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Barbers ready to make their final cuts
Times photo: Brenda Steurer Barbers Gay Swenson, front, and Mort Wittwer, take a little off the top and side for regular customers Tuesday at Swensons Barber Shop on 16th Avenue just south of the Square in Monroe. The partners have more than 100 years of barbering experience combined. They will retire together Dec. 31.
MONROE - December will be the last chance for customers of Swenson's Appointment Barber Shop, some of whom have been coming for 40 years.On Tuesday, a steady line of men strolled into Swenson's Appointment Barber Shop to get a hair cut Tuesday morning, to get their opportunity for at least one last cut, as Gay Swenson and Mort Wittwer close up shop and retire Dec. 31.