February 9, 2024 at 8:10 a.m.
Updated February 9, 2024 at 8:10 a.m.

Theobald, Douglas “Doug” William

Douglas “Doug” William Theobald, 79, of Noblesville, passed away February 5, 2024.  He was born September 25, 1944, in Dodgeville, Wisconsin to John and Helen (Kvernen) Theobald.  Doug graduated from Barneveld High School in 1962 where he lettered in three sports and met the love of his life, Sue.  He and Sue married on October 6, 1962.  Doug completed a four-year glazier apprenticeship in Madison and CSI and CDT construction certifications in Indianapolis.  His career in architectural sales and management moved him and his family to St. Louis, Indianapolis, Chicago, and Harrisonburg, Virginia.  In 1990, Doug and Sue moved back to the Indianapolis area to be closer to their children and grandchildren.  After retiring, Doug found his true calling in life driving a school bus for HSE schools.  For 12 years, Mr. T. was loved by his student passengers and families.  Throughout his life, Doug enjoyed golfing, playing Euchre, tinkering with his 57 Chevy, cheering on his grandkids at their sporting events, and watching the Green Bay Packers.

Doug is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Sue Ann (Arneson) Theobald; daughters, Kristi Short (Donnie) and Kerri Rhodes; son, James Theobald (Jennifer); grandchildren, Justin Short (Abby), Jacob Short, Cameron Theobald, Ashlyn Theobald, and Brett Rhodes; brother, Lane Theobald (Sherrie); sisters-in-law, Simone Eslien (Greg), Sandy Buchanan (Allen) and Sonja Frame (Jim).  He was preceded in death by his parents; father and mother-in-law, Marvin and Verna Arneson; half-brother, Ed Edwards; and grandson, Tyler Short.

Visitation will be Thursday, February 15, 2024 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Shirley Brothers Fishers-Castleton Chapel, 9900 Allisonville Road, Fishers.  A burial service will be held at Middlebury Church in Barneveld, Wisconsin at a future date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Humane Society of Hamilton County or your local food pantry.  www.shirleybrothers.com.