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Timothy "Timmy" Puchta

December 1, 1956 ~ November 6, 2022 (age 65) 65 Years Old
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Timothy "Timmy" John Puchta, 65, of Hermann, MO, passed away Sunday, November 6, 2022 at his home.
Tim was born in Washington, Missouri on December 1, 1956, a son of the late Randolph & Eunice (Rohlfing) Puchta.
He was a graduate of Hermann High School and the University of Missouri with a degree in respiratory therapy. While at MU, he was a founding member of the Columbia chapter of the Acacia Fraternity. He was a respiratory therapist until he and his father reopened the Adam Puchta Winery in 1990.
Tim was a member of the Messenger Church in Fenton, St. Paul United Church of Christ in Hermann, and the Vintners Association in Hermann. He was a former President of the Missouri Grape & Wine Board, on the Hermann Area District Hospital Board, current President of the Showboat Theatre Board, former President of the St. Paul UCC Church Council, supporter of the MU College of Veterinary Medicine & sponsor for the College’s Gentle Doctor Benefit.
Tim was the owner of Adam Puchta Winery in Hermann. In his free time he played in many bands, including the Blufftones and Voyage. He enjoyed deer hunting and was a fabulous shot. He loved his winery animals. He also loved being on the beaches in Florida and being with friends and family enjoying food and fellowship.
Tim is survived by two sons, Spencer Puchta & partner Taylor Walker, of Columbia, Missouri, and Parker Puchta & wife Sarah, of Hermann, Missouri; by his step-mother, Lois Puchta Kruse, of Hermann, Missouri; a brother, Matthew Puchta, of Hermann, Missouri; a sister, Kristine Puchta Brown, of Tennessee; and a grandson, Tanner Puchta.  He is preceded in death by his parents and a brother-in-law, Floyd Brown.
Visitation will be held Thursday, November 10th from 1:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Toedtmann & Grosse Funeral Home, Hermann, where funeral services will be held Friday at 11:00 a.m., with Rev. Ken Beckmann officiating.
Burial will be at the Puchta Family Cemetery, Hermann, Missouri. Memorials may be given to Hermann Food Pantry or Hermann Area Crusade Against Cancer.



November 10, 2022

1:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Toedtmann & Grosse Funeral Home
1221 Washington Street
Hermann, MO 65041

Funeral Service
November 11, 2022

11:00 AM
Toedtmann & Grosse Funeral Home
1221 Washington Street
Hermann, MO 65041

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December 1, 1956-November 6, 2022

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