Obituaries : Catherine L. Arbon; 30-Year County Resident

Catherine Lucille Arbon, a 30-year Ventura County resident and avid china painter and quilt maker, has died. She was 95.

A native of Brigham City, Utah, she died of old age at her home in Camarillo on Saturday, said her grandson, Donald Arbon of Camarillo.

Mrs. Arbon moved to Camarillo in 1965 to be closer to her children, her grandson said. She was active in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served as a missionary from 1923 to 1925 in the Los Angeles area.

She was married to Raymond F. Arbon, who died in 1981. Mrs. Arbon and her husband moved to the Los Angeles area shortly after their marriage in Salt Lake City in 1926.

A homemaker, she enjoyed quilting and china painting, her grandson said.

In addition to her grandson, she is survived by two sons, Robert and Donald Arbon, both of Camarillo; a daughter, Nathell Riley of Bend, Ore.; four brothers, Lyle Nelson of Los Angeles, Melvin Nelson of Brigham City, Oleen Nelson of Bear River City, Utah, and Wynn Nelson of Preston, Idaho; two sisters, Leone Nielson of Brigham City, and June Craner of Corinne, Utah; 16 grandchildren and 36 great-grandchildren.

A visitation is planned from 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Stake Center in Camarillo, with a funeral service at 1 p.m. Burial will follow at Conejo Mountain Memorial Park. Arrangements are under the direction of Pierce Brothers Griffin Mortuary, Camarillo.

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