Amy L. Dougherty, age 46, of Andover, SD, passed away December 23, 2020 near Bristol, SD.
A public celebration of Amy’s life will be Thursday, February 4, 2021 from 3-7:00 pm at Wight & Comes Funeral Chapel in Watertown.
Honorary urnbearers are Amy’s grandchildren.
Amy Leigh Dougherty was born February 18, 1974 in Mobridge, South Dakota to Doug and Karen (Deering) Brucklacher. Amy was the older of two children. She attended elementary school in Mobridge prior to the family moving to Watertown, South Dakota in June, 1987. Amy graduated from Watertown High School in 1992. She married Douglas Friskey on November 2, 1991 and the couple had two children, Gina Ann Friskey on August 28, 1991 and Tyler Douglas Friskey on March 1, 1993. Amy and Doug divorced in 1995.
Amy and Allen J. Dougherty were united in marriage on August 22, 1997 and they had a daughter, Brittany Amber Dougherty on May 31, 1998.
She worked various jobs including Schwan’s, Burger King, First Premier Bankcard and most recently Amy was employed at Sundial Manor in Bristol, South Dakota. Prior to her passing, Amy was proud to have earned her Bachelor’s Degree.
Amy had a love of animals especially her dogs, but her greatest joy was her grandchildren.
Amy is survived by her husband, Allen Dougherty of Andover; her son, Tyler (Whitney) Friskey of Watertown; her two daughters, Gina (special friend, Mike Goldie) Friskey and Brittany Dougherty both of Watertown; her grandchildren, Ashley, Keegan, Mia, Maxwell and Elizabeth all of Watertown; her parents, Doug and Karen Brucklacher of Watertown; her sister, Amber (Steve) Stanton of Watertown; niece, Brandi Stanton; nephew, Dylan Stanton; her in-laws, James and Peggy Dougherty of Fort Pierre; her aunts and uncles; cousins; and friends.
Amy was preceded in death by her grandparents, Laverne and Bernice Brucklacher, Harold and Margret Deering; and Uncle Dale Goertz.
Wight & Comes Funeral Chapel is serving the family.