Ernestine M. Dougherty

ISHPEMING, MI. – Ernestine M. Dougherty, 75, longtime Palmer resident, died at 1:50 pm on Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at the Mather Nursing Center.

Ernestine was born February 11, 1938 in Marinette to Ernest and Laura (Nelson) Tebo and attended Negaunee High School. She was employed at the Palmer Nursing Home as a Nurse’s Aide for many years.

Surviving is her daughter, Lori Dougherty-Bruce of Waterford, MI.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Robert, 2 sons: Robert and David, and a daughter, Cindy.

Private family graveside services will be held at the Negaunee Cemetery.

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