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Robert "Bob" LeRoy Dettmer

September 7, 1943 ~ April 4, 2022 (age 78)

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Robert “Bob” L. Dettmer, age 78 of Talmage, NE passed away on Monday, April 4, 2022 at the Good Samaritan Society in Auburn, NE.

Robert LeRoy Dettmer was born on September 7, 1943 in Avoca, NE; the son of Harvey and Mildred (Kuenning) Dettmer.  He grew up and attended school in Avoca, graduating from Avoca High School with the Class of 1962. 

He owned  his owned and operated his own custom hay business for some thirty years and he also drove the school bus for the Johnson-Brock School System for 22 years from 1988 to 2010.  Bob was very active in the Talmage, Johnson and Brock communities.  He served as the Mayor of Talmage,  served on the Talmage Town Board and volunteered for the Brock and Talmage Fire Departments.  He enjoyed riding his Harley-Davidson motorcycle and participating in Poker Runs.

A Memorial Service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 30, 2022 at Gude Mortuary in Nebr. City. 

He will be laid to rest next to his parents Harvey and Mildred Dettmer at the North Branch Cemetery near Avoca, NE.

Remembrances may be left at

Gude Mortuary in Nebr. City is in charge of arrangements.

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Memorial Service
April 30, 2022

1:00 PM
Gude Mortuary
403 S. 9th St.
Nebraska City, NE 68410

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