Mary Elaine Louviere Mann
Lafayette - Mary Elaine Louviere Mann, fondly known as "Tootsie", died peacefully at her home on Easter Sunday, April 4, 2021. Elaine was born on January 22, 1932 in Lafayette, Louisiana, and was 89 years old. After graduating from SLI (now the University of Louisiana at Lafayette), she married her high school sweetheart Louis B. Mann and started their family.
Elaine is survived by her four children, Lisa M Breaux, and husband, Michael A; Leslie M Sandlin, and husband, Jimmy; Louis Benjamin Mann, Jr, and wife Sudie; David M Mann, and wife Sandy; 10 grandchildren Matthew Breaux (Megan), Ainsley King (Nick), Kirby Schroeder (Scot), Shelby Sandlin-Jewell (Davey), Maxwell Sandlin (Mallory), Marks Mann, Haughton Mann, Taylor Mann, Jenya Mann, and Misha Mann, and 7 great grandchildren; and sister-in-law Carol Mann Marcotte. She was predeceased by her husband, Louis Benjamin Mann; her parents Larry Joseph and May Church Louviere; her brother, Larry T Louviere; and sister-in-law, Beverly L Daspit; and brother-in-law, Russell H Mann.
The family requests visitation from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon until the funeral mass at 12:00 noon on Saturday, April 10, 2021 at St Mary Mother of the Church, 419 Doucet Road. Burial will follow at Holy Mary, Mother of God Cemetery. Longtime friends, Fr. Hampton Davis, along with con-celebrant, Fr Howard Blessing, will serve as celebrants and will conduct the funeral mass.
The family wishes to express their sincere gratitude for the compassionate care given to Ms. Elaine by Mary Ryan, Anna Broussard, Monica Hills and Betsy Mitchell, along with Hospice of Acadiana.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to "Louis B Mann Centennial Foundation for Mechanical Engineering" at UL or Hospice of Acadiana or the charity of your choice
In keeping with current state-wide COVID-19 mandates, attendees are requested to wear masks and practice social distancing for all service-related activities.
Personal condolences may be made to the Mann Family at www.delhommefuneralhome.com
Delhomme Funeral Home, 1011 Bertrand Drive, Lafayette, LA, is in charge of funeral arrangements.