Dorothy Gutierrez, 63 of Albuquerque, NM passed away on Sunday, September 27, 2015 following an illness. Funeral Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10am Thursday, October 1, 2015 at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Fort Sumner, NM with Father Christopher Bernabe officiating, burial will follow at Fort Sumner Cemetery. Pallbearers will include Santiago Lopez, Catarino De Los Santos, Michael Gauna, Ron Gauna, Tony Gauna, David Gauna, Julian Lopez, Estrella Lopez, and Savino De Los Santos. Dorothy Louise Gutierrez was born October 25, 1951 in Fort Sumner to the home of Catarino and Juanita (Garcia) Gauna. She attended Fort Sumner Schools and graduated from Roswell High School. For the past 25 years she made her home in Albuquerque where she worked as a health care nurse. She enjoyed gardening, watching TV, and spending time with her family. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Albuquerque. Dorothy is preceded in death by her parents, a sister Rufina Gauna, brother Billy Gauna, and a sister-in-law Mary Gauna. Survivors include a daughter Jennifer Lopez-Jiminez (Joe), two sons Robert De Los Santos (Susan), and Willie Joe Gutierrez all of Albuquerque, her former husband Guillermo Gutierrez of Albuquerque, three brothers Fred Gauna and Vidal Gauna (Rickie) of Fort Sumner, Bonnie Gauna (Kathy) of Roswell, three sisters Helen Gauna and Barbara Gauna-Aragon of Fort Sumner, Betty De Los Santos (Richard) of Roswell, six grandchildren Amador Arranga of Amarillo, TX, Santiago Lopez, Catarino De Los Santos, Julian Lopez, Savino De Los Santos, and Estrella Lopez all of Albuquerque. Also surviving are a host of nieces, nephews other relatives and many friends. All arrangements are under the direction of Chavez Funeral Home, 830 N. Fifth Street, Fort Sumner, NM. (575) 355-2311.