ST. CHARLES — Ed Pundmann Jr., president and co-owner of Pundmann Motor Co., passed away Oct. 31 at the age of 75. He had been diagnosed with congestive heart failure, St. Louis Today reports.

The family-owned dealership was founded by Pundmann’s father in 1925. As company president, Pundmann continued his family’s tradition of handing out paychecks to the dealership’s 80 employees in person.

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