PEORIA - Michael Gene Venzon, 41, of Peoria, Ill., passed away on Wednesday, May 8, 2013.
Michael was currently employed with Westmont Interior Supply House, where he worked for 13 years.
Michael served in the United States Marine Corps for four years.
Michael graduated from Peoria High School. He was an avid hunter and outdoorsman and devoted and loving father who enjoyed spending his time with his five children. Michael enjoyed taking the children fishing, hunting, dirt biking, camping and to family gatherings.
Michael is survived by his parents, Richard Venzon and Peggy Allen; his stepfather, William Allen; his sister, Dawn Venzon; and his brother, Scott Venzon, all from the Peoria area. Michael leaves behind his five beautiful children, Andrew, Aaron, Kaylee, Zach and Olivia, who were the light of his life. He also is survived by his maternal grandmother, Bessie Tibbetts.
Michael's children and family are inviting family and friends for a celebration of life ceremony on Tuesday, May 14, 2013, at Northwoods Community Church, 10700 N. Allen Road, Peoria, Ill. A visitation with Michael's family will from 10 to 11:30 a.m., and the celebration of life ceremony will begin directly after.
A memorial fund for the Venzon children has been set up at CEFCU.