06.11.1928 – 31.08.2020.

Daughter of May Lillian Green (Nee Sutherland) and Arthur Richard Green. Sister of Mick, Jack and Molly (Gorey). Dearly loved wife of Keith for 60 years. Adored Mum of Judith (Wagstaff) and Susan (Maltby). Loved Mother-In-Law of John (dec) and Stephen. Beautiful caring Nanna of Timothy and Liz, Stacey (Solly) and Tim, Stephanie (Houston) and Marcus. Much Loved Dotty of Samantha, Jackson, Evie, Franklin and her 5th great grandchild due in January. Loved Auntie Dot of Ian and Maxine.

Mum and Dad reunited.

Dearly loved Mum of Judy and John (dec). Mum you were such a beautiful, caring, inspirational and amazingly strong person. Nothing was ever too much trouble. Always there for us all when needed. Your fantastic cooking and knitting skills will be missed by us all. You were a fabulous role model. Your beautiful smile will be sadly missed. One eyed Collingwood supporter to the end.

Of all the special gifts in life, however great or small, to have you as our Nan was the greatest gift of all. Your life was a blessing, your memory a treasure, you are loved beyond words and missed beyond measure. Forever in our hearts. Stacey, Tim and Franklin.

Nan / Dotty, thanks for all the great times looking after me as a child and all the love and smiles you gave my own children later. We will all miss you very much. Love always, Tim, Liz, Sam and Jack.

Dotty, I will really miss you. I will visit your grave whenever I can. Love Sammy (8).

Love you lots Dotty, Jack (6).

Mum, what can I say, to lose you has left us heartbroken. Your strength, resilience, kindness and love will stay with us forever. You have been the best Mum, Nanna & Dotty a family could wish for. Not only have you been my Mum, but my best friend, confidante and go to person for advice on everything. Your love for everyone will live on with us all forever. Give Dad a big hug. Never ending love, your Daughter Sue (Maltby). Son-in-law Steve. Nanna to Steph (Houston) & Marcus. Dotty to Evie & baby due in January.

To know you is to love you. 91 years loved xx

Nanna, your kindness, generosity and caring, loving spirit will never leave us. We know you’ll be watching down on us every day. Although we are very heartbroken, we were so lucky to have you in our lives as long as we did. We love you and miss you so much. Will never forget your amazing sponge cake, scones or passion of barracking for Collingwood. Love Steph, Marcus, Evie & baby Houston xoxo

Special thanks to Dots wonderful neighbours Pat and Laurie Williams who were always there for her. Thank you to the caring staff at Castlemaine Health and Bendigo Health.

In accordance with Dot’s wish, respectfully and privately Cremated.

IREDALE, Leslie Richard

12.11.1938 – 28.08.2020, Aged 81 years.

It is with deep sorrow and much love that we mourn the passing of Leslie Richard Iredale of Blakeville, Victoria on Friday, August 28th, 2020.

Husband of the late June Iredale, married for 35 years. He will be lovingly remembered by his son Graeme Iredale, his daughter Sally Iredale and his Grandchildren Jake, Alex and Emily. He will also be dearly missed by his neighbours, friends and all he knew from Lake Goldsmith and Steam Engine Rallies.

Always loved, never forgotten, forever missed. Memories will remain in our hearts forever. Rest in peace, until we meet again.

At Les’s request, no Funeral Service will be held. Although, a beer and a celebration of his life will be held at a later date, to be advised.

The family wishes to send a special thank you to the Daylesford and Bacchus Marsh Highway Patrol, attending Police Officers, the Ambulance and Air Ambulance officers present, Thompson Family Funerals, and all involved for their kindness and compassion during this difficult time.

TERRENS, Richard ‘Dick’

12.06.1966 – 29.08.2020, Aged 54 years.

Loved and loving Husband of Karen. Much loved Father of Riley and Owen. Son of Walter Terrens (dec) and Jean Terrens (nee Laxton). Brother to Craig and Greg.

Tragically taken from us too soon, he will be dearly missed and loved forever.

A Private Funeral for Dick has been held. To view the Funeral Service, please see the link below.

23.05.1927 – 24.08.2020. Passed away peacefully at Penhall, Castlemaine. Aged 93 years. Dearly loved Wife of Kenneth Harding (dec) & Gordon Guest (dec). Daughter of Eric & Vera (both dec), Sister of Edna (dec) & Glenys. Born & raised in Guildford, Merle was a valued member of the community. Very much loved and loving Mother of Christine, Denise & Alison. Nanna Merle to 8 Grandchildren & 15 Great Grandchildren.

A special lady now at rest. Mum, you will be always in our hearts.

Heartfelt thanks to all of the wonderful staff at Penhall for their care, compassion & friendship to Merle during the last 4 years. Many thanks also to Dr. Danny Silver, Dr. Kirby Jefferies, Dr. Richard Mayes and staff at Lyttleton Street Clinic.

A Private Graveside Service was held at the Guildford Cemetery, where Merle was respectfully laid to rest.

25.07.1933 – 19.08.2020.

Loving Wife of Bob (Dec). Beloved Mother to Robert & Rhonda. Mother-in-law to Lee-Ann. Grand Ma to Laurinda, Rohan & Nathan. Great Grand Ma to Lucan & Tabitha.

Our Mum & Dad together again.

In accordance with Heather’s wish, privately & respectfully Cremated.


Late of Epsom & Castlemaine, passed away peacefully on 13th August 2020, aged 82 years. Born in Te Kuiti, New Zealand; to Neil & Ida Gernhoefer, Ian moved to Australia in 1978 and to Victoria in 1984. Ian was devoted to his family and was actively involved in his community. Ian is reunited with his beloved Wife Beverley of 62 years.
Ian, you will be missed deeply by your loving children Wayne, Gaylene, Robyn and Grant and their partners; Julie, Marcus, Mark and Carla. 14 adoring grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. Friends and other family in Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom and the USA.

A Private Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, 20th August in Castlemaine. Should you wish to commemorate Ian’s life, rather than flowers or gifts to the family, please consider a contribution to the Cancer Council.

Peacefully at his home, Castlemaine on August 5th, 2020. Brother of Bob & Margaret, Jean & Tom, Alan, Shirley, Dorothy, Jim, Roy (dec), Jack (dec) & their families.

So many loving memories.

A Private Funeral for Bill will be held, followed by a Burial at the Sandon Cemetery.

17/06/1919 – 01/08/2020. Late of Newstead, formerly of Joyces Creek and Sandon. Passed peacefully at Bethlehem, Golden Square. Daughter of the late Herbert Harold and Catherine Williamson, and youngest Sister to Catherine Edith, Evelyn Maude and John George (all dec). Dearly loved and loving Wife of Albert Ernest (dec). Much loved Mother of Ronald Ernest (dec) and Ian David (dec). Mother-in-law to Ruth and Cheryl. Dearly loved Nan to Rebekah, Michelle and James; Scott, Ricky and Luke. Nan-in-law to Ken, Crystal and Jess. Great Nan to Emma, Jack, and Nicholas; Kobe; Frankie and Leni; Bebe and Bowie.

Thanks to Mercy Health Bethlehem for exceptional caring and cooperative attention through this difficult time.

Matriarch of Newstead. Nan to all. Loved by all who knew her for her unconditional love and strength of faith.

‘Well done, good and faithful servant; … enter thou into the joy of thy lord.’ Matthew 25:23.

In accordance with Elsie’s wish, COVID restrictions and considerations, a private Graveside Service has been held.

16/02/1932 – 29/07/2020. Passed away in Bendigo on 29th July 2020. Loved Husband of Phyl. Loved Father, Father-in-law & Pa of Alf (dec), Rob & Lynda, Kev & Jenny, Ian & Belinda & their families. His beloved dog Conner joined him at the same time and day.

A life lived well, a well lived life. The long day closes after a long battle with ill health. Sleep peacefully my mate, until we meet again. Love you always.

Dad was an honest hard-working man. Always first to help in the community. A busy man who loved all of his family and always made time for them. Our thanks and love to the special man that you have been in all our lives. Rob & Lynda, Shawn & Emma, Grace, Darcy, Bec & Will, Patrick, (dec) Elliette, Fletcher.

Father to Ian, Father-in-law to Belinda. Pa to Tika & Nick, Blasi & Ben, Zambri & Steve, Brae & Ellen. Great Pa to Elwood, Marlowe, Dawson, Sullivan & Baby, Quinn & Pippa. Dad, you were always watching over me, I hope I have made you proud. Your legacy lives on. Ian. Fond memories of times spent with you in your veggie garden and waiting for the strawberries to sprout, and we loved seeing all of the little lambs. Deep in our hearts you will always stay, loved and remembered every day.

In accordance with George’s wish, a Private Graveside Service has been held.


BROWN, Joan Mary

Passed away peacefully at Bupa Kyneton on 27th July 2020, aged 96 years. Beloved Wife of Ken (dec). Loving Mother of Sherryn & Noel. Mother-in-law of Alan & Derene. Grandmother of Leif, Tonille, Kristy & Melissa. Grandmother-in-law of Yolanda. Great-grandmother of Miles, Amelia, Parker & Charlie.

You are home now in peace. You will be sadly missed.

 In accordance with Joan’s wish, a Private Funeral will be held. Respectfully Cremated.