David A. Duff Henry, 78 of Franklin Lake, rural Pelican Rapids, Minnesota died Sunday in his home. David, known as Duff was the son of Lamont and Jessie (Lamb) Henry. He was born April 7, 1930 at his family home near Downer, Minnesota where he attended country school and grew to manhood. He graduated from Barnesville High School in 1949. He married Shirley Krauth on February 1, 1951 in the Assumption Catholic Church in Barnesville, Minnesota. The couple made their home in Downer where he worked as a shovel operator for Kost Brothers Construction Company of Downer. He later worked for Henry Brothers Excavation. In 1957 they moved to Dilworth and in 1979 to their home on Franklin Lake. Duff retired in 1992 and continued to live at the lake until the time of his death. He was a member of St. Marys of the Lake Catholic Church where he also served as a Eucharistic minister, and the Knights of Columbus at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Dilworth. Duff enjoyed hunting, fishing, golfing and his time at the lake. Most of all he loved spending time with his family. He is survived by his wife, Shirley; five daughters, Gail (Gary) Williams of Barnesville, Donna (Steve) Breyer of Frontier, North Dakota, Carol (Scott Kollar) Henry of Bemidji, Minnesota, Lois (Michael) McCullough of Argusville, North Dakota and Joan (Petar Poucki) Henry of Woodbury, Minnesota; 14 grandchildren, Jeremy (Laura) Williams of St. Hilaire, Minnesota, Jenny Williams of Barnesville, Jarrod (Nikki) Williams of Downer, Kara Breyer and Jessie Breyer both of Fargo, Tricia (Tim) Welch of Bemidji, Marissa (Mike) Lemke of Bemidji, Nathan Gillette and Brandon Gillette both of Fargo, Kadie Gillette, Kayla Gillette and Jordan Helgason all of Argusville, Alec Marentic and Taylor Marentic both of Woodbury; eight great-grandchildren, Samuel, Anastasia and Wyatt Williams all at home in St. Hilaire, Christopher, Kyra and Abby Welch all at home in Bemidji and Jessa and Raiden Lemke also at home in Bemidji. He is also survived by two sisters and one brother, Dorothy (Alfred) Lien of Barnesville, Ned (Joyce) Henry of Cormorant Lake and Betty Kramer of Henderson, Nevada, and one sister-in-law, Betts Henry of Dilworth. He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother Lamont, and two sisters Mildred and Elizabeth. Funeral Mass: Wednesday at 11:00 in St. Marys of the Lakes Catholic Church, Detroit Lakes, Minnesota. Visitation: Today, from 4:00 " 8:00 with a prayer service at 7:00 in Dobmeier Funeral Home, Barnesville, and two hours before Mass on Wednesday at the church. Interment: Moorhead Memorial Gardens, Moorhead.