Eugene F. Housman

BRAIDWOOD— Eugene Francis Housman, 78, of Braidwood, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021 at Franciscan Health Hospital in Dyer, IN. Born July 22, 1942 in Braceville.
Eugene was a Veteran of the United States Navy. Eugene enjoyed yard work and had a knack for gardening. He also loved to study history, specifically religious history.
Surviving are two children, Jesse (Kristi) Housman of Essex, and Barbara Housman Cline Engel Galarza of Bloomington, IL; four grandchildren, Madison Christensen, Olivia Housman, Dennis Engel, and Michael (Melissa) Engel; three great-grandchildren, Bently White, Sophia and Wil Engel; and one brother, Gerald (Sue) Housman in Joliet.
He is preceded in death by his mother, Dorthea Housman.
Cremation rites will be accorded and private services will be held at a later date. For more information and to visit his online guestbook, please log on to
R.W. Patterson Funeral Home and Crematory, 401 E. Main St., Braidwood is in charge of arrangements.