Nehring’s Sendik’s in Shorewood closes after 90 years

Family says decline in support forced closure

Photo from John and Anne Nehring

Last updated on May 15th, 2019 at 04:58 pm

John and Anne Nehring closed the Sendik’s on Oakland Avenue store in Shorewood on Saturday. The store had been operating for 90 years.

Photo from John and Anne Nehring
Photo from John and Anne Nehring

In a statement posted on their website, the Nehrings said the decision to close was due to a decline in support of the small, family-run store and circumstances beyond their control.

“It is with very heavy hearts that after 90 years (19 under our ownership), that we must close the doors,” the website says. “We thank all of our great customers and loyal friends who we love so much for your continuous support throughout the years. You have become family.”

The Nehrings also own G. Groppi Food Market in Milwaukee’s Bay View neighborhood, Nehring’s Family Market at the Milwaukee Public Market and V. Richard’s in Brookfield.

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