Kurt Kahre

Technician

Kurt is a native of Huron, S.D. and has been in the automotive industry in the area since graduating from Lake Area Technical Institute in 1990. Kurt is another automobile enthusiast.


Our team keeping your vehicle ready for the road

Leading the team


Albert Martinez

Technician

Albert is a native of California and is also  recent graduate of the automotive program at LATI.

Experience on your side

Tel: +1.6057533814 Hours: Monday-Friday 7:30am to 5:30pm

Tyler Schaeffer

Service Writer

Scheduling vehicles for service, ordering parts and helping ensure your vehicle is done in a timely manner are all of part of his day. Tyler is a 2012 graduate from Watertown High School and is a Lake Area Technical Institute graduate with a degree in automotive technology.    
In his spare time he enjoys playing guitar, fishing and video games.

Levi Raasch

Service Writer

​Levi will assist you with all of your scheduling needs and ensure your vehicle is ready when you need it. Levi is a South Dakota graduate of Minnesota West in body shop management. He enjoys the outdoors while hunting, fishing and snowboarding. He also enjoys playing guitar.  


Local owner, DeLyle Kruger, will be there to answers any questions and concerns you may have about your vehicles needs and oversee the daily operations of the shop.

    DeLyle graduated from Milbank High School in 1992 and went on to receive a degree from Lake Area Technical Institute in 1994 in automotive technology. DeLyle put his automotive skills to work at the local Ford dealership for 15 years. He was also employed as a lab instructor at Lake Area Tech for two years.
   Striking out on his own, DeLyle along with his wife Wendy, opened the doors to DeLyle’s South 81 Service in the winter of 2009. DeLyle does the day to day managing of the shop while Wendy focuses her time on book work and marketing.
     In their spare time the couple enjoy spending time with their three children, Blake, Wyatt and Abby. DeLyle is an automotive enthusiast, enjoys hunting and fishing and spending time outdoors.
Being family orientated gives the Krugers an appreciation for the value of time and trustworthiness.