Petros C. Petsas

Posted 8/11/21

Petros C. Petsas

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Petros C. Petsas


MINIER, Ill. — Petros C. Petsas, 67, of Minier, passed away on August 8, 2021, at his home.

 He was born on February 22, 1954, in Kythrea, Cyprus, to Christodoulos and Katina Eleftheriou Petsas. He married Pamela Jennings on August 2, 1990, in Pekin, and she survives.

 Also surviving are his five children, Larry (Phoebe) Davis of Bloomington, Christodoulos (Wendy) Petsas of Minier, Michael Petsas of Minier, Katia (Justin) Petsas of Minier and Anna (Michael) Underhill of Minier; eight grandchildren, Michael Petsas, Victoria Davis, Petros Petsas, Meredith Davis, Cole Bauer, Cody Bauer, DeAnna Bauer, Aeson Underhill; one brother, Michael Petsas of Bloomington and his children, Katina, Stephanie, Sophia, Darren; one sister, Anthi Savvides of Cyprus and her children, Panayiotis and Katia.

 He was preceded in death by his parents.

 He graduated from ISU in 1982. Petros owned and operated Grecian Gardens, in Clinton, Zorbas, in Normal, and Creve Coeur Family Restaurant. He retired on December 13, 2015.

 He was a member of Clinton Masonic Lodge.

 He loved fishing, gardening, landscaping, and helping others with their home renovation projects.

 His funeral will be conducted at 10 a.m. on Friday, August 13, 2021, at Haensel-Oswald Funeral Home, in Minier. Fr. Anastasios Theodoropoulos will officiate. A visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, also at the funeral home. Burial will be at Minier Cemetery. Memorials may be made to All Saints Greek Orthodox Church, in Peoria.

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