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Catherine Ann Woodland dies at 60 

Catherine Ann Woodland, 60, of Paso Robles was taken from us on Apr. 6, 2018.

Catherine was born in Oct. 1957 to Albert and Sylvia Perez in Tuscon, Arizona. She spent her youth in South El Monte, CA and graduated Mountain View High School in 1975, UCLA with a BA in Political Science in 1987 and from Western State University College of Law as a Juris Doctor in 1992, passed the bar, receiving her license in 1994. Catherine specialized in Family Law and Commercial Traffic Litigation and had offices in Paso Robles and West Covina, CA.

Catherine had many interests in her early years. She was a full time teacher while attending law school. She created and hosted a cooking show for a time on Southern California Public Television. She was involved in Heritage Foundation at the California Mid State Fair. Catherine enjoyed cooking, listening to all kinds of music and gardening. Robert and Catherine were also involved in various forms of auto racing with the Woodland family.

Catherine and Robert Woodland were married Mar. 20, 1999, settled in Diamond Bar and relocated to Paso Robles in 2002. Robert began raising wine grapes while Catherine continued her legal practice.

She is survived by her husband, Robert Woodland; mother Sylvia Perez, siblings Debbie Guerra, Albert Perez, Jr. (Lola), and Robert Perez (Kristi); and father in law Richard Woodland (Claudia); brothers in law Richard Woodland, Jr. (Kelly); Patrick Woodland (Sabrina), and sister in law Jeanette Woodland Mayfield (Tracy).

Surviving nieces and nephews include Brian Guerra (Michelle) and their two children Savannah and Sonny; Amanda and AJ Perez, Jak, Edi, Ryn, Riley; and Morgan and Brianna Woodland.

A Service will be held for Catherine on Wednesday, Apr. 18, 2018 at 10 a.m. at St. Rose of Lima, 820 Creston Road, Paso Robles. Grave Site service to follow at Paso Robles District Cemetery, 45 Nacimiento Lake Drive, Paso Robles.

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