Dorff, Henry A., Jr. age 91, born in Minneapolis, long-time devoted citizen of Brooklyn Center, passed away on December 29, 2013. Preceded in death by his wife, Emily. He was a beloved father to sons, Burt Dorff (Yani), CA and Dennis Olson- Dorff (Denyse), WI; daughters, Mary Rowshanaee (Mehdi), NC and Carol Hall (Mike). Also survived by six grandchildren, Alison and Stuart Dorff, Jacob and Bryce Dorff, Rostin and Eve Rowshanaee; brother, Bob; numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was an active civic and church leader, a retired accountant and life-long patriot who served in the Army during WWII (Battle of the Bulge) as a paratrooper in the 17th Airborne Div. Mass of Christian Burial 11 AM Thursday, January 2nd, at the Church of St. Alphonsus, 70th and Halifax Aves. N., Brooklyn Center. Visitation 3-5:30 PM (with a prayers and sharing 5-5:30 PM) Wednesday, January 1st, at Evans-Nordby Funeral Home, 6000 Brooklyn Blvd., Brooklyn Center. Visitation also 1 hour prior to Mass at church. Burial Crystal Lake Cemetery. Thank you to all the loving, caring staff at Gracewood Assisted Living and St. Croix Hospice. Evans-Nordby 763-533-3000 www.evansnordby.com
This obituary was originally published in the Star Tribune.