2016, First Quarter
January – Eugene “Ducky” Luepke, Klemm Tank Lines
Eugene “Ducky” Luepke has been a professional truck driver for over 3.2 million miles in his 32 year career. Ducky has been in the trucking industry all of his life. He has worked for Klemm Tank Lines, Green Bay, for the last 25 years. His supervisor states that Ducky is a great ambassador for the trucking industry. Eugene “Ducky” lives in Bonduel with his wife Kate.
February – Mark Bickle, Golden State Foods
Mark Bickle has never had a crash in his 37 years as a professional truck driver while driving over 3 million miles. Mark has driven in all 48 states and has driven many different types of equipment during his career. He even drove as a team with his wife for 4 years. Mark has worked for Golden State Foods, Whitewater, for the last 5 years. During this time he has participated in Transportation Safety Team and Driver Leadership Group at Golden State Foods. Mark also participates in the Adopt-A-Highway program cleaning our state highways. Mark and his wife, JoAnn, live in Fort Atkinson.
March – David Bonjour, Walmart Transportation
David Bonjour has been a driver for Walmart Transportation, Menomonie, since 1992 and has driven over 3 million miles in that time. He has been a professional truck driver for over 40 years. While at Walmart, David has participated in their Set Run Committee and Driver Recognition Committee. He is also an ELD Trainer since 2005. He has also competed in the Wisconsin Truck Driving Championships. David and his wife, Lynn, live in Menomonie.