Marian (Bulow) Arnott
Marian Anne Arnott, age 100, passed away in Bellevue, Washington, December 31, 2019. Born October 13, 1919 in Seattle to Ragnhild (Thomle) and William Clay Bulow. Graduated from Madrona, Garfield High School in 1937 and the University of Washington in 1942 with a Bachelor of Science Degree. After teaching in Walla Walla, she moved to Hawaii in 1945. War time passage aboard a Navy attack ship required eight days of zig-zagging across the Pacific to Pearl Harbor. She taught high school Home Economics on the Island of Lanai. A year later, she began working for Hawaiian Electric Co. in Honolulu as a Home Economist in their popular Home Service Dept. Marian married Thomas Martin Arnott on June 26, 1948, and later moved with him to Kailua, Oahu. Thomas died in 2000 after an active life that included paddling with the famed Duke Kahanamoku for the Outrigger Canoe Club. After several years of retirement Marian became the Director of Volunteer Services at Queens Medical Center. After eleven successful years she retired again to their home in Kailua. In 2015 she moved to Pohai Nani Retirement Home in Kaneohe. Marian continued to be active as a 50 year plus member of the Outrigger, as well as the Honolulu Garden Club, Drama Group and Outdoor Circle. Private services this summer will be held at the family plot in Stanwood, Washington where her grandparents settled upon their arrival from Norway in the late 1800's. She is survived by her son, William Arnott, Oahu; and nephews and nieces: Isa Nelson, Bellevue, Gretl (Franz) Gregory, Redmond, Stephen and Peter (Julianna) Giese, Seattle; and Emil Giese, Maui.
Our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased