About Us

Business started in 1933 on 11th street until moving to its current location in 1936. MH Vanberg was the founder and owner until 1971 when other family members took it over after his passing. The business now is currently owned by a 4th generation family and has employees that have been here for over 30 years serving your livestock needs.

Columbus Sales Pavilion has been in Business for 81 years serving Columbus and its surrounding area. We Pride ourselves in being fair and treating both the seller and buyer the same.

It’s a family run business with great ties to the Columbus community making it a better place by bringing out of town people to market their cattle and support the great town we live in.


We Are

Travis A BockPresident/Owner/Auctioneer
Gary HinesAuctioneer/Field Representative
Todd LaudenklosYard Manager/Sheep and Goat Representative
Brenda BerryOffice Manager
Pam LaudenklosOffice Secretary

Phone: 402-564-3231
3928 West 8th Street
Columbus, NE 68602


PO Box 477
Columbus, NE 68602-0477


We are a proud member of the Livestock Marketing Association (LMA)

Livestock Marketing Association:
Phone: 816-891-0502
Fax: 816-891-1278