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Dealer News | August 17, 2022

Dick Dirks, who was IADA’s chairman in 1990 and was the president of Dirks Motor Co. (Akron) from 1954 to 2015, died last week. Thompson Truck & Trailer, which has five Iowa locations, was named one of five …

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Dealer News | August 10, 2022

Doris Kemna, who co-founded Kemna Motor Co. and worked for the dealership until she retired, passed away on August 7. Dorothy Kreider, who worked for IADA from 1974 until her retirement in 1997, passed away on August 2.  …

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