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Sale price released for Egbert & Guido’s Express, Inc. / Citgo in West Bend

Jan. 16, 2019 – West Bend, WI – On Dec. 22, 2018 WashingtonCountyInsider.com reported on the sale of Egbert & Guido’s Express, Inc. in West Bend to Kwik Trip.

Citgo in WB Egbert & Guidos

The store was owned by George and Kathy Muth.

According to records at City Hall the parcel at 1300 E. Paradise Drive sold on Jan. 4, 2019 for $966,000.

That land was originally owned by Marie Muth and sold in March 19, 1997 as vacant land. It was turned over in a trust for $75,000.

The current assessed value (2018) of the former Citgo property is $1,022,200.

Below is a letter from the Muth family to their employees regarding the sale of the business.

Egbert & Guido’s Express, Inc. announced today that after 21 years of business they have decided to sell their store. George and Kathy Muth, store owners, said their property has been sold to Kwik Trip, Inc. The Muths built and opened the Citgo gas station and convenient store in February of 1998. The store is located on the corner Paradise Drive and River Road which is part of the farm homestead that George grew up on.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

George said the business name has always created curiosity. The store was named after his father, Egbert Muth and his great Uncle, Guido Schroeder and has been a thriving business for over 21 years. “We are pleased and honored that we have been able to serve thousands of loyal customers over the years, many from the local neighborhoods.”

Kathy added, “The real blessing has been the dedicated and friendly staff that we have had over the years. There have been many tears shed this week as we have said good-bye to our loyal customers and fellow staff members who are like family.”

Muths said they were contemplating making changes with the business when the opportunity to sell came along and decided it was a good time to change ownership. Muths thank the community for their support and patronage for over two decades.

Egbert & Guido’s Express, Inc.

1 COMMENT

  1. I really liked coming to your store, friendly service. Your “question of the day” was one of kind, thanks for some free coffee!!! I’m sure Kwik Trip won’t do that. You had a great run !!!! Good luck to your future endeavors!!

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