WMBD/WYZZ-TV - PEORIA, Ill. - Overwhelmed, in a good way.
It's how the family of Pete Vonachen says it feels in the wake of the death of the Peoria legend. Vonachen died Monday at the age of 87.
"It's been absolutely overwhelming, the support and love we've seen for Dad," said son Rocky Vonachen. "Phone calls, emails, Facebook...it just shows what type of person he was, and how loved he was by everyone. He was definitely a people person, and everybody loved him, and we're going to miss him.
The visitation for Pete Vonachen will be Thursday from 3-9 p.m. at Northwoods Community Church in Peoria. The funeral service will be at Saint Thomas Church in Peoria Heights on Friday at 1 p.m. with visitation starting at 11 a.m.
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