Lilly Dougherty had her inspiration in the funeral industry from a long and rich history in her family. It began with T.R. Dougherty her great grandfather at Dougherty Funeral Home in Hibbing, MN. It would continue with her grandpa John and currently her dad Patrick. Lilly attended Mankato State University prior to graduating from the University of Minnesota Mortuary Science. In 2018, she began her career with the O’Connell Family Funeral Home.
Lilly receives the greatest satisfaction from meeting families during their most difficult time and helping them create fitting celebrations of life.
Lilly loves the outdoors and traveling. She enjoys visiting the mountains for ski trips and spending time at the family cabin in Side Lake. Lilly and her cousins have great times on the lake water skiing, going out for sushi, or going to concerts. Lilly’s big heart extends to her furried friends. She has helped her mom Gina raise puppies and kittens and show them off at shows. Lilly‘s creativity with cosmetics has helped her design some incredible costumes with her friends for Halloween.