Date of birth: 11 Nov 1916 Marion County, Indiana
Date of death: 30 Jan 2006 Greentown, Howard County, Indiana

SOURCE: Franklin Daily Journal, 2 February 2006

W. Milburn Dougherty

W. Milburn Dougherty, 89, formerly of Acton, died Monday, Jan. 30, 2006, in

He was born Nov. 11, 1916, in Marion County, the son of Harry and Vannie
(Wicker) Dougherty. On Feb. 24, 1940, he married Helena (Perry) Dougherty in

Milburn graduated from Clark Township High School.

He worked for the railroad in Beech Grove, at Eli Lilly and Co., and retired
from General Electric in Shelbyville in 1979 after 23 years of service.

He was a member of Acton Baptist Church and a life member of Pleasant Lodge No.
134 in Acton.

He loved music, traveling, boating on the Ohio River, gardening and tinkering in
his garage.

He is survived by his wife, Helena, of Kokomo; a daughter, Karen and her husband
Emmett Herr of Greentown; two sons, Phil Dougherty and fiancee Donna Amthauer of
Kokomo and Michael and wife Debbie Dougherty of Mooresville; a sister, Helen
McClellan of Indianapolis; a brother, Norman Dougherty and wife Lois of
Indianapolis; and eight grandchildren, Dr. Steven and wife Deanna Herr, Kevin
and wife Tracy Herr, Melissa and husband Jeff Kremer, Mark and wife Beth
Dougherty, Michael Dougherty, Kelly and husband Paul Watson, Bryan Dougherty and
Travis Dougherty; and seven great-grandchildren, Brad and Megan Herr, Quintin,
Nathan and Kaylyn Herr, Jayla Kremer and Declan Watson. Milburn was preceded in
death by his parents and a sister and brother-in-law, Dorothy and Howard Clark.

The Rev. Robert Wyrick will conduct a service at 2 p.m. Friday at Wilson St.
Pierre Funeral Service and Crematory, Stirling Gerber Chapel, 5950 E. Thompson
Road, in Indianapolis. Burial will follow in Acton Cemetery. Friends may call 4
to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Acton Baptist Church, 11039 Exchange St.,Indianapolis, 
IN 46259.

Submitted by Mark E Wirey