Joseph E. Dougherty – Elkader

Joseph Emmet Dougherty, 87, shed his earthly shoes and entered the house of his Creator on December 15, 2019.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 21 at the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Elkader with Rev. John Haugen as Celebrant.

A private ceremony for family will follow at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.

There will not be any visitation prior to services.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been has been established.

Leonard-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Elkader is assisting the family.