Torch passed at Jake’s Pizza

15 Jan 2022


FAIRMONT– Jake’s Pizza in Fairmont, a staple for many, is about to see a change of ownership as long-time owners Jeff and Kim Ehlert pass the torch off to their children, Shea Ehlert and Shaina (Ehlert) Sheppmann. The two will officially take over the business Feb.1.

While Jeff and Kim have owned Jake’s since 2004, they’ve both worked there much longer. They started as high schoolers, Jeff in 1972 and Kim in 1973. At that time Mark Jacobson owned the restaurant.

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