Helen J. Huston, 86, of Van Wert passed away Saturday, April 8, 2023 at her residence.
She was born on February 16, 1937, in Van Wert County, Ohio, the daughter of the late Floyd Jacks and Thelma (Uncapher) Jacks. On March 3, 1956, she married Jess Edward Huston, Jr. who preceded her in death on December 02, 1986.
Family survivors include her two sons, Douglas Huston (Jeff Stith) of Orlando, FL and Keith (Elena) Huston of Crandall, TX; two daughters, Karen York (Robert Pauley) of Albany, OH and Cindy (Uriah) Stephens of Van Wert; eleven grandchildren; nineteen great grandchildren and one sister, Mary Kay (John) Purmort of Van Wert.
Besides her parents, Helen was preceded in death by a son, Scot Huston (stillborn) in 1966; a great-grandson, Keatyn York, in 2018; and her long time companion, Richard Rader.
Helen worked at Borden Foods as a lab technician and Findlay Industries as a seamstress where she retired from in 2002. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Van Wert and the Ohio City and Van Wert Chapters of Eastern Star. Helen was also a member of the VFW Auxiliary and the Secret Angel Stitchers.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, April 11, 2023, at Cowan & Son Funeral Home with Pastors Chris Farmer and Gus Christo-Baker officiating. Interment will take place at Duck Creek Cemetery, Mercer County, Ohio. Visitation will be on Monday, April 10, 2023 at the funeral home from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Preferred memorials are to the Van Wert Humane Society and First United Methodist Church.
Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded at cowanfuneralhome.com, Tribute Wall.
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