Dorothy Virginia Sivley/Tover was born on June 6, 1949 at a home located in Martinez California that her Grandfather built. She went by the name Dodie or Dottie. She was born to John Edward Sivley and the late Imogene Shirley Ivner. She was a 1967 graduate of Alhambra High School in Martinez.She worked in the Jewelry industry until 2002, where she then moved to Lovelock Nevada to retire and continue her passion of lapidary work and custom making her own creations
Dorothy was a member of the Antioch Lapidary Club. She enjoyed traveling, hiking, and camping throughout California with her sidekick Peanut to go rock, gem and antique hunting. She would always find treasure in the littlest things. She also loved to paint, bake, garden, make jewlery, and create special gifts for her grandkids in her sparetime.
She had a very loving, generous heart and would always give back to others. She was the bravest, most selfless person even throughout her entire illness. Dorothy always made the best of everything and had a very creative perspective on life and loved to celebrate all milestones.