LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) – After 40 years in the workforce, Art Peek decided it’s time for retirement.
Peek has been an employee at Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse for 28 of those 40 years and Tuesday was his last day.
But his fellow coworkers didn’t let him leave quietly.
When someone said they were having a car issue he stepped up to help out.
But as he walked out to the parking lot, he was realized he was in for a surprise.
“They asked me to come out and help with it because I know a few things about automobiles. That’s sort of when I suspected, as I approached the corner here, I started seeing people. That’s when I knew I was in trouble,” Peek said.
His coworkers lined up along the sidewalk right