Ruth Marian Jonas, 89, Center Point, passed away Oct. 25, 2012, at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. She was born Aug. 8, 1923, in Terre Haute, to Loring C. and Lulu (Harris) Halberstadt.
Ruth was a teacher and retired from Vigo County School Corporation in 1981 after 27 years.
She was preceded in death by her husband Arthur W. Jonas.
Survivors include her daughter Nancy Jonas, Ellettsville, son Arthur Jonas and wife Beth, Cloverdale, sister Frances Halberstadt, Terre Haute, sister-in-law Dolores Zeman and husband Charles, Arizona, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Private services will take place at a later date.
If you like, contributions may be made to the Poland Fire Department in her memory. French Funeral Home and Crematory are handling arrangements. Light a candle in her memory at www.frenchfuneralhome.com.