Dorie Weenink, a member of St. Ignatius Church, died May 17. She was 87.
Ms. Weenink was born Jan. 9, 1926, in the Netherlands to Bernardus and Anna Janmaat-Weenink. She was raised and educated in Holland, and then chose a single way of life and joined the Lay Institute of Mary of the Annunciation. She served for many years in Canada until she began working at St. Ignatius Church. She was hired in late 1980 as pastoral associate. She taught while ministering to the sick and the poor for 16 years. She chose to remain in Portland after her retirement.
She was preceded in death by sister, Nan in 2011; and brother Ben in 2012. She is survived by her brother-in-law, Lies Weenink, and her nieces and nephews.
A funeral Mass was celebrated at Christ the King Church in Milwaukie. Memorial donations can be made to St. Ignatius Church’s RCIA Ministry, 3400 SE 43rd Ave. Portland, Oregon 97206.