Dougherty, Connie J. age 71, of Chaska, passed away on June 21, 2022. Born in Iowa Falls, IA, on November 17, 1950, Connie found life to be full of challenges, but she persevered relying on her strong Catholic faith and the support of family and friends. As a single parent, she raised her son while earning a bachelor's degree in mortuary science from the University of Minnesota. She enjoyed spending time with her family, volunteering at church, helping friends in need and reading Stephen King novels. Connie is preceded in death by her mother, Dolly Dougherty, and brother, Dave Dougherty. She is survived by her father, Don Dougherty; son, Patrick (Kristi) Dougherty; sisters, Terry (Bill) Steranko and Sharon (Tom) Starks; sister-in-law, Katie Dougherty; niece, Rachel (Evan) Cutler; and grandsons, Evan and Charlie Dougherty. The funeral will be held on Friday, July 8, 2022 with visitation beginning at 10:00 a.m. and the Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. followed by a luncheon at St. Victoria Catholic Church, 8228 Victoria Drive, Victoria, MN 55386. Memorials preferred to NAMI Minnesota or Allina Health Hospice Foundation.