James "Bud" Duffey, 66, passed away unexpectedly from a massive heart attack on Thursday, March 1, 2012 at his home in Quincy, WA.
He was born March 22, 1945 in Maddock, ND, where he attended Isabel Country School and graduated in Maddock, ND.
He and his wife, Jenny Duffey, lived and farmed in the Esmond/Maddock area until 1991, then relocated to Quincy, WA. In Quincy he, continued his love of farming working for Webber Farms for the last 20 years.
Bud was a beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend, who will be greatly missed.
He is survived by his wife, Jenny Duffey, mother and step father, Agnes & Virgil Ellingson, 5 children, Saniel (Della, Tia) Hoffert, Rhonda (Lou, Elesia, Ethan) Burnett, Danielle (Tony, Seth, Cody, Jayme) Whipple, Coreen (Jason, Brittney, Kayden) McNulty, and Doreen (Wayne, Justin) Dick.
Bud was preceded in death by his father, James Duffey, aunts, uncles and numerous relatives, who will welcome him home.
A Celebration of Life Service was held on Monday, March 5, 2012 at Scharbach's Columbia Funeral Chapel, Quincy.
Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, March 10, 2012 at St. Boniface Parish, Esmond, N.D. will burial to follow in the St. Boniface Cemetery.
Please leave a memory for the family or sign their online guest book at www.scharbachs.com.
Scharbach's Columbia Funeral Chapel, Quincy, are in charge of the funeral arrangements.