Bob Dettmer 39A

District 39A
About Bob Dettmer

Representative Bob Dettmer represents Forest Lake, Stillwater, Scandia and the communities of Shafer, Franconia Township, Marine on St. Croix, May Township and Stillwater Township. 

Bob is a retired teacher, coach and military officer. For 34 years, he taught at Forest Lake High School and was also Head Wrestling Coach. Bob graduated from college with a Bachelor of Science degree in Health and Physical Education in May of 1973 and then went on later to receive his Masters of Education from St Thomas University. In March, 2011, after serving 25 years in the United States Army Reserves, he retired as a Chief Warrant Officer 4 (CW4).  During his service, Bob was called to Active Duty to support “Operation Enduring Freedom” and “Operation Iraqi Freedom.”

Bob and his wife, Colleen, live in Forest Lake. They have three adult children.

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