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in memory of

John Millar Dettmer (JD)

John Millar Dettmer (JD)

7th December 1956 - 5th May 2023

John passed away peacefully at Castlemaine Hospital.

Husband of Marta, father to Lauren and Michael.

Youngest son of the late Mary and Peter Dettmer.

Younger brother to David (dec) and brother in law to Susanne.

Uncle to Lachlan, Matthew, Amanda and Francesca.

A good and gentle man who tried his best for family.


A Memorial wake to celebrate John’s life will be held in the Hall at St Mary’s Catholic Church, Hargraves Street, Castlemaine

on Wednesday 5th July between 2.00 and 4.00pm.


8 responses to “John Millar Dettmer (JD)”

  1. Maria Derrett says:

    Oh Marta, I am so so sorry to hear this sad news of John’s passing.
    My thoughts are with you and the family.
    Love Maria Derrett xx

  2. Kate Sloan says:

    Dear Marta, Lauren and Michael.
    We are so sad to hear this news.
    John was always such a great bloke.
    We loved spending time with you all when we lived in Castlemaine.
    Lots of love Kate Sloan, Bill, Hannah and Rose Yates xxx

  3. Rob and Jill Hynam-Smith says:

    Dear Marta, Lauren and Michael, our loving thoughts are with you.
    A gentle soul with a wicked chuckle.
    JD will be missed by so many. Big hugs.
    Rob and Jill Hynam-Smith

  4. Cheryl Nichol says:

    Dear Marta, Lauren and Michael, sorry to hear of the passing of John.
    Always had time for a chat, and a joke.
    Sending you all our love and hugs.
    – Rex and Cheryl Nichol xxx

  5. Kelly McClure says:

    Marta, Lauren & Michael

    The whole R&R collective are truly shocked and saddened by John’s passing.
    He truly was a larger than life character with a heart of gold.
    Loved listening to John and his stories of times passed in his previous life.
    He will be missed by his peers, young and old.
    M,L&M, If there is anything you need please reach out.
    All our love
    Tim & Kelly McClure

  6. Julie Hadfield says:

    Sending our sincere condolences to you all.
    – Julie Hadfield

  7. Carol and Rod Hadfield says:

    Dear Marta, Lauren and Michael,
    We were saddened to hear of John’s passing, our thoughts, love and hugs go to you all.
    Carol & Rod Hadfield

  8. Beverley Hood says:

    Marta, Lauren & Michael,
    Sending our love & sincere condolences to you all on the passing of John.
    R. I. P.
    Bev, Gary, James, Paige, Jackson, Megan & families.

Funeral Details

St Mary’s Church Hall
76 Hargraves Street

5th July 2023 at 2:00 PM

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