EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) — A fixture in Menards advertising for nearly 25 years has passed away.
According to his obituary, Ray Szmanda passed away Sunday in Antigo. He was 91.
Menards put out a statement this afternoon, saying Ray’s “friendly, enthusiastic and fun loving personality have made a lasting impression on our customers and all of us at Menards.”
Szmanda was known as ‘The Menards’ Guy’ for generations of people throughout the Midwest, telling them where they could ‘Save Big Money’.