John Brants (SPC 1961-67)

August 1, 2022

John Brants.

We pass on our deepest sympathy to the extended family of Old Collegian John Brants (SPC 1961-67), who passed away peacefully on July 1, 2022 at WB Messer, Queen Elizabeth Village in Ballarat with loved ones by his side.
He was the loved son of Thekla and Voldemars Brants (both dec); dearly loved and loving father of Lindy, Steve, Katy and Craig; loved father-in-law of Evan, Natasha, Shane and Kasey; loved grandfather of Finn, Amon, Conor, Ashleigh and Milanya. Much loved, loving and devoted partner to Jenny; loved and valued friend to Taryn and Laurie, and Adrian, Maggie, Laela and Ezekiel.

John was a day student at SPC and began in first year in 1961 and repeated his matriculation in 1967, receiving a scholastic prize in both French and General Mathematics in 1967, and in English Expression in 1966.

John Brants, pictured in his matriculation class photograph in 1967.

John Brants pictured in first year at St Patrick’s College.