Patricia Mary “Pat” Stenftenagel, 88, formerly of Tell City, passed away on August 20, 2020 at St. Vincent Hospital in Evansville.
She was born in Tell City, Indiana on September 8, 1931, daughter of the late Lawrence and Dorothy (Fournier) Peter. She is also preceded in death by her husband, Jerry “Dimp” Stenftenagel in 1983 and brothers, Gene and Larry Peter.
Pat was a 1949 graduate of Tell City High School. A homemaker, she was also helpful in planning school events alongside her husband, Jerry “Dimp” Stenftenagel, during his years as principal of Tell City High School, in the late 70’s and early 80’s.
Pat was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Evansville.
She enjoyed knitting, reading, making crafts, needlework, bowling and playing bridge.
Surviving are her children, Lynn Stenftenagel, Redington Beach, FL, Ann Merkel (Gary), Evansville, Tom Stenftenagel (Judy), Loveland, OH and Jan Caudill (Scott), Saline, MI; a brother, Rev. Martin Peter, Columbus, IN; sisters in law, Mary Peter, Frankfort, KY and Tootie Peter, Louisville, KY; grandchildren, Kelly Merkel, Adam Merkel (Melissa) and Jill Merkel, Eric Stenftenagel (Kristin), Jason and Katie Stenftenagel, Jared and Kyle Caudill and great grandchildren, Mason and Kynslee Merkel and Liam and Owen Stenftenagel.
Private services will be held for the immediate family at Huber Funeral Home, Tell City Chapel, Rev. Martin Peter officiating, with burial to follow in St. Mary Cemetery. A celebration of life will be held near what would have been her 90th birthday in September of 2021.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
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