Marie L. Skoumal (nee Helton), 98, of Brookfield, died May 28, 2012 at Sunrise Assisted Living of Naperville.

Born on Dec. 6, 1913 in Streator to Mabel and Alfred Helton, she later married William J. Skoumal Sr., who preceded his wife in death. Ms. Skoumal worked for GM’s Electro-Motive division for 18 years before retiring.

Ms. Skoumal was the mother of William J. (Donna) Skoumal Jr., Jack (Carole) Skoumal and the late Vivian Malik and Patricia Jirka; and the sister of Dorothy Pryor and the late Cora Wieser, Loretta Hasenberg and Henry Helton.

Funeral services were private. A memorial gathering will be held at a later date. Memorial donations are appreciated to your favorite charity.

Hitzeman Funeral Home, Brookfield, handled arrangements.