Monday, September 29, 2014
PLACERVILLE, CALIFORNIA
99 CENTS

Robert Ted Douillard

RobertTedDouillard

By
From page A2 | August 13, 2014 |

Sept. 5, 1941 – July 31, 2014

Robert Ted Douillard, 72, passed away July 31, 2014, at his Placerville home with his family by his side.
Bob, or “Butch,” was born September 5, 1941 in Inglewood, Calif. to the late Theodore E. and Minnie C. Douillard. He graduated from Morningside High School in Inglewood in 1959, and earned his Associate Degree from East Los Angeles Community College in 1976.
Bob served in the United States Army and was a proud Vietnam Veteran. As a Los Angeles County Marshal, he received accolades for his professionalism and dedication during his 20+ year career, having worked on many high-profile cases in the field and in the courtroom.
Bob loved animals (especially his dogs Skipper, Simon, Rusty, Max and Woody), the open road, tinkering in his garage, playing cards (he was a champ at gin rummy), finding a bargain, peanut butter cookies and BBQ ribs. His favorite cooking method was “slow and low.”
Bob had a green thumb and a shortened finger. As a boy, he accidentally stuck his finger in a meat grinder. This became a great conversation starter later in life. As an adult, he tended his yard and garden, growing sago palms, hydrangea and fresh vegetables. His yard was always the nicest one on the block.
Bob enjoyed spending time with his family. The nicknames he created for his nieces and nephews brought smiles and laughter, as did his request for those same kids to address him as “Sir Bob.” His granddaughter Madalyn was the light of his life.
Bob’s love for travel and the outdoors began as a boy, when he hiked the John Muir Trail while pursuing his Eagle Scout. Though his travels were international, he preferred road trips and camping. Bob spent more than a decade as a RV “full-timer” with his co-pilot and beloved bride Denise. Together they explored North America’s beaten paths and roads less traveled, from Coast to Coast. One of Bob’s favorite spots remained the beautiful snow-capped Sierras.
Bob is survived by his loving wife of 26 years, Denise M. Douillard; three daughters, Jill C. (Paul) Scott, Jennifer L. Douillard, and Amy M. Vandenberg; granddaughter, Madalyn Y. Vandenberg; and sister, Nancy J. Tallaksen.
A celebration of Bob’s life will be held by his family and friends in early September.

Comments

Subscription Required

Thank you for reading the MtDemocrat.com digital edition. In order to continue reading this story please choose one of the following options.

Current Subscribers
If you are a current subscriber and wish to obtain access to MtDemocrat.com, please select the Subscriber Verification option below. If you already have a login, please select "Login" at the lower right corner of this box.

Subscriber Verification

Special Introductory Offer
For a short time we will be offering a discount to those who call us in order to obtain access to MtDemocrat.com and start your print subscription. Our customer support team will be standing by Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm to assist you.

Call and Save! (530) 344-5000

If you are not a current subscriber and wish not to take advantage of our special introductory offer, please select the $12 monthly option below to obtain access to MtDemocrat.com and start your online subscription

Help?
.

News

South Tahoe wildfire reduced to 20 acres

By Tahoe Tribune | From Page: A1

 
Q and A on Forebay, other projects

By Mary Lynn Carlton | From Page: B1

 
Where are the homeless now?

By Wendy Schultz | From Page: A1 | Gallery

 
King Fire nearly contained, thousands of personnel sent home

By Cole Mayer | From Page: A1 | Gallery

Belting out a hit: SlideBelts business growing in EDH

By Dawn Hodson | From Page: A3 | Gallery

 
.

Opinion

California rambling: The Shelties in our lives

By John Poimiroo | From Page: A4

 
The rural life: Life’s little half-halts

By Jennifer Forsberg Meyer | From Page: A4

Vote no on disastrous Measure M

By Mountain Democrat | From Page: A4

 
.

Letters

The rain maker

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A5

 
Dig into issues

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A5

King Fire weather blessing

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A5

 
Climate change

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A5

Support Measures M and O

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A5

 
Efforts against the King Fire

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A5

Junk DNA?

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A5

 
.

Sports

D’backs overwhelm Lincoln

By Scott Warden | From Page: A6

 
Water polo: Bruins edge Cougars twice

By Jerry Heinzer | From Page: A6 | Gallery

Schedule: Sept 29 – Oct. 4, 2014

By Democrat Staff | From Page: A6

 
Oak Ridge sticks it to T’Wolves

By Mark Devaughn | From Page: A6 | Gallery

Grizzlies crush San Juan

By Brandon Anicich | From Page: A6

 
Roundup: Sept. 26, 2014

By Democrat Staff | From Page: A7

Tennis: Bruin tennis defeated by Roseville

By Jerry Heinzer | From Page: A7 | Gallery

 
Tennis: Lady Trojans pound former section champs

By Mike Bush | From Page: A7 | Gallery

Ponderosa drops league opener

By Mike Bush | From Page: A7

 
.

Prospecting

Foothill dining: National Kale Day

By National Kale Day | From Page: B2

 
Burke Junction train keeps chugging

By Pat Lakey | From Page: B2 | Gallery

Union Mine to host Regional College Fair

By El Dorado Union High School District | From Page: B3

 
Temple of Terror haunted house to thrill guests

By Hands4Hope Youth Making A Difference | From Page: B3

IT presents an elegant evening of entertainment

By Imagination Theater | From Page: B3

 
Sac State celebrates Anthem

By California State Unversity, Sacramento | From Page: B4

Life as I know it: Two proms and a farewell to Peggy

By Robert F. Boggus | From Page: B4

 
Rural niche producers meet demand

By Amador County Fair | From Page: B4Comments are off for this post

Ponderosa FFA steps to help

By Special to the Democrat | From Page: B10

 
STC’s 2014-15 season opens with classic

By Sacramento Theatre Company | From Page: B10Comments are off for this post

.

Essentials

Crime Log: Sept. 10-11

By Cole Mayer | From Page: A2

 
Crime Log: Sept. 12-14

By Cole Mayer | From Page: A2

Crime Log: Sept. 15-17

By Cole Mayer | From Page: A2

 
.

Obituaries

Keith Kaufman

By Contributor | From Page: A2

 
Elmer “Al” Rudolph Raanes

By Contributor | From Page: A2

.

Real Estate

.

Comics