Barry Wilhelm started the lumberyard in 1977 to provide for lumber and construction needs in Antigo, Wausau and beyond. Craig (above) and Dean (pictured to the right) both worked for their father until Craig went to school and worked in heating and cooling. Craig returned in 1995. Barry passed in 1998 and Craig took over the lumber yard. In the summer of 2008, Craig and Dean built on the present property.
Employees include Ken Schedlbauer, Dan Prasolowicz, Pam Girtz, and custom cabinetry designer Lisa Waidelich. Wilhelm Lumber provides construction lumber in Wausau, construction lumber in Antigo, construction lumber in Phlox,, and throughout the state of Wisconsin.