September 21, 1921 ~ March 29, 2008
MARY FRANCES WOODWARD-BOUTTIER-LAMB-BOUTTE
SEPT. 21, 1921 - MARCH 29, 2008
Mom's sunset came peacefully on Saturday, March 29, 2008 with her family at her side. Born to Harry Woodward and Margaret Sunderland in Idaho Springs, CO. At the age of 3 weeks, the family moved to Hollywood, Ca. Mom grew up in Hollywood, attending Blessed Sacrament Grade School and Catholic Girls' High School, graduating in 1940.
Preceding Mom in death were her Mom, Dad, sisters: Betty Dragoun and Marion Parker, brother Bill Woodward, husbands Robert Bouttier, Frank Lamb and Al Boutte.
Mom married Robert Bouttier in 1941. From that union came Robert Frances Bouttier. Robert, Sr. died on July 26, 1943 while serving his country in the U.S. Army.
Mom married Frank L. Lamb on June 29, 1946. From that union came Terry Lamb, Jimmy Lamb and Gina Marie Lamb-Bennett.
Mom married Al Boutte on February 1, 1969 and they were together until AI's passing on February 3, 1994.
Survived by her sister, Jeanne May, of Manhattan Beach, daughter; Gina of Redondo Beach (Brooks Bennett); sons, Robert of Bellevue, Idaho (Helen); Terry of Tracy, Ca. Jimmy of Palm
Desert, Ca. (Judy). Grandchildren: Leigh Lamb (Mike Ellis), Nicole Lamb (Ray Phillips), Kimberly Bourland, Brian & Brett Lamb, and Casey, Cailey and Chad Bennett. Great-grandchildren: Addison, Riley, Michaela, Jeffrey and Cody.
Mom moved to Manhattan Beach, Ca. in 1949 and resided there for 51 years. She raised her children there, with all of them attending American Martyrs, Center and Mira Costa High School. Mom was the long time owner of Village Spirits Liquor Store in Hollywood Riviera.
A memorial Mass will be held on April 12, 2008 at 1 :00 p.m. at American Martyrs Church, a celebration of her life will follow the services. In lieu of flowers, Mom supported St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital,
501 St. Jude PI., Memphis, Tn. (800) 805-5856
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