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Becky and Mike Mauer.
Davis Paint/Radio Shack celebrated 50 years during Osage's Sesquicentennial Celebration in 2006.
Ray created Duren Manufacturing, which produced personalized paint paddles (paint sticks) for customers throughout the United States.
In 1987, Ray purchased a Radio Shack franchise. Pictured is the cover of the Radio Shack catalog that year.
For a time, the business sold sewing machine in the upstairs area of the business.
In 1992, Mauer added cell phone sales and services. They were the first business in this area to offer cell phones.
Over the years, the business has received awards. In 1998, the business was cited by Radio Shack Corporation for the Circle of Excellence Award and the Mauers won a trip to Australia.
In 1998 Mike and Becky were honored by the Radio Shack Company.
Becky and Judy Voaklander talk about the sewing machine Judy purchased 50 years ago, from the store, for $100.
Becky in a popular section of the store. The yarn selection offers a wide variety of colors.
Ray (left) and Wanda (right) Duren with Ila Lincoln (background). Ila worked with them for many years.
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Loved the picture of Ray, Wanda and Ila which brought back memories of when Ray was kind enough to "hire" me to wash the windows and do some dusting in the store. My folks were in business just a few doors away. I have always been grateful for that lesson of how "Main Street" works together.
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