Ruth Soukup

Ruth E. Soukup (nee Vander Meulen), 89, of Brookfield, died Dec. 12, 2014.

Ms. Soukup was born May 24, 1925. She married Jerome A. Soukup, who preceded his wife in death, and she worked as a bookkeeper for Motycka & Associates until her retirement.

She was the mother of Gary Soukup, Wendy (Michael) Cihlar, Lynn (Steven) Wren and Dean Soukup; the grandmother of nine; the great-grandmother of two; and the sister of Edward Vander Meulen.

Services are private. Interment is at Fairmount Willow Hills Cemetery in Willow Springs.

Ivins/Moravecek Funeral Home, Riverside, handled arrangements.