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Caroline Daugherty

On Saturday, February 16th 2019, Caroline Kathryn Daugherty, 84, of Sheyenne North Dakota passed away peacefully surrounded by her husband, daughters, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.

Born Caroline Kathryn Griffin on August 30th, 1934 (though celebrated on the 31st for many years) to Lloyd and Margaret (Hahn) Griffin. She married Carl Daugherty on September 30, 1955. She spent 38 years as Business Manager at Sheyenne School.

She is remembered fondly for many jars of homemade pickles, strawberry jam, and tomato soup. She enjoyed camping, shopping, playing cards and bingo (Lucky Daugherty).  Her three darling daughters were the joy of her life along with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.  She will be sung “Sweet Caroline” at many weddings to come.

Caroline was preceeded in death by her parents, Lloyd and Margaret, and her sister, Alice. She is survived by her husband Carl, her darling daughters Lori (Keith) Benoit, Donna Estrem and Robin (Kyle) Forster, her sister Marjorie and grandchildren; Craig (Sarah), Chris (Emily) Cale (Amber) and Casee Benoit, Julie Estrem, Scott (Kaitlyn), Sean (Breanna), Stephanie (Kyle Pederson)Forster and Great Grandchildren; Reier, McKenlee, Luke and two new arrivals shortly.

Visitation:  will be held Thursday, February 21, 2019, noon-7:00PM with a Prayer Service at 7:00PM, at Evans Funeral Home, New Rockford, ND.

Funeral Service:  will be held Friday, February 22, 2019, at 10:30AM in Grandfield Lutheran Church, rural Sheyenne, ND

Burial: will be held at Grandfield Lutheran Cemetery, rural Sheyenne, ND   


Posted Condolences:


  1. Caroline’s Family, Every picture that I seen your Wife, Mom, Grandma and Best Friend always had a smile on her face. Through the pics shared, the stories told, the memories thought about you will remember her with loving hearts. May those that surround you all provide comfort, strength, courage and love. Our deepest sympathy to all of you. We love you, Don & Michelle Murray

  2. Our hearts go out to the Benoit and Daugherty families.
    All of you are in my thoughts, heart and prayers.
    Rolland and Lorraine.

  3. My sympathies and prayers to the family. She was one of my favorite patients when I worked in cardiac rehab. She was always cheerful and had many stories to tell. She will be greatly missed by all whose life she touched.

  4. Our condolences to your family Lori, John and Debbie Goyette

  5. Our deepest sympathy to your entire family. You all have many fun memories that you will cherish for many years to come. May God comfort you all during this time.

  6. Dear Carl, Lori, Donna and Robin and families,
    Thinking of all of you at this difficult time and sending our deepest sympathy. Caroline always had a smile and a laugh. Our memories of Caroline go back to Sheyenne School in the office or lunch line and Grand field Church in Sunday School and choir and many other memories. She left a wonderful legacy with Carl in your family – 3 daughters and families. Prayers of comfort to you. Connie and Dave Hoffman

  7. Our sympathy to the whole family. Lori, we don’t know if we will make it to the funeral. I am sure you will understand our circumstance. Our love and prayers to Carl and the family. God Bless; Leo and Lenore

  8. We send our sympathy to each and everyone one of you. May God comfort you with love and support from your family and friends. May she rest in peace. She was a beautiful lady that we have many great memories of. Always enjoyed seeing her shop at her favorite place…Herbergers. Take care and we send our hugs and love to all of you.

  9. So sorry to hear of Caroline’s passing she will be sorely missed here at the library, she was not only a voracious reader but was once on the library board. I will think of her every time I get a new Danielle Steel book. My thoughts are with her family.

  10. Sending sympathy to the Daugherty family – My thoughts and prayers are with the family during this difficult time.

  11. Our deepest sympathies to all the family of Caroline Daugherty .

  12. Carl. My sympathies to you and your family during this sad time. Caroline was my class mate when we began the 1st grade at Oberon Grade School.We were class mates through the second grade. Wonderful memories of a very sweet young girl!!

    Carl. Thanks for the memories of our time together on the Sheyenne Baseball Team!

    You and your family on in my prayers.

  13. Sincere condolences to the Daugherty family. Caroline always had a cheerful welcome when I came to Sheyenne School.

  14. So sorry to hear of Caroline’s passing. I have wonderful memories of working with her in Sheyenne and I always enjoyed visiting with her after I left. She will be missed and fondly remembered.


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