PORTLAND - Dorothy Irene (Losey) Riggs, 71, died Oct. 7, 2003. She was born on Sept. 26, 1932 in Woodburn, Ore., and raised in the Portland and Woodburn areas. She attended Girls Polytech School in Portland.

She was a business administrator at U.S. West Telephone Company until her retirement in 1982.

Since 1982 she and her husband have lived in Ocean Park, only recently returning to Portland. She was very involved in the Ocean Park Community Church.

She is survived by her husband Wilson of Portland; stepson William Riggs also of Portland; sister Etta May Watts of Junction City, Ore.; brother Harry Losey of Portland; two grandchildren; one great-grandchild; three nieces, three nephews and numerous great nieces and nephews.

A graveside service was held on Oct. 10 at Willamette National Cemetery. Remembrances are suggested in her name to the charity of your choice. Arrangements by St. John's Funeral Home.

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