Emily Doherty Reitz, 81

Emily Doherty Reitz, 81, died at Columbia Lutheran Home in Seattle on Monday, Sept. 27, 2004.

A daughter of Patrick and Mary (Bednar) Doherty, she was born October 18, 1922, in Cedar Lake Township, Scott County.

Emily graduated with honors from New Prague High School, then attended business college in Minneapolis. She was a Civil Service Personnel Officer for the Air Force until her marriage to John Reitz in 1957. She raised her family in Duluth where she was an active member of the PTA, Community Action Program, League of Women Voters, and St. Joseph's Catholic Church.

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