Dorothy Arbuckle

Dorothy Arbuckle

Dorothy Lucille Arbuckle

Dorothy Arbuckle, 95, passed from this life July 7, 2014 at her home on beautiful Orcas Island, where she had lived since 1978. She was born August 3, 1918 in Clearlake Iowa to Martin N. and Laura Hamstreet-Nelson.

During her working career Dorothy was the manager of a health professional club in Bethesda, Maryland. She was an avid quilter, a member of the DAR and enjoyed raising African violets.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents and her husband George Arbuckle. She is survived by sons John Arbuckle and Gerald Curtis, along with grandchildren Brett, Shanley and Dirk.

Arrangements are in the care of Evans Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc., Anacortes, WA and the San Juan Islands. To share memories of Dorothy, please sign the online guest register at