Terry & Don on Don's B-day 2012
Don Theobald
  • 58 years old
  • Date of birth: Mar 15, 1954
  • Place of birth:
    Red Bud, Illinois, United States
  • Date of passing: Jul 26, 2012
  • Place of passing:
    St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Let the memory of Don be with us forever

This memorial website was created in the memory of our loved one, Don Theobald, 58, born on March 15, 1954 and passed away on July 26, 2012. We will remember him forever and miss him immensely.

We encourage you to share memories of Don by posting comments below (need to scroll down), pictures in the "Gallery" and your good times with Don under "Stories".

CELEBRATION OF DON'S LIFE SATURDAY, AUGUST 4, 2012

Please join us to honor Don with a Memorial Celebration.  Saturday, August 4, 2012 from 5 - 9:30 p.m.  Special remarks and prayer at 6pm Holiday Inn Express - Riverport, 13735 Riverport Drive, St. Louis, MO.
 
In lieu of flowers, we ask that you join us at the Memorial Celebration and please bring a 4x6 photo of Don with a memory written on the back.  These photos will be made into a special memorybook for the family and will be collected at the Memorial Celebration.

Most importantly, bring Don's favorite part of YOU: unforgettable memories and stories of your times together. Although a formal podium for public speaking will not be provided, we encourage everyone to make new friends , rekindle old friendships, and share your special memories.  This was Don's wish as well as his own successful mission in life.
 
FLOWERS & MEMORIAL CONTRIBUTION

In memory of Don, a “529” College savings account has been set up for Don’s grandchildren, Sammie and Charlie’s future college education.  There has been numerous inquiries about flowers, contributions, etc., in lieu of, the family is requesting contributions be made to the Education fund or a charity of your choosing.  If interested in making an Education fund contribution for the grandchildren, please send to:

Check payable to:  TD Ameritrade 529 College Savings Plan

Mailing Address: 

TD Ameritrade 529 College Savings Plan
TD Ameritrade
7931 Forsyth Blvd.
Clayton, MO 63105

 ** Very important ** Make sure to include the following on check:    FBO Theobald children


Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Mandy Nickens on 16th March 2016

"Missing you my friend, today and most everyday...thank you for the love, hugs and memories!!!"

This tribute was added by terrence wilkins on 15th March 2016

"Happy Birthday Don. Still missed my man ."

This tribute was added by donna schumann on 15th March 2016

"HAPPY BIRTHDAY DEAR FRIEND.
LOVE YOU.
Blondie"

This tribute was added by terrence wilkins on 27th July 2015

"Hey Buddy still being missed by many much love to ya!"

This tribute was added by donna schumann on 16th March 2015

"Dear Don,
Happy Birthday Honey...just wanted to wish you a Very Happy Birthday.
Everytime I hear that special song just another time I think of you.
Love U Forever"

This tribute was added by Mandy Nickens on 15th March 2015

"Last night Beautiful Shannon married Cullen! We laughed, we danced we all shed a tear when we heard your name at the church! Thank you for the friends that you left me with, they are YOU! In each of their loving unique and wonderful ways, their hugs and laughter are YOU, When I see them I see YOU and I am so thankful for you for that gift! Miss you and love you today and everyday!"

This tribute was added by terrence wilkins on 15th March 2015

"Wishing you a happy bday  Jon ...your missed !"

This tribute was added by terrence wilkins on 16th March 2014

"Just stopping by to wish you a happy b day Don your missed my man ."

This tribute was added by Roseanna Gieselmann on 26th July 2013

"You are missed more than you will ever know!

To quote Richard Bach: "The bond that links true family is not of blood, but of respect & joy in each other's life."
Don, you will always feel like part of our family! A year later...still missing you terribly!
Roseanna & Gene"

This tribute was added by donna schumann on 26th July 2013

"Dear Don,
Its so very hard to think a year has gone by without you here with us
I miss the love, your smile, your kindness you shared with everyone.
Someday we will meet again, until then watch over me. Love You"

This tribute was added by TERRY DERR on 26th July 2013

"Dman, it is really hard to believe it has been one year.  When we are at River City, in Las Vegas or just driving down the highway, I still expect to see your smiling face.  I miss the great stories we created, the times we got together and relieved those stories and all of the great people that came our way because of your friendship.  You were a great friend and Julie and I miss you!"

This tribute was added by terrence wilkins on 15th March 2013

"Don Happy birthday Bro!!!!! Still remembering the good times Thanks Bro ..MIss ya!"

This tribute was added by Mandy Nickens on 15th March 2013

"Dearest Friend today on your Birthday I thank God for sharing Don with us, his love and laughter have still not escaped our hearts! My tears are selfish, I can see the look he would give me if he say me cry, so today I will dry my eyes step outside, to the sunniest day we have had in months and smile to the heavens...thank you Donny T...no more tears today I promise! Happy Birthday Baby!!!"

This tribute was added by Tony Meechai on 15th March 2013

"Happy Birthday Don!  Wish you were here!  Still missing you and our great times together!"

This tribute was added by donna schumann on 15th March 2013

"Donnie, There is never a day that goes by that you are not in my thoughts. Have a great Birthday with all the Angels in Heaven, p.s. watch out for my sister Maria.
Loved you then love you forever.
Donna"

This tribute was added by Jim Schumann on 15th March 2013

"Happy Birthday Don, you are missed more and more every day.  Every time we go to River City, we expect to see your smiling face waiting to greet us.  RIP my friend!!!"

This tribute was added by Steven Smith on 8th October 2012

"Don you were the true meaning of a FREIND! I know I will see you again heaven. Until then my friend ...I will miss you. God bless!"

This tribute was added by London Jessica on 9th August 2012

"I may not know Don, but I know he is a man of great heart and sympothy because Adam came from him. My prayers are with Adam and the family.  Peace be with you.  Rest in peace.  Jessica Loyd."

This tribute was added by Eric Eisenberg on 5th August 2012

"No one could ask for a better friend. I will always hold images of you smiling laughing and making some of your trademark faces.  You weren't just a great friend you were a great man and I learned from you how to enjoy life even more."

This tribute was added by Pam Benoist on 4th August 2012

"Don, your generosity, friendship and warmth should be a constant reminder to us all that you will never be replaced. No one can duplicate your smile, charm and charisma! You will be sorely missed by all of us that appreciated you over the years."

This tribute was added by Andrea Bridgeman Moore on 3rd August 2012

"Just thinking of him brings a smile to my face.  He was always smiling and trying to brighten someone's day.  He will be missed by many and often.  I'll cherish his smile and ability to make others do the same.  Much love.  R.I.P Don."

This tribute was added by Jim Becker on 3rd August 2012

"Don, you were such a wonderful person. Everyone looked forward to seeing you. We are so sad that our time with you is over. You will be sorely missed. Jim & Kelli Becker"

This tribute was added by Tony Meechai on 3rd August 2012

"Don, you brought out the best in each and everyone of us!  You will be forever miss.  Our family thanks you for all those wonderful times together!  Hope you get many chances to tee it up in heaven!"

This tribute was added by Choi Butler on 3rd August 2012

"Don rest in peace.  I will never forget your true friendship and great smile.  Thankyou for being my friend:)"

This tribute was added by Barbara Baker Mathi Rogg on 3rd August 2012

""Don, I am so glad to have had you as a good friend.  I will miss you always. ""

This tribute was added by Steve Meyer on 2nd August 2012

"Typing through the tears to salute a fantastic friend, Candy, Cathy and myself will greatly miss you. It was always such a joy to see your jovial face coming to visit! I once asked Don why he didn't drink, and he replied that 'Visiting with good friends, especially the great looking female kind, and ice cream are enough. I don't need an artificial high.' We truly loved you, Don."

This tribute was added by Lori Sakas on 2nd August 2012

"Don you were a wonderful person. My prayers to your family. RIP Don"

This tribute was added by Mark Eddie on 2nd August 2012

"“It's that friend you can call up at 4 a.m. that matters."  Don, you were that friend & you mattered.  Love you always brother.  

Sincerely, ---------Bob Lesinski"

This tribute was added by Gene Gieselmann on 2nd August 2012

"Don, You were a great friend, a great person and a great loss to all your friends. I am so glad I had a wonderful 21 years of friendship with you. Thanks for all the good times together. I am sure you are the Executive Host in Heaven. You were the Best. We will miss you and your great Smile. Gene Gieselmann"

This tribute was added by Roseanna Gieselmann on 2nd August 2012

"To quote Don's obituary in today's paper, Don was the true 'VIP". My husband and I have known Don for many, many years and considered him as not only a dear friend, but part of the family. Words are just not adequate enough to express our feelings of loss. The impact that Don had on so many people is immense! You broke our hearts by leaving way too soon Don!
Roseanna and Gene Gieselmann"

This tribute was added by Sue Holzem on 2nd August 2012

"Those we love don't go away, they walk beside us every day, Unseen, unheard, but always near, still loved, still missed, and forever dear!  We will miss your big smile.  You will always be in my heart Donnie!  RIP our dear, dear friend.  Until we meet again!"

This tribute was added by Jim Schumann on 2nd August 2012

"Don, my friend, we will miss you and always remember you....you were the best Don and will never forgotten or replaced.  Until we meet again, I say to you, Rest In Peace!!"

This tribute was added by Jzanell Jordan on 1st August 2012

"Words cannot describe how special you will always be to me. I will forever cherish our many memories from STL to LV. You have inspired everyone you ever came in contact with. I have friends you have never met that know exactly who you are because I have never had anything but fond things to say about my Donnie-Donnie. There will never be another ~Love always~"

This tribute was added by Robert Sommer on 1st August 2012

"To all who loved Donald
From the brothers and sisters of Jeannette Theobald.
We are sorry for your loss.  It is obvious that Donald was surrounded by love and now, we hope this love sustains you in this sad time."

This tribute was added by Lou Cowell on 1st August 2012

"Donny, will always cherish the surprise BIRTHDAY PARTY we hosted! Save room for me!"

This tribute was added by Jen Bien on 1st August 2012

"Don-I will forever cherish all the memories we made.  You were the best!  Miss you my friend!"

This tribute was added by robert isenmann on 1st August 2012

"Dolly and Bob Isenmann were honored to have Donald as a friend.  He always had time to visit and give us a big smile whenever we saw him. He will be thought of every day as one of the finest, most caring persons we have ever known.  Rest in Peace, dear Donald, until we meet again.  Your friends, Dolly and Bob."

This tribute was added by Mary Rosenburg on 1st August 2012

"Dear Don,I lost a friend, but heaven gained a angel..Thanks for being such a awesome. person.Miss you!!"

This tribute was added by TERRY DERR on 31st July 2012

"There are many things that I will miss regarding my very good friend Don.  One of which is that voice on the other end of my call that answered "Teee Derrrr"."

This tribute was added by Joanne Riley on 31st July 2012

"This is a great idea He would have loved this thank you :)"


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