Nine Washtenaw County Road Commission employees retire
Lisa Allmendinger | AnnArbor.com
From light- and heavy-truck drivers to mechanics to supervisors and clerks, they all had at least 16 years of service to the Road Commission and many of them had 20-plus years on the job.
Ronald Zahn of Manchester, a heavy-truck driver with 32 years, 11 months on the job.
Chris Bennett, a light- and heavy-truck driver and heavy-equipment operator from Chelsea, retired after 33 years on the job.
Gary A. Bauer of Grass Lake, a light- and heavy-truck driver, equipment operator, tire service and repairman, assistant sign erector and finally a group leader. He put in 24 years and 9 months at the Road Commission.
Robert D. Berger, a mechanic, group leader and equipment maintenance supervisor of York Township, who worked for 32 years and 11 months for the organization.
Ed Reed of Pinckney, who was a heavy-truck driver, a heavy-equipment operator, assistant superintendent of maintenance, and retired as the superintendent of maintenance after 25 years and five months on the job.
Debra L. Malvasi, a permit clerk and maintenance clerk of Grass Lake, retired after 16 years.
Laura Key Southwell, a secretary and engineering technician from Stockbridge, retired after 21 years of working for the Road Commission.
Samuel Stephens of Ann Arbor, a signal group leader and signal technician, worked for 25 years for the Road Commission.
Glenn E. Schultz, a mechanic and heavy-truck driver from Lodi Township, retired after 23 year and 10 months at the Road Commission.
Lisa Allmendinger is a regional reporter for AnnArbor.com. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.