Fred Albert Householder, 90, of Fairbury, formerly of Decatur, passed away at 12:05 a.m. Tuesday, September 11, 2012 in Fairview Haven in Fairbury.
Fred was born November 26, 1921, in Fairbury, the son of John L. and Flora M. (Lindenbaum) Householder. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during W.W. II and the Korean War. He graduated from Millikin University. He retired from Illinois Power as an Electric Power Supervisor. He married Helen I. Lyda December 10, 1945 in Maryland. She preceded him in death in 1988.
Per Fred's wishes his remains will be buried at sea by the U.S. Navy.
Fred is survived by his sons Fred C. of Urbana, Ronald L. of Decatur, and James D. (Holly) of Chandler Arizona, and grandchildren Kelsey and Kendall Householder.
He is preceded in death by his parents, wife, brother John and sister Norma S. Brown.