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Walt Timme - "Oldest factory trained Indian Motorcycle Dealer in the world."

Walter E. Timme
Tuesday, November 15, 2005
Walter E. Timme passed away Nov. 12, 2005, at his home after a brief illness. He was born May 18, 1914, in Denver to Edna White Timme and Horace Timme, who predeceased him. His loving wife, Lucille Thomas Timme, whom he married on July 12, 1935; and his brother, Fred Timme, also predeceased him. He is survived by his dog, Petunia; sister, Bonnie Olson of Colorado Springs; several nieces, other relatives and Nancy Jones, a special niece of his deceased wife. He graduated from Centennial High School in 1934. He opened Timme Motor Sales Inc. in 1938, and closed it when he entered the Army Air Corp on May 11, 1942. He was stationed in the South Pacific for three years. After being discharged in 1946, he re-established his Timme Motor Co. in Downtown Pueblo across from the Pueblo City Hall. He recently moved the motorcycle business to Pueblo West. In 2003, at the Antique Motorcycle Show, he was advised that he was the oldest factory trained Indian Motorcycle Dealer in the world. Due to his Honda Motorcycle dealership, he and his wife, Lucille, were able to make many trips to Japan, Europe, Baja California, Mexico and the Sturgis Rally in South Dakota, where he was inducted into the Motorcycle Hall of Fame in 1995. He was a co-trustee of the E.M. Christmas Foundation for many years. He belonged to Pueblo Lodge No. 17 AF&AM and Al Kaly Shrine. Viewing, 2 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, at the funeral home. Funeral service with Masonic review, 2 p.m. Wednesday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens, with military honors presented by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team. Memorials may be made to the Walter and Lucille Timme Foundation through the funeral home office for his Motorcycle Museum. Family and friends will be received at his home following the interment.
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My Dad used to wrench and race for Walt back in the 40's.
He was the "Man" to see about old Indians.

R.I.P. Walt
 
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