Joe H. Pruessner, 63, of New Haven, MO passed away Tuesday, November 16, 2021. Joe was born in Hermann, MO on June 10, 1958, the son of the late Robert H. Pruessner and the late Helen M. Hassler. He was united in marriage to Nadine M. Klott on September 12, 1981 at St. George Church in Hermann, MO.
Joe grew up on the family farm that has been in the Pruessner family for several generations. He learned to take care of the livestock at an early age and always enjoyed driving a tractor.
Joe worked for Kellwood Company and later Marchem Coated Fabrics for 13 years. Following that, he worked for Scheer Sales & Service for almost 20 years and then started his own business Joe’s Repair, LLC in 2010. Joe enjoyed working with all the customers he met throughout the years.
Joe is survived by his wife, Nadine of New Haven; a daughter, Danielle Anderson and her husband Matt of New Haven; a son, Jared Pruessner of New Haven; a son, Robert Pruessner of Columbia, MO; two granddaughters, Elaina and Claire Anderson; three brothers, John and wife Quenna of Hermann; James and wife Carol of New Haven; Jerry and wife Paula of New Haven; two sisters, Janet Kohlbusch and husband Sanford of Berger; Jean Martin and Bill Hersh of Thompson, OH; sister-in-law, Joy Pruessner of Berger; sister-in-law Agnes Lackman of Hermann; sister-in-law Carol Brandt and husband Glenn of Hermann; and brother-in-law Daniel Klott and wife Donna of Washington and many nieces, nephews, and friends. Joe loved spending time with his children and granddaughters at home. He loved grilling and making his special BBQ sauce for everyone to enjoy.
He is preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Joyce Trentmann and a nephew, Chuck Martin.
Visitation will be held Friday, November 19, 2021 from 3-8 pm at Toedtmann & Grosse Funeral Home in New Haven. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, November 20, 2021 at 12 pm at St. Peter’s U.C.C. Church, officiated by Rev. Paul Schwartzkopf, with a burial service to follow at Assumption Cemetery in New Haven.
Memorials may be given to New Haven Community Outreach or New Haven Youth Fair. C/O Toedtmann & Grosse Funeral Home.