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Spotlight on Business - Berlett Autoworks

This week's business spotlight is on Berlett Autoworks a family owned and operated business located at 315 North State Highway 94 in La Harpe.

Seth and April Berlett are the business owners. Seth is owner-operator and April is owner-secretary. The Berletts list their 7 year old daughter, Alexa, as office manager. Garek Mason is employed as Autobody/Refinish Technician

Before opening this business, Seth worked for Shottenkirk Collison Center from 2002 to 2014. He also attended school at Wyoming Technical Institute

Seth and April opened their business on November 1, 2014. The business will celebrate its 2nd anniversary next week.

Berlett Autoworks is a full service Body Shop providing insurance work, collision repair, restorations, frame strengthening, AC work and spray in bed liners.

They are open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday - Friday. They are also open at other times by appointment.

You can contact Berlett Autoworks at 217-659-3545 (phone or fax) and by e-mail at berlett396@

In the future the Berletts would like to expand the shop and hire more techs.