Dec. 13, 1978 — Nov. 14, 2018
Nicklaus R. Weitz passed away Nov. 14, 2018 at Oregon Health Science & University Hospital in Portland after a nearly three year battle with cancer. He was a devoted father, a loving husband and the backbone of his family.
Nick was born Dec. 13, 1978, in Longview, to Jack and Laura Weitz (Bailey). At the age of five he moved with his family to Napa, Calif., where he remained until returning to the Pacific Northwest in 2001 to attend Heald College.
He became a husband and a father in 2002 when he married Amy Walen. They had a son together, Donovan in 2004. Nick worked for McMenamin’s as a waiter and later as a computer technician before opening his own restaurant, Miss Delta in 2012.
He married his sweetheart Melissa Hansen in 2016. She survives him at home. Also surviving Nick are his mother, Laura; two sons, Donovan and Shae; Melissa’s son, Damon; two siblings, Jack and Maria; and two nephews, Leif and Oliver.
A service is planned for 6 p.m. Friday at the Heathman Lodge in Vancouver.
Flowers can be sent in care of Rose City Funeral Home, 5625NE Fremont St., Portland, OR 97213.