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.