Helen Mary (Koepfer) Yost

December 22, 1919 ‒ April 03, 2014

Marion, Ohio

Helen Mary (Koepfer) Yost, age 94, of Marion went to be with the Lord on Thursday, April 3, 2014. Born December 22, 1919 to the late Frank W. and Julia L. (Wank) Koepfer in Alvada, OH. Helen was married to the love of her life Hubert I. Yost on November 11, 1939 in Alvada, Ohio. They were married 58 years before his passing on March 30, 1997. Helen is survived by children, Eugene V. Yost of Marion, Marlene (Tom) Kirkpatrick of Marysville, Michael (Brenda) Yost, Daniel (Kathy) Yost both of Marion and Charles (Judy) Schuster of Bucyrus; grandchildren, Scott Schuster of Marion, Brian (Kris) Schuster of Bucyrus, Aaron Kirkpatrick of Marysville, Michelle (Tom) O’Brien, Matthew (Aubrey) Yost and Marcus Yost, all of Marion, Tina (Eric) Grills of Marion, and Robert Hotellling of Georgia; great-grandchildren, Brian Jr. and Lucas Schuster of Bucyrus, Alexus and Madison O’Brien, Emma Ivanell Yost, Riley, Ellie, and Cooper Grills, Nichole and Samantha Sturtz. Also surviving Helen is her sister, Martha (Bob) Myers of Alvada and in-laws Harold and Ann Yost and Erma Brodman all from Carey along with numerous nieces and nephews. Helen is preceded in death by daughter, Shirley Schuster on July 15, 1980 and her brothers Paul and Carl Koepher and sisters, Claira Hoffbauer and Florence Bentz. Helen will be dearly missed by all her family and special friend Rosie along with her ladies from her card club. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Marion General Hospital Hospice. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:30 Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at St. Mary Catholic Church with visitation one hour prior to the service. Father Thomas Buffer will preside over the Mass. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery. Gunder/Hall & Folk Funeral Directors are handling arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.

  • She was a wonderful lady. I know you will miss her terribly but know that she is no longer in pain and happy seeing all the ones that went before her. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  • Mikey ,sorry to hear of your mothers passing,she was a good person and will be forever missed, . ., my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family……..

  • It saddens me to hear of Helen’s passing. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.

  • thoughts and prayers go out to the family. we were her neighbors and she was a great person. she will be greatly missed.

  • Aunt Helen showed kindness and lived a good life. May God bless all her family and friends with peace and comfort.