In loving memory of

Steven Theobald
May 15, 1954 - December 23, 2019

MUSCATINE, Iowa - Steven Theobald, 65, passed away on Monday, December 23, 2019, at Trinity UnityPoint hospital.

Celebration of Life will be held from 2 until 4 p.m. at Jason and Kim Theobalds home, 1211 Iowa Avenue, Muscatine, on Saturday, January 4, 2020. The Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home will be in charge of arrangements.

Steven was born on May 15, 1954, in Muscatine, the son of Carl F. and Betty J. Foster Theobald. He married Mary Nyweide in 1976.

He worked at HON, Carver Pump, and Rock Island Arsenal as a Machinist, retiring in 2012.

Steven was a drummer in many local bands since he was 13 years old. He loved music, nature, boating and camping on the river, and football. He was an avid Hawkeye fan. He enjoyed doing crossword puzzles and spending time with his lap dog, Sadie.

Those left to honor his memory include his wife Mary of Muscatine; his son Jason and his wife, Kim, of Muscatine; two grandchildren, Maya and Zoe; his mother, Betty Theobald, of Muscatine; three brothers, Michael R. Theobald and his wife, Leanne, of Muscatine, James D. Theobald and his wife, Paulette, of Wilton, and John F. Theobald and his wife Teresa, of Wapello; and his sister, Carla J. Smith of Muscatine.

He was preceded in death by his father, Carl F. Theobald in 2015; mother-in-law, Dorothy Westerman in 2016; and brother-in-law, Bill Smith in 2018.


sue wrote on Jan 1, 2020:

"sorry for your loss"

Cindy Hopkins DeBerge wrote on Dec 24, 2019:

"Mary and family, I am so sorry to hear about Steve. You are all in my prayers."

Sandra Noble White wrote on Dec 24, 2019:

"Betty and family and Mary and family. My sincere sympathy for your loss. May you find comfort in your memories. He looked so much like his Father. "

Matthew Swanson wrote on Dec 24, 2019:

"Jim, John, Mike, Carla, Betty and the rest of the Theobald Family Im very deeply sorry for your loss and my deepest heartfelt condolences and prayers go out to each and every one of you and your familes individually and i pray that God will heal you from your wounds and will comfort you with his love. "

Paul and Heidi Anderson wrote on Dec 24, 2019:

"Mike so sorry for the loss of your brother. All of your family is in our thoughts and prayers."

Claudia O wrote on Dec 24, 2019:

"Betty and family I?m so sorry for your loss. Your neighbor Claudia "