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Sharon Lorraine Winland

August 24, 1939 — January 26, 2023


Memorial service for Sharon Winland will be held at 1:00 p.m., Friday, February 10, 2023 at First Presbyterian Church with David Cole officiating. Sharon Lorraine Winland age 83, passed away January 26, 2023 at The Legacy Living and Rehabilitation Center. Sharon was born on August 24, 1939 in Sundance, Wyoming to Annie (Howard) and Harold Wells Jr. She was raised in Hulett, Wyoming from where she graduated High School. Sharon moved to Gillette, Wyoming and this is where she met the love of her life, Bill Winland. The couple were married on November 1, 1959. They raised three beautiful children; Calvin Winland, Mark Winland and Starla (Mark) Shelly.  Bill and Sharon worked alongside each other running the family business. Sharon was devoted to her husband, children, grand and great-grandchildren and God.  

Everyone she met she touched their hearts and made a friend.  Sharon truly loved traveling the world with Bill. Sharon was active in local sororities, Red Hat Society and bowling league. She could light up a room with her smile and her caring nature. She also enjoyed camping with her children. And she loved her flowers. She especially loved her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and the times she spent with them. Sharon was a member of the First Presbyterian Church and was devoted to spreading the word of God; she held a bible study in her home for over 20 years and even continued after she went to The Legacy. Sharon is survived by her children, Calvin Winland and Starla (Mark) Shelly; three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband, Bill; son, Mark; and her parents. Memorials and condolences may be sent in care of Gillette Memorial Chapel 210 West 5th Street, Gillette, WY 82716. Condolences may also be expressed at

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Service Schedule

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Memorial Gathering

Friday, February 10, 2023

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Mountain time)

First Presbyterian Church- Gillette

511 Carey Ave, Gillette, WY 82716


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