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Dorothy “Pauline” Pugmire 1917-2012

Posted: Monday, Dec 31st, 2012

Dorothy “Pauline” Pugmire, 95, of Cottage Grove died Dec. 20, 2012 of age-related causes.

She was born May 24, 1917 in Green River, Utah to William and Pearl (Robinson) McGuire.

On May 24, 1933 in Midvale, Utah, she and Gerald Earl Pugmire were married.

Pauline was a homemaker and was a “Rosie the Riveter” for Lockheed during WWII.

She formerly had lived in Perris, Calif.

Survivors include two daughters, Barbara Cavanaugh of Cottage Grove and Paulette Kosak of Redding, Calif., ten grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren, 13 great-great grandchildren, and all her loving extended family.

She was preceded in death by her husband on Jan. 28, 1992 and by a son, Jerry Pugmire and a daughter, Peggy Pugmire.

No service is planned. Burial will be at a later date in Perris, Calif.

Arrangements under the care of Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel and Crematorium, Cottage Grove.

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