MARY ELLEN HANS age 85 of Jefferson passed away Thursday November 24, 2016 surrounded by her family.

She was born on April 29, 1931 to G.R. and Mary Ellen (McCarthy) Dunn.

Mary Ellen was a homemaker and enjoyed cooking, knitting, and playing cards. She loved to spend time with her children and grandchildren and great grandchildren.
She also was employed at Schweiger Industries for 20+ years and at the Piggly Wiggly deli for many years.
Mary Ellen was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church and the American Legion Auxiliary.

She will be deeply missed by her family, Children: Gary (Lorri) Hans of Jefferson; Michael (Cheryl) Hans of Oconomowoc; Randy Hans of Waukesha; Ricky (Michelle) Hans of Lake Bluff, IL; Judy (Mario) De Rose of Ballwin, MO; Diane (Jeff) Haas of Jefferson; Keith (Shari) Hans of Jefferson; Patrick Hans of St. Louis Park, MN; 27 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother LeRoy Dunn.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 12:00 noon on Tuesday November 29, 2016 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Jefferson with the Rev. Thomas Coyle officiating; Burial will follow the Mass in the Parish Cemetery. Visitation will be at the church on Tuesday from 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon.

Those wishing to give a donation in Mary Ellen’s name may send them to Jefferson Rainbow Hospice or to St. John the Baptist Catholic Church.

Visit www.schneidermichaelisfuneralhome.com to leave a condolence or light a candle in her memory.