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In Memoriam: Jim Vaudreuil, Huebsch Services

Served as president, CEO since 1980; fourth-generation owner

EAU CLAIRE, Wis., and EAGAN, Minn. — Huebsch Services, a uniform rental and floor mat service, reports that CEO and fourth-generation owner Jim Vaudreuil died March 2 after a reoccurrence of esophageal cancer.

The company says he loved working with people and spent almost five decades in the family business.

Vaudreuil applied his intellectual curiosity for innovation, dedication to environmental stewardship and outstanding leadership skills to transform the company into a locally and nationally recognized industry leader.

“He will be dearly missed by so many,” Huebsch says in a statement. 

Vaudreuil served as president and CEO of Huebsch Services since 1980 and celebrated 125 years of the company’s continuous family ownership in 2016. 

TRSA says he was instrumental in the development of the uniform rental industry’s initial integrated barcode tracking system and the industry’s first integrated mat tracking system utilizing RFID (radio-frequency identification) technology.

Vaudreuil received the TRSA Lifetime Achievement Award on Oct. 12, 2023.

“Huebsch Services values the long-standing relationships we have built with our customers, vendors and community partners,” the company adds. 

“We remain committed to serving our coworkers, customers and communities as an independent, local, family-owned business dedicated to excellence.”

Vaudreuil enjoyed hiking, skiing, sailing and other outdoor pursuits

He is survived by his wife Christine, daughter Isabel and many more family and friends.

There are no services planned since Vaudreuil had a celebration of life before death with family and loved ones. 

Donations can be sent to Mount Ashwabay, 32525 Ski Hill Road Bayfield, Wisconsin 54814.

In Memoriam-Jim Vaudreuil, Huebsch Services

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