Dorothy Ann Wright
DorothyAnn “D’Ann” Wright was born September 1, 1960 in Gillette Wyoming to Jack and Donna Lynde Chapman.She joined 3 older siblings: Carmen, Donald and Steve. D’Ann spent her younger years with her family on a ranch near Moorcroft Wyoming where she attended grade school and then the family moved to Buffalo Wyoming where she attended middle school and high school.In 1977 D’Ann married Mark Wright and was blessed with the birth of her daughter Heather in 1978 and son David in 1984.
They lived in Story Wyoming, Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico and back to Wyoming during their years together making a life for their family until they divorced. D’Ann then started her life over and selflessly worked hard through the years as a maid, daycare worker, helping on a horse ranch and as a RENEW house manager and caregiver to provide the best life for her children and remained in the Sheridan and Big Horn areas so they could finish school then after they graduated she moved to Billings. Her true passion in life was the love of her family, especially her mother and children and her grandchildren so she moved back to Sheridan to be near them all.
D'Ann not only loved her family and friends and working hard but also enjoyed cross-stitching, crafting and country music. She held special memories of taking a crafting cruise in Alaska with her mother Donna and her son David when he was young and then later in her life she very proud to have been able to take her daughter Heather and niece Tavy along on her bucket list trip to Las Vegas in 2016 to see George Strait in the first concert of the Strait to Vegas tour D'Ann was a wonderful daughter, sister, aunt, mother and grandmother. She was a woman who had over come many obstacles and had to make many new starts in life but she always did so with persistence,strength and grace. D’Ann was always there to lend an ear, a shoulder or any advice to whom evermay need it. She was kind, selfless, giving and always caring more about others than herself, evento the end when she had given instructions to be a tissue and organ donor to give others the hope of health and a better life.
D’Annis survived by her son David and his children Abraham and Eleanor;daughter Heather’s children Tyler,Tasia, Tobey and Tanner and by her siblings and their families. She was preceded in death by her grandparents,parents and her daughter Heather.
Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.