Obituary of Barbara Ann Arnold
Barbara Ann Arnold was born on December 8th, 1937 in Cascade Idaho to Paul and Mary (Montez) Bennett. She peacefully departed this life on December 10, 2022.
Barbara graduated from Mountain View High School in Mountain View, CA.
She married Bill Donald July 1956.
They had two children, Lisa and Steven. Barbara and Bill later divorced
And she married the love of her life, Michael “Mickey” Arnold on November 9, 1974.
She worked many years at and retired from the United States Postal Service.
She and mickey enjoyed throwing pool parties & taking their his and hers hotrods to
Car shows all over California. They spend many of their golden years traveling the west
& Mexico in their motorhome.
Barbara also spent many years volunteering for hospice.
She is survived by her daughter Lisa (Paul) Rogers, three step children Robin Corrales, Lori Arnold, Dr. Leslie Arnold & John Arnold, Sister Patricia Merkel, Brother Alva “Buddy” Bennett, three grandchildren, Matt (Fallyn) Cole, Shannon (Ryan) Swainston, Justin Donald, 12 greatgrandchildren, many nieces and nephews, cousins, life long
Friends and a daughter by proxy, Cathy Evans.
She is preceded in death by her husband Mickey Arnold, Son & Daughter in law Steve & Annette (Atkins) Donald, Parents Paul & Mary (Montez) Bennett, brother Harold “Sonny” Bennett, Brother in law Chuck Merkel and nephew Jimmy Petersen.
The family of Barbara would like to thanks the staff at Summerfield Senior Living and her longtime PA Dr. John McAvoy.
There will be a celebration of life February 4th at 11am at Sierra View MortuaryTo send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Barbara Arnold, please visit Tribute Store