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PEKIN ~ Michael Stephen Pyeatte, 64, of Pekin, passed away at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at his home. 

He was born April 20, 1953 in Peoria to Howard M. and Madge I. (Sullins) Pyeatte.

Surviving are one son, Michael “PJ” Pyeatte of San Benito, Texas; one daughter, Jamie (Todd) Voss of Millersport, Ohio; three grandchildren, Emily, Evan and Sara; three sisters, Judy (Dan) Reed of Houston, Texas, Margaret Lowrey of Arvada, Colorado, Debra (Dave) Pyeatte of Topeka and one brother, Robert (Glenna) Pyeatte of Peoria.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Tommy and one brother-in-law, Jerry Lowrey.

Michael had been self employed as a mechanic for many years.

He loved spending time with his grandchildren and his nieces and nephews.  He was “the sweetest man with a very giving soul”.  He also enjoyed watching old movies, his favorite being Cool Hand Luke, and listening to James Taylor music.

There will be no services or visitation.  Cremation will be accorded by Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Tazewell Animal Protective Society, 100 Taps Lane, Pekin, IL 61554

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