PORTLAND - Dorothy (Weitzel) Bliven died on Aug. 1, 2007, in Portland, Ore., at the age of 88. She was born in Winthrop on May 20, 1919.

She loved fishing, traveling and bluegrass music.

She had lived on the Peninsula for more than 20 years and left in 1964 after the death of her first husband. Her second husband died in 1983.

Survivors include her children, Gayle Geino of Svenson, Ore. and John Weitzel of Westport, Ore.; her long-time companion, Leroy Johnson; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

At her request no service was held. A private burial was held on Aug. 11 in Winthrop.

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