Ruth Houck (Stephan)
Ruth Rill Houck, 90, formerly of Westminster, passed away on Sunday, July 29, 2018 at Hart Heritage Estates Assisted Living in Street, MD. Born May 20, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Russell and Dorothy (Barnes) Stephan. Ruth was predeceased by her loving husbands Rev. Chester Rill and Lester Houck.
She was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church and the Lions Club of Laytonsville. A great focus of her life was her faith and her church. Other interests include family activities, flower gardening and traveling.
Surviving are daughters, Carolyn R. Bell (Robert) of Bel Air and Brenda R. Hejduk (Joseph) of Street; and sister, Edna Rill of Westminster. Also survived by 5 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. She was stepmother of Eugene Houck (Patricia) of New Mexico, Erroll Houck (Barbara) of Queenstown, Robert Houck (Barbara) of Severna Park and Janet Martin (John) of Westminster, and their extended families.
Private graveside services will be held at the Wesley United Methodist Church Cemetery, Hampstead with Rev. Amy Lewis-Rill officiating. Memorial services will be announced at a later date.
Memorials are suggested to Wesley United Methodist Church, 3239 Carrollton Road, Hampstead, MD 21074.
Arrangements by Eline Funeral Home, Hampstead. Online condolences may be made at www.elinefh.com.