteig of Granite Falls, 1948 Cushman 50 Series Scooter Third Place — Todd Hofteig of Granite Falls, 1963 Cushman Eagle Scooter Pedal Cars First Place — Randy Solma of Pipestone, 1992 Pontiac Bicycles (Stock) First Place — Dave Fillbrandt of Glencoe, 1937 Schwinn motor bike Second Place — Evan Hatcher of Rockford, 1947 Monarch Super Deluxe Third Place — Brad Lundahl of Chaska, 1968 Schwinn Fastback Bicycles (motorized) First Place — Arden Christianson of New London, 1954 Simplex Automax Motorbike Model cars, 10 years old & Under First Place — Krystle Bunke of Hutchinson, Cuda model Second Place — Emily Bellecourt of Marshall, group of three Model cars, 11-16 years old First Place — Nick Nehring of Boyd, Willys Second Place — Joe Bellecourt of Marshall, Group Third Place — McCartney Brantley of Hutchinson, 1965 El Camino Model cars, 17 years & older First Place — Randy Solma of Pipestone, Daddy-O Salvage & Mercs Modified into Trucks Second Place — Brad Lundahl of Chaska, 1932 Ford Third Place — Greg Bunke of Hutchinson, Deathmobile & Demo Cars