Pete Vonachen http://peoriapublicradio.org en Pete Vonachen's farewell http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/pete-vonachens-farewell <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The community said farewell to Harold “Pete” Vonachen Friday. Peoria Public Radio’s Tanya Koonce reports:</div><p> Fri, 14 Jun 2013 23:25:14 +0000 Tanya Koonce 7374 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Pete Vonachen's farewell Remembering Pete Vonachen http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/remembering-pete-vonachen <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Peoria lays to rest today the man many called 'Mr Baseball.' &nbsp;Pete </span>Vonachen<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> died Monday. He was 87. </span>Vonachen<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> purchased Peoria’s minor league baseball team about 30 years ago, and shared a great friendship with the late Harry Carey.</span></p><p> Fri, 14 Jun 2013 11:30:00 +0000 Tanya Koonce 7317 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Remembering Pete Vonachen Services for Pete Vonachen set http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/services-pete-vonachen-set <p></p><p>The services for Peoria’s Mister Baseball, Pete Vonachen have been set. There are two visitations for the former Peoria Chiefs owner. The first is a more public visitation Thursday from 3 to 9 at Northwoods Community Church in Peoria. The second is Friday from 11 to 1 at St. Thomas Catholic Church in Peoria Heights. Funeral Services will begin directly after.</p><p></p> Tue, 11 Jun 2013 19:04:51 +0000 Denise Molina 7153 at http://peoriapublicradio.org