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Esther L. Hans

March 3, 1936 — August 7, 2021

Esther L. Hans

Esther L. Hans 85 of Eaton, OH died Saturday, August 7, 2021, at Vancrest of Eaton. Born on March 3, 1936, in Englewood, Montgomery County, Ohio Esther was the daughter of the late Roy G. & Orpha (Diehl) Engle. She was a 1954 Monroe High School graduate and worked for Producers Livestock in Eaton; American Realty Association of Eaton; Kramer & Kramer Auctioneers and the Eaton YMCA. Member of Eaton Community Church and had taught the Kindergarten Sunday School for over 30 years; Farm Bureau Council – PC #28; Merry Homemakers Club and a Red Hat Lady. Most important, she was a devoted Mother and a Farm Wife. 

Preceded in death by Husband of 49 years: Paul E. Hans in 2004. 

Survived by sons & daughters-in-law: Lynn & Millie Hans and Mike & Terri Hans both of Eaton, OH; daughters & sons-in-law: Beth & Bruce Fornshell of Eaton, OH and Kathy & Chris Kitchel of Germantown, OH; Grandchildren: Jeff & Stacee Hans, Nathan & Emily Hans, Kristen & Larry Gardner, Megan & Paul Hogan, Andrew & Katie Hans, Benjamin Fornshell, Brandi & Wesley Montgomery, Jessica Kitchel, and Kelsey Kitchel; Great grandchildren: Kailynn Hans, Keira Hans, Samantha Gardner, Trent Hans, Tony Hans, Landen Hans, Jace Hans, Morgan Kendall, Wiley Montgomery and Josie Montgomery; Sisters: Evelyn DeMotte of Lewisburg, OH and Deloris Eby of Hamilton, OH; Nieces & Nephews. 

Service will be held at the convenience of the family with interment in Mound Hill Cemetery in Eaton, OH. Arrangements entrusted to Barnes Funeral Home, 220 East Main Street, Eaton, OH. Memorial contributions to Hospice of Dayton. Condolences may be sent to

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