In Memory of



Obituary for John Houseworth

John Anthony Houseworth, 85, of Decatur, IL, passed away Friday, May 26, 2023 at The Loft of Rock Springs, Decatur.

Private family services will be held. Brintlinger and Earl Funeral Home, Decatur, is assisting the family with arrangements.

John was born April 9, 1938 in Peoria, IL, the son of Henry and Rose (Pawinksi) Houseworth. He married Ruta Plume on November 15, 1969 in Chicago, IL.

John proudly served our country in the U.S. Army. He was a security guard at St. Mary’s Hospital for 25 years until his retirement.

John is survived by his wife of 53 years, Ruta; daughter, Christine Houseworth (Greg Lewis) of Maplewood, New Jersey; grandchildren: Henry and Imogene; and sister, Rosemarie Weber.

John was preceded in death by his parents