Francis Joseph Boutte Sr.

October 11, 1932May 21, 2021

NEW IBERIA – Funeral services will be held for Francis J. Boutte, Sr., age 88, at 12:00 pm on Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at Temple Baptist Church. Pastor Aaron Weido will officiate. Interment will follow at Holy Family Cemetery where Mr. Boutte will be laid to rest. The Iberia Veterans Honor Guard will perform military honors.

A gathering of family and friends will take place at the church on Tuesday, May 25, 2021 from 9:30 am until the service time.

A native and resident of New Iberia, Mr. Boutte passed away peacefully on Friday, May 21, 2021 at his residence surrounded by his loving family.

Francis proudly served the United States Armed Forced from 1952 to 1954 and was honorably discharged. He was a hardworking man and owned and operated his own business, Francis Boutte Auto Air Conditioning, for over twenty years. Francis was a devout and loving Christian and member of Temple Baptist Church. He was saved by Our Lord on January 4, 1973 and dedicated his life to spreading Gods word and telling people about the Lord. A loving and good husband, father, grandfather, and friend to all, Francis will be truly and deeply missed by all those who knew and loved him.

He is survived by his loving wife, Patricia Domingue Boutte; children, Francis “Boo” Boutte, Jr. (Della), Timmy Boutte (Pam), Rosana Boutte, Lisa Boutte Stein (Rick), and Noel Boutte; step-son, John Boudreaux (Cindy), grandchildren, Kristi Boutte Robins, Adam Boutte, Justin Boutte, Tony Boutte, Blake Boutte, Bekka Barattini, Monica Romero, Kimberly Boudreaux, Chad Boudreaux, Melissa Dorsey-Rodriguez, and Dereck Dorsey; nineteen great grandchildren; brothers, Alwyn Boutte, Mike Boutte, Raymond Boutte; and half-sisters Doris Louviere, Gloria Boudreaux, and Dorothy Breaux.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Etienne Boutte and Josephine Bourque Boutte; step-mothers, Lorraine Boutte and Inez Boutte; step-daughter, Michelle Dorsey; brothers, Allen Boutte, Kossuth Boutte, Roy Touchet, and Clay Romero; and former wife, Hilda Derouen.

Pallbearers will be Francis “Boo” Boutte, Jr., Timmy Boutte, Tony Boutte, Blake Boutte, Adam Boutte, and Chad Boudreaux.

Honorary pallbearers will be John Boudreaux and Justin Boutte.

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Evangeline Funeral Home of New Iberia is in charge of arrangements.


  • Patricia Domingue Boutte, Loving wife
  • Francis "Boo" Boutte, Jr. (Della), Son
  • Timmy Boutte (Pam), Son
  • Rosana Boutte, Daughter
  • Lisa Boutte Stein (Rick), Daughter
  • Noel Boutte, Son
  • John Boudreaux, Step-son
  • Kristi Boutte Robins, Grandchild
  • Adam Boutte, Grandchild
  • Justin Boutte, Grandchild
  • Tony Boutte, Grandchild
  • Blake Boutte, Grandchild
  • Bekka Barattini, Grandchild
  • Monica Romero, Grandchild
  • Kimberly Boudreaux, Grandchild
  • Chad Boudreaux, Grandchild
  • Melissa Dorsey-Rodriguez, Grandchild
  • Dereck Dorsey, Grandchild
  • Alwyn Boutte, Brother
  • Mike Boutte, Brother
  • Raymond Boutte, Brother
  • Doris Louviere, Half-sister
  • Gloria Boudreaux, Half-sister
  • Dorothy Breaux, Half-sister
  • Etienne Boutte, Father (deceased)
  • Josephine Bourque Boutte, Mother (deceased)
  • Loraine Boutte, Step-mother (deceased)
  • Inez Boutte, Step-Mother (deceased)
  • Michelle Dorsey, Step-daughter (deceased)
  • Allen Boutte, Brother (deceased)
  • Kossuth Boutte, Brother (deceased)
  • Roy Touchet, Brother (deceased)
  • Clay Romero, Brother (deceased)
  • Hilda Derouen, Former wife (deceased)

  • Francis "Boo" Boutte, Jr.
  • Timmy Boutte
  • Tony Boutte
  • Blake Boutte
  • Adam Boutte
  • Chad Boudreaux
  • John Boudreaux, Honorary
  • Justin Boutte, Honorary


  • Visitation

    Tuesday, May 25, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Tuesday, May 25, 2021


Francis Joseph Boutte Sr.

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Joannie Guillotte

May 24, 2021

Della and Boo my thoughts and prayers are with you and all your family. Please remember I’m here if y’all need. Love y’all.

John Vice

May 23, 2021

with our deepest sympathy John and Elaine Vice