Mollie Arnold(1917 - 2013)

Mollie (Dreizen) Arnold
Resident of Danville
Mollie Arnold of Danville, loving wife to Edward J. Arnold, passed away suddenly and peacefully among family members on April 16, 2013. She was 96 and just recently had celebrated her birthday on April 10th.
Mollie was born on April 10, 1917 in Modesto, Calif., to her parents, David and Katie Dreizen wno immigrated from Latvia. She grew up in Modesto and later graduated from Modesto Junior College, before the family moved to Santa Ana. Years later she met the love of her life, Ed, when she and her family moved back to Modesto and the two were married on June 29, 1941 in Oakland.

Mollie was a wonderful, loving person, and lived a beautiful life, and particularly cherished moments with family and friends. She worked side by side with Ed for many years at his CPA Firm in Oakland. When they moved to Alamo in 1974 she enjoyed playing many rounds of golf with Ed as well as the many friends she met through the 9-hole women's group at Round Hill Country Club.

She is survived by her devoted and loving husband, Edward, of 71 years. In addition, she leaves behind two daughters, Shelley Graham (Jack) of Danville, Eileen Gonzalves (Garry) of Walnut Creek, along with two grandchildren - Katie Lance (Paul) of Pleasanton and Michael Graham (Kathleen) of Chandler, Ariz., and two beautiful great grandsons, Owen Lance and Luke Lance. She is also survived by many special nieces, nephews and close family friends. She was predeceased by her two older brothers, Samuel Dreizen of Santa Ana and Morris Dreizen of Pomona.

Per her wishes, there will be a small private service Friday at Oakmont Memorial Park Chapel for immediate family followed by a reception celebration of her life for those who would like to attend. For more information, email to: Jack.graham@comcast.net. Private donations on behalf of Mollie Arnold can be made to the Beth Chaim Congregation , 1800 Holbrook Dr., Danville, CA 94506, or to the .


Published in Contra Costa Times on Apr. 19, 2013