Since 1949

Kleffel's opened its doors at 39 Baltimore Street for business as an Army/Navy surplus store back in 1949 by Gus Kleffel. Clothing lines were gradually added to Kleffel's inventory.


Our History
  • Image NameSince 1949

    Since 1949

    Kleffel's opened its doors at 39 Baltimore Street for business as an Army/Navy surplus store back in 1949 by Gus Kleffel. Clothing lines were gradually added to Kleffel's inventory.

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    Clothing Retail

    With Gus Kleffel, John Ditko worked and later gained full ownership of the store. It was under Ditko's ownership that Kleffel's changed predominantly to a clothing retailer.

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    April 5, 1990

    On April 5, 1990 under new ownership of Steve Lawrence, Kleffel's suffered a devastating fire.

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    New Location

    This led to Kleffel's moving to its current residence in the Clearview Shopping Center at 1000 Carlisle Street.

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    Expansion

    After taking residence in its new location and under Lawrence's ownership Kleffel's expanded twice to offer almost 30,000 square feet of retail floor space.

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    Customer Sevice

    The latest in line of local owners, Eric Hormel believes in Kleffel's continuance of offering the full, friendly customer service only a locally run store can offer.


Testimonials
If you are looking for a pair of jeans, go no further than Kleffels. Just when you think you can't f ...
- Melissa W.
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