SEDALIA, Mo. — Long-time Sedalia residents Kent and Denise Wernli have opened a Midas Auto Service & Tires outlet in Sedalia, their first franchised Midas location and the 19th Midas store in Missouri.
The new store — a greenfield construction located northwest of central Sedalia on State Route 50 — features eight service bays, including two capable of handling medium trucks, RVs, etc.
Mr. Wernli, who owned Ideal Tool & Manufacturing in Sedalia for the past 23 years, offering tool and die services for manufacturers, is a self-described "car guy," according to TBC Corp., franchisor of the Midas Car Care business.
Ms. Wernli is described as an "avid community volunteer."