Myrna Irene <I>Dougherty</I> McNiven

Myrna Irene Dougherty McNiven

Birth
Deuel County, South Dakota, USA
Death 14 Jun 1994 (aged 74)
Watertown, Codington County, South Dakota, USA
Burial Gary, Deuel County, South Dakota, USA
Memorial ID 24088933 · View Source
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Myrna McNiven, age 74, a resident of Gary and formerly of California, passed away June 14, 1994 in the Prairie Lakes Health Care Center in Watertown, SD.

Myrna was born August 5, 1919 in Deuel County, SD near Revillo, a daughter of Roy and Amy (Webber) Dougherty. She attended school in Deuel County and graduated from Gary High School. She then attended the Wessington Springs Teachers College. She worked as a bookkeeper, eventually managing her own bookkeeping business.

She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Gary, the United Methodist Women and she was a faithful quilter for the missions in the church.

Survivors include four grandchildren, six great grandchildren, one brother, Clinton Dougherty of Filer, ID and his family and one sister, Eleanor Cochrane of Gary and her family, one sister-in-law, Myrt Dougherty of Blue Jay, CA and her family, one aunt, Lulu Andersen of Clear Lake, and many cousins and friends. She is preceded in death by her husband, Richard, one son, Wayne, her parents and two brothers, Raymond and Edwin Dougherty.

Services were held Saturday, June 16, 1994 at 11 a.m. in the United Methodist Church of Gary with Rev. Kip
Rosen officiating. Special musical selections, "Children of the Heavenly Father", Precious Lord, Take My Hand", "There is a Place of Quiet Rest", and "In the Garden" were sung by soloists, Jan Schnaser and Alan and Jim Cochrane. The organist was Margaret Olson. A family commital service at Grandview Cemetery was held preceding the funeral.
Submitted by Jim Cochrane


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  • Created by: Roger Baer
  • Added: 21 Jan 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 24088933
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Myrna Irene Dougherty McNiven (5 Aug 1919–14 Jun 1994), Find A Grave Memorial no. 24088933, citing Grandview Cemetery, Gary, Deuel County, South Dakota, USA ; Maintained by Roger Baer (contributor 46848553) .