Dorothy Jane Winer passed July 13, 2021 in Farmington, NM. Dorothy was born on January 14,1928 to Floyd E. and Angie (Armbruster) Pugh in Stanton, Nebraska. As a little girl, Dorothy had a love for reading and would put on her coat and sneak out of the house to read on the porch in the cold! She graduated from Natrona County high school in Casper, Wyoming.
Dorothy married John Wade Winer in Casper, Wyoming on Sept 30, 1950 and were married for 45 years before Wade's passing in 1995. Dorothy worked in the oil and gas industry most of her adult life, first in Casper Wy at the Ohio Oil Company, then 25 years at Dugan Production Corp. in Farmington NM where she became the first female Vice-President. She and Wade enjoyed square dancing with the Buckles and Bows in Farmington. Dorothy and Wade owned and operated Raindrops Sprinkler and Stove store in Farmington from 1988 to 1995.
Dorothy served as Editorial Assistant in 2001 to long-time friend and companion Thomas A. Dugan, in writing the book "GAS!" a history of the oil and gas business in the San Juan Basin.
Dorothy was preceded by her parents and husband John Wade Winer, sisters LouAnn Rhodes and Marilyn Eichenshenk. She is survived by children John Rick Winer (Shelley), Janey Vann(Gary), Nancy L. Walden (James), all of Farmington NM, James K.(Jimmie) Winer of Corpus Christi, TX and Laura J. Tucker of New Braunfels, TX. Grandchildren Venus, Sharon, Julie, Melissa, John, Michael, Stephen, Kelsey, Trevor, Taylor, Tiana, Trinity, and Takoda and 7 Great Grandchildren.
We would like to express our sincere gratitude to Namaste House Staff and Rebecca Morgan for the heartfelt and superior care given to our mother over the last 5 years of her life.
Services for Dorothy will be held on Monday, July 19th, 2021 at 1:30 pm at Farmington Funeral Home, 2111 W. Apache, Farmington, NM 87401.
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