Patty Jane Gustafson, 86, Fairland

Patty Jane Gustafson, 86, of Fairland, Indiana passed away peacefully on March 9, 2020 after a long and fulfilling life. 


Patty was born on March 17, 1933 to Sarah Galimore and Lester Finecy in Osceola, Nebraska. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard M. Gustafson, her sisters, Phyllis Alford and Joyce Thrasher, and her brothers, Howard Finecy and Gary Finecy. 


She is survived by her daughters, Debra Tresslar, Sandra Cecil, Linda Harrison, Trish Clark, and Angela Redd. She is also survived by 14 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews, and great nieces and nephews. 


Patty enjoyed painting and gardening. She was involved in Boggstown Presbyterian Church. 


Visitation is Wednesday, March 11, 2020 from 10:00am to 1:00pm. The funeral service will follow at 1:00pm at Boggstown Presbyterian Church, 2488 N. Sand Creek Road, Boggstown, Indiana 46110. 


Burial will be at Boggstown Cemetery following the funeral service. 


Funeral Directors Greg Parks, Shelia Parks, and Stuart Parks are honored to serve the Gustafson family.


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In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that Pooh Bear and monetary donations be made on behalf of Johnson Memorial Health Foundation.