Helen Young Hans

April 10, 1930 ‒ March 19, 2020

Loudonville, Ohio

Helen Young Hans, age 89, passed away peacefully on March 19, 2020, at McMullen Assisted Care in Loudonville, Ohio. She was born April 10, 1930, in Mingo Junction, Ohio to the late Covert W. and Leota M. Young (nee Miller).

She was preceded in death by her husband, C. Ronald Hans, her sisters Charlene Petrella and Marilyn Boka.

She is survived by her daughters, Marilyn (Ron) Kettering of Loudonville, Ohio, Rhonda (Paul) Sipp and Judi (Mark) Majka both of Columbus, Ohio; her grandchildren, Kate (Christian) Lunt, Nate and Joe Majka, and Charlie Sipp; great-grandchildren Hayden and Haddie Lunt.  Also survived by nieces Susan Jankowski, Karen Kelly and nephew Jim Petrella.  Nieces Barb Larson and Patti Smith.

On May 17, 1952 she married Ron Hans and moved to Loudonville, Ohio. The couple owned and operated Hans Furniture and Carpet Inc. for 38 years. Helen enjoyed playing Euchre and Pinochle. Helen will be remembered for her great sense of humor and quick wit.

The family would like to thank the care-givers at McMullen Assisted Care and Pathways Hospice & Palliative Care of Ashland County for their caring services. A memorial service and private burial will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to the Loudonville Fire Department, 200 North Market Street, Loudonville, Ohio 44842. Snyder Funeral Home, Lindsey Chapel, is honored to serve the family.

Snyder Funeral Home- Lindsey Chapel is honored to serve Helen’s family and encourage you to share a fond memory or message of condolence to them at SnyderFuneralHomes.com.

  • I have many fond memories of Helen from the furniture store as she kept watch over us 😉
    She will be missed.

  • Never a DULL moment with HET
    Main Street Families and kids for miles and we all CHERISH all those MEMORIES
    Road trips with my Mom to yelling at Ronnie we could tell stories for hours about her
    My Thoughts and Prayers to the Family

  • So saddened by Helen’s passing. Wow!! What a treasure of memories I have of this very special lady. I know she is out of her misery now and will be livening things up in Heaven. She will keep them laughing!!
    I will miss her and remember her always.

    Thoughts and prayers — Mary Alice

  • We are so sorry to hear of Helen’s passing. She was such a sweetie. I will always remember her and my Mom laughing together and getting into trouble and how she was there for Mom when she had her stroke.

    We know how much you all will miss her.

    Loving thoughts,

    Jack and Jane Campbell

  • Dear Family,
    We were saddened to learn of Helen’s passing. She was a wonderful lady and a dear friend to my Mom. She saved her life by calling the Emergency Squad. I loved talking with Helen. She had a great memory and sense of humor. We will all miss her.
    Love, Andi & Jim Arnholt

  • I will miss Helen so very much She was a very good friend. I will remember her giving me hell because I was too lazy to have any more sons to play football for her to watch. We had so many good times together. She lover her “Black water and Velvet”! Jack and Doris McElwain

  • Damn, “Sweetness” will surely be missed!!
    Words can’t express the joy this lady has brought to many folks along her wonderful path of life!!
    Prayers for the family!!