Derrick Fre (Dutchy)

Death Notice

DELFSMA - Derrick Fre (Dutchy)

Late of Tannum Sands Qld and formerly of Drouin

Passed away at the Gladstone Base Hospital Qld on December 7, 2019.

Aged 62 

Dearly loved and loving husband of Denise.

Dearly loved Dad of Jody and Leigh. Loved father-in-law of Simon.

Cherished eldest son of Paul and Arelia (both dec).

Loved brother, brother-in-law and uncle of Frances and David, Teresa and Jim, Noel and Barbara, Joanne and Michael and families.

Loved and respected son-in-law of Roy (dec) and Pat Eaton, brother-in-law and uncle of Jacky and Michael, Gaye and Andrew, Michael and families.

Forever in our hearts.


Those we love don’t go away,

They walk beside us every day.

Unseen, unheard, but always near,

So loved, so missed, so very dear.

You were the world’s best big brother ever!

Fran and David Van Lambaart, Teresa and Jim Boyd, Noel and Barb Delfsma, Jo and Mick Purcell and their families. x

Funeral Notice

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of Mr Derrick Fre (Dutchy) Delfsma, late of Tannum Sands QLD and formerly of Drouin, will be celebrated at St Ita’s Catholic Church, 50 Victoria St, Drouin on MONDAY (December 16) at 11 a.m.

The Funeral will leave at the conclusion of Mass for the Drouin Lawn Cemetery.

Rosary will be recited prior to Mass at 10.30 a.m.

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