Meet Living Legend Finalist Bruce Carnahan

November 30, 2013

Nominated by: Calli Ann Carnahan, daughter Growing up in Ashland, Wisconsin, my father has always been regarded as the epitome of a “Man’s Man,” learning to hunt, fish, and survive in the woods from the day he was born. While my siblings and I were growing up (and even today for that matter), my dad […]

Meet Living Legend Finalist Helen Baird

November 27, 2013

Nominated by: Michael Christopher, grandson  My grandmother, Helen Baird, just turned 97 years young in August of this year. To make a long, complicated story short, she was my mother’s aunt, until circumstance and courage changed things. My mom was born into a family that had too many children and too little money. Instead of […]

6400 Miles

August 28, 2013

In early August, we had an amazing surprise visitor show up at our factory.  Bob Beaubien, the son and nominator of our 2013 Living Legend, Laura Mae Beaubien. Bob was in the middle of a 6400 mile cross-country tour on his Harley, and we were honored that he chose to stop and see his.  We’re […]

A father, a daughter, a Kromer: it’s a little bit more than a Father’s Day gift.

June 14, 2013

When other kids had to go to Disney World, a young Amanda Dinkel got to go to the U.P. She grew up in Gladwin, Michigan, smack in the middle of the lower peninsula, with two older brothers and parents who loved the outdoors. Her father, Larry, who spent his days as an engineer, spent his […]

Handmade by Him: Jim Berton, the man behind the pictures.

April 5, 2013

Up next in our series of employee features is Jim Berton – our resident photography/graphics/technology expert who loves learning new skills and putting them to use at Stormy Kromer. SK: What do you do at Stormy Kromer? JB: I wear a lot of hats. Really. SK: Nice pun. JB: Thank you. Truly, I learned to […]

Handmade by Him: Dan Pavlovich, dreaming of plaid.

March 7, 2013

Up next in our series of employee features is Dan Pavlovich – a longtime employee who grew up with Bob Jacquart, and now plays a key role in product design and development. SK: What do you do at Stormy Kromer? DP: Wow, what haven’t I done? I started at the front desk with Bob’s mom […]

Living Legend Wrap-Up

January 31, 2013

Well, the month of January is over, and so officially is this year’s Living Legend program.  Once again, you were extremely generous with your support of the program through your January shopping, and we will be sending our donation check off to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital next week. The staff here at Stormy Kromer […]

So Many Hats

January 7, 2013

Congratulations to this year’s Living Legend, Laura Mae Beaubien!  In case you missed it, here is the nomination her son sent to us which earned her this honor. By: Robert Beaubien, Son Laura Mae Beaubien is my father’s hidden strength.  Married at 19 years old, and for over 60 years, the two of them built […]

Warmest Wishes from Stormy Kromer

December 24, 2012

At this special time of year, we’d like to focus on what you, our loyal fans give us.  Your support of our small-but-growing brand means more to us than you can know. Warmest Wishes from the Folks at Stormy Kromer!

Handmade by Her: Patti Budgick, an outerwear legend.

October 29, 2012

SK: What do you do at Stormy Kromer? PB: I’m the work-lead for the outerwear line. That means I do a little of everything when it comes to our vests, the Town Coat, the Mackinaw Coat and the Airman’s Jacket. I make sure the orders get done in order; I make sure the shelves are […]

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