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Louise Ruth Jackson

May 18, 1947 June 7, 2020
Louise Ruth Jackson
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Obituary for Louise Ruth Jackson

Louise Ruth Jackson, 73, of Terre Haute passed away Sunday, June 7, 2020 in her residence. She was born May 18, 1947 in Lancaster, PA to Robert R. Ruth and Jane Ritchey Ruth. Louise retired from the payroll department at Indiana State University.

Survivors include her husband, Jeff Jackson; sons, Nicholas Mahurin and Darren Mahurin (Charity); grandchildren, Rachel Fisher (Michael), Ty Mahurin, and Tenley Mahurin; great grandchild, Hollis Fisher; Jeff’s daughter, Julie Mathis (Lloyd); grandchildren, Kristen and Tyler; Jeff’s son, James Jackson (Kristy); brothers, Don Ruth (Inge) of Mississippi and David Ruth of Texas; sisters, Linda Wetzler of Pennsylvania, Donna Ruth of Virginia, Jennifer Durbin (Jeff) of Pennsylvania; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Patricia Ruth.

Louise was born with a kind spirit. She loved her family and friends dearly and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren. Louise was an avid reader, liked to take long walks, enjoyed gardening, and loved to cook and bake for her family. She also loved to sew, knit, read cookbooks, and collect recipes. Louise was loved and will be forever missed.

The family would like to thank Hospice of the Wabash Valley and the extra special care from private caregivers with Tracy Hoopingarner’s group.

It was Louise’s wish to be cremated with a Celebration of Life to take place from 2:00 – 4:00 P.M. on July 11, 2020 in Callahan & Hughes Funeral Home, 605 S. 25th Street.

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Celebration of Life




2:00 PM 7/11/2020 2:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 7/11/2020 4:00:00 PM
Callahan & Hughes Funeral Home

605 South 25th Street
Terre Haute, IN 47803

Callahan & Hughes Funeral Home
605 South 25th Street Terre Haute 47803 IN
United States

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