John A. Houdek, 57, electrician

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John A. Houdek, 57, of Riverside and formerly of Cicero and Hillside, died July 1, 2013.

Mr. Houdek was born Dec. 12, 1955 in St. Charles. He was supervising electrician for JVK Electrical Service Inc. of Berwyn for 17 years and a former bartender at Wagner's Lounge in Berwyn.

He was the husband of the late Lisa H. Liewald; the son of Albert and Joyce (nee Hedstrom) Houdek; the brother of Irene; the friend of Randy Wagner, Jeff Pales and Tommy Matas.

Services have been held. Memorial donations are appreciated to the American Cancer Society, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 1210, Chicago, Ill. 60601.

Kuratko-Nosek Funeral Home, North Riverside, handled arrangements.

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