In fact, says Guarantee Vice Chairman Fred Oertli Jr., "The company's name referred to the founders' assurance that the Fair would remain lit throughout its duration, actually starting a month before the Fair in April and going through the first of December 1904."
Family business, the Oertlis of Guarantee Electrical
celebrate at the 100th anniversary party. (Left to right): Rick Oertli, Fred Oertli Jr.
, Chuck Oertli and Roger Oertli.