Patrick Leo Dougherty

Patrick Leo Dougherty

Patrick L. Dougherty, age 79 of Baraboo, Wisconsin died Monday, August 27, 2012 at St. Clare Meadows in Baraboo.

The Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, August 30, 2012 at 10:30 A.M. at St. Cecilia’s Catholic Church in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin with Father Michael Richel celebrating. Burial will be at Sunset Memory Gardens in Madison, Wisconsin on Friday, August 31, 2012. Visitation will be held at the church on Thursday from 9:30 A.M. until the time of the service at 10:30 A.M.

Patrick was born April 12, 1933 in Lyndon Station, Wisconsin the son of Emmett and Frances (Slowey) Dougherty. He graduated from UW Platteville with a degree in Engineering. He spent most of his career working as a Civil Engineer in Illinois. He married Audrey Rasmussen on June 8, 1957 in Belvidere, IL. He enjoyed fishing, music, dancing and vacationing in Mexico with his wife as well as giving slideshow presentations, playing cards and spending time with his family and friends.

Patrick is survived by his daughters, Bobbie Dougherty of Waukesha, WI, Shannon Dougherty of Fitchburg, WI and Kelly (Jeff) Haase of Poysippi, WI; sister, Lois Dougherty of Wisconsin Dells and 4 grandchildren, Mack and Abigail Chier, Nick Cook and Haley Gingras. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; daughter, Tracy Gingras; grandson, Connor Gingras; sister, Claire Farber and brother, Maurice Dougherty.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to St. Cecilia’s Church or a charity of your choice.