Pete Himmelheber Obituary, Death – After a long and valiant struggle against cancer, Pete Himmelheber was ultimately unsuccessful in his efforts to beat the disease. Pete’s birthday is July 21 and he was born on the island of Kefalonia in Greece. Pete was born in Greece, and he remained a resident of that country for the first thirteen years of his life. It was as an immigrant that he made his way to the United States, and he spent his boyhood in the region of Chicago, Illinois. There, he honed his business skills, which led to the establishment of a number of eateries over the course of his life, up to the time when he finally decided to call the Rockford area home.

Pete’s greatest level of success was attained between the years 1999 and 2019 as a result of his opening a number of Pete’s Tom & Jerry’s restaurants, which he eventually sold in 2019 in order to concentrate on his treatment for cancer. During this time, Pete was successful. Pete’s primary passions included working in the hospitality industry, traveling to exotic locations, and gaining an understanding of diverse cultural traditions.

Pete was a man of many stories, and recounting those stories was something that was enjoyed by each and every listener to his tales. He was a force to be reckoned with and was unwavering in his determination to care for his family and to give them the life they deserved. He was a formidable figure. He made it very clear that the fact that his family meant more to him than anything else in the world was something he was very proud of, and he did so very regularly.

Pete’s wife of 37 years, Jeanette Himmelheber, is the only one he leaves behind after he passes away. He is survived by his mother, Efrosini Himmelheber; siblings Regina (Dino) Gavrielatos and Nicole (Ton Gerasimos Himmelheber, who was his father, passed away before he was born. He is also survived by his five children, Tina (John) Ackman, Efrosini (Logan) Ridge, Gerri (Thomas) Pavone, Makie (Kari) Himmelheber, and Jacob (Maddie) Himmel.