Patricia Mary Stutsman, 83, of Santa Claus

Patricia Mary Stutsman, 83, of Santa Claus, IN, died on Wednesday, July 13, at her home with her family by her side.

Patricia was born in Dale, IN, on August 26, 1938 to Theodore Wahl and Esther Streicher.

She was preceded in death by her first husband Charles Ray Neighbors, second husband James R. Stutsman, sister Doris Clayton, and grandson Christopher Lee Sunday.

Surviving her are her children Stanley Neighbors (Debbie) of Santa Claus, IN, Danny Neighbors (Pam) of Lamar, IN, Kenny Neighbors (Sarah) of Santa Claus, IN, Randy Neighbors (Ashlee) of Rockport, IN, Teresa Sauter (Brian) of Grandview, IN, and Pam Sunday (Jay) of Tomball, TX., 14 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren.

Patricia was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Dale, IN. She worked as a waitress for the very popular "Windell's Cafe" in Dale, IN. She became the Postmaster of Gentryville, 
IN, in 1970 and retired in 1998. 

A Graveside Service is planned for Mon. July 25 at 10:00 CDT at Garden of Memory Cemetery in Gentryville. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to "Heart To Heart" at 415 E 6th St, Jasper, IN, 47546.

Fuller Funeral Home ( is handling arrangements.