1960's

1970's

1980's

2000 - 2001

2002 - 2007

2008 - 2013

2013 - Present

1963

John E. Kuenzl purchases Lee Beverage (Oshkosh) - Pabst and G.Heilman Brands.

1974

John E. Kuenzl purchases Sheboygan Beverage - G.Heilman and Miller.

1977

John E. Kuenzl purchases Lindemann Distributing (Eau Claire) - G. Heilman and Hamms.

1982

John E. Kuenzl purchases Winnebago Distributing (Fond du Lac) - Stroh's, Schlitz and Imports.

1985

John E. Kuenzl purchases Butler Distributing - Pabst. Oshkosh and Eau Claire Locations get Appointed Coors Distributing Rights. "East Bound and Down!!"

1986

John E. Kuenzl purchases Lewis Distributing (Sheboygan) - Stroh's, Schlitz and Imports.

1989

John E Kuenzl purchases Choice Beer Sales (Shawano) - Pabst, G.Heilman and Stroh's.

2000

John E. Kuenzl purchases Mid-State Distributing (Stevens Point) - Coors and Pabst.

2001

John E. Kuenzl and David Lindemann form a partnership which creates LEE BEVERAGE of Wisconsin LLC.

2001

Lee Beverage of Wisconsin purchases Zich distributing (Ladysmith) - Coors and Pabst.

2001

Home Office is moved to New 130,000 sq ft. facility at 2850 S. Oakwood Rd. in Oshkosh.

David L. Lindemann

1945-2006

John E. Kuenzl

1935-2004

2004

John E. Kuenzl passes away and Dave Lindeman buys controlling share of the growing company.

2005

Lee Beverage of Wisconsin purchases Bayside distributing (Peshestigo) - Coors and Pabst.

2006

David L. Lindemann passes away and succeeded as president by his son Jeff Lindemann.

2007

Lee Beverage of Wisconsin purchases Beer Central (Rice Lake) - Pabst, Diageo and Imports.

2012

Founding member of the Wisconsin Beverage Network, offering complete coverage of Wisconsin's 72 counties.

2012

Lee Beverage of Wisconsin purchases Preferred Distributing (Rice Lake) - Pabst and NAB.

2013

Norma Kuenzl passes away and Lindemann family purchases 100% of the Company.

2013

Lee Beverage of Wisconsin celebrates their 50th Anniversary.

2016

Lee Beverage of Wisconsin purchases Johnson Distribution. (New Glarus, Sam Adams, and other Craft/Imports)

2016

Lee Beverage of Wisconsin at the same time purchases Schnieder Distribution. (Pabst Brewing Co.)

2016

Lee Beverage opens an office in Steven's Point WI, with a goal to better service central Wisconsin.

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