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H. Theodore "Ted" Noell

Born: Sat., Nov. 14, 1936
Died: Tue., Mar. 16, 2021


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H. Theodore “Ted” Noell, 84, passed away, unexpectedly in his home on Tuesday, March 16th with his wife by his side.

Ted was born in South Bend on November 14, 1936 to the late Chester (Chet) and Lillian (Dale) Noell. Ted was the valedictorian of the Class of 1955 from Riley High School and went on the Indiana University and the University’s School of Law. He was an attorney for over forty-seven years at Noell & Associates in South Bend. He also served as Mayor Lloyd Allen’s Chief Assiistant City Attorney for the city of South Bend and Assistant City Attorney for Mayor Robert Beutter for the city of Mishawaka.

On October 19, 2002 Ted married Annette H. Sikorski-Dembinski in South Bend. Annette survives along with his daughter, Kimberly (John) Garrison of Cloquet, MN, son, Barry Noell of Indianapolis, IN and grandchildren, Jaydn and Jessie Garrison. Ted is also survived by his step-daughter, Kathy (Paul, Jr.) Futa of North Liberty, IN and step-grandchildren: Steven (Dominque) Futa, Stephanie (Luke) Carter, both of North Liberty and step-great-grandchildren, Bryce, Bridgette, Bailey, and Sophia Futa, Scarlett and Elliott Carter and a brother, Charles (Cap) Noell of Cassopolis, MI. He was preceded in death by his parents and step-daughter, Karen Dembinski in 2006.

Ted was an avid reader, history buff with a strong interest in politics. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge #45 and an avid supporter of DeMolay-Rainbow Clubs, Elks Club and 50-year member of Rotary Club.

The family would like to thank Dr. Jose Bufill for his care and genuine concerns.

The family of Ted would like memorial contributions be made in his name to either: Chiara Home, INC, 1425 Clayton Drive, South Bend, IN 46614 or Logan Center, 2505 E. Jefferson Blvd., South Bend, IN 46615.

A private service will take place in at Hanley and Sons Funeral Home “Southwest Chapel” in South Bend and burial will be at St. Joseph Cemetery South Bend at a later date.

The HANLEY and Sons Funeral Home “Southwest Chapel” is handling the arrangements, services and extends its deepest sympathy and heartfelt prayers to Ted’s family and friends

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Judy and Michael Kalka
   Posted Thu March 18, 2021
Michael and Judy Kalka would like to express our deepest sympathy to Noell family. I have known Ted Noell many years as an attorney from working at the Courthouse back in the early 1980's. We will always remember Ted at the polka dances.

James Hummell
   Posted Thu March 18, 2021
Ted was a true gentleman and a classmate at Riley, although he was a year behind me. Every time I happened to see Ted he would say "Thank you for your State Police service.

Sue Torok
   Posted Fri March 19, 2021
I first met Ted when I was the nurse in Dr. Louis Sandock’s medical office. Ted was a friend of Dr. Sandock. Ted became the attorney for my father and assisted my family with legal arrangements on my dad’s passing. I will miss seeing him at Angelo’s restaurant. My sympathy to the family.

C Sue Sillings Dylewski
   Posted Fri March 19, 2021
Our parents were friends. Ted took me to my Schools first dance. There were no mention of his Brother in the obituary. Sorry for your lost. My prays are with your family.

Misty Callaway
   Posted Fri March 19, 2021
Although no words can take away the sorrow that you bare, May it be comforting to you to know that others care. My deepest apologies for your family.

Charles Lightner
   Posted Sat March 20, 2021
I am sorry to learn of Ted's passing. We were friends in DeMolay during high school and roommates at IU for 4 years and had a wonderful time and learned much from each other.
Sadly, our paths and groups of friends diverged over the years. I have thought many times of reconnecting but, life and circumstances always got in the way.
I am sorry.

Charlie Lightner

Bill Longley
   Posted Sat March 20, 2021
I graduated Riley in 1954, knew Ted pretty well, always at or near the top of his class. I never saw him again after leaving Indiana, now living in Northville, Michigan.

Dale Smith
   Posted Sat March 20, 2021
I too was in DeMolay with Ted when we were teenagers . We drifted apart when he went to colage and I got married. never forgot those teenage days Ted,Charlie,Floyd and Dale. The four musketeers !! I offer my deepest condolencess

Dale Smith

John Marshall
   Posted Sat March 20, 2021
Our deepest sympathy to Annette and the other family members of Ted. He was a great gentleman with a great smile and quick wit. Ted helped is out with his legal skills many times. He will be remembered with great love.
John and Marsha Marshall

Tamara Anderson
   Posted Sun March 21, 2021
Expressing condolences to the entire family. I haven’t seen Ted for many years. My grandfather, Herman Hoekstra, was married to his mom, Lily. I remember Ted as a kind man.
Tammy (Hoekstra) Anderson

Andy
   Posted Tue March 23, 2021
We took advantage of all God allowed, and I am thankful... The LORD truly uses all things together for good.

Cyd DeNardi Maravolo
   Posted Thu March 25, 2021
I met Ted when we worked together on my one and only divorce. Many years later he needed a secretary and I was happy to oblige. He was always a great man to work with and we had a wonderful relationship as friends. I learned so much from him and and always enjoyed the clients. I ended up being office manager and will never forget his kindness to me and all his clients and friends. I had stayed in touch with him and would call to reminice every once in a while. He would always say; "What can I do for you?" Well Mr. Noell... you have done quite a bit actually. Your forever friend, Cyd

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