Bertha B. Costilla
June 25, 1940  -  January 29, 2018

Bertha B. Costilla

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RushingEstesKnowles Mortuary
220 S. Getty St.
Uvalde, TX  78801
Friday, February 2, 2018
12:00 p.m.
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RushingEstesKnowles Mortuary
220 S. Getty St.
Uvalde, TX  78801
Friday, February 2, 2018
7:00 p.m.
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Bertha B. Costilla of Uvalde passed away on January 29, 2018 at Methodist Hospital in San Antonio at the age of 77. She was born on June 25, 1940 in Uvalde to Isabel and Refugia (De La Cruz) Briseno. She married Ismael Costilla in Houston on February 12, 1961.
Mrs. Costilla enjoyed sewing, cooking and watching humming birds from her kitchen window
She is survived by her husband of 56 years of Uvalde; daughters, Emma Rodriguez and husband, Art of Kerrville, Norma Garcia and husband, Martin of Justin, and Sandra Ortega and husband, Carlos of San Antonio; sisters, Oralia Gutierrez of Bakersfield, California and Ernestina Garcia of Uvalde; 7 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; 1 great-great grandson; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Lidia Briseno, Belia Briseno, Enriqueta Briseno; brothers, Isabel Briseno, Jr., Carlos Briseno and Jose Briseno.
A rosary will be held on Friday, February 2, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary.
Cremation is under the direction of Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary.


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  1. Martha p chenault
    Dallas, TX

    My condolences to the family for the lost of a mother and grandmother Your goddaughter Martha

  2. Marta M Briseno
    san diego, CA

    Tio, and cousins I am so sorry for your loss. Please accept my sincere condolences. May you continue to seek comfort in our Heavenly Father, for strenth during this difficult time.
    Your cousin: Marta Briseno

  3. Anne Kemp
    Krum, TX

    Norma, I send my deepest sympathy for the loss of your mother. I have been there and know how hard it is to lose someone so dear. I know you will miss her everyday, but just knowing that she is in a much better place and without any pain makes it easier to bear. My prayers go out to you and your family. The Lord will get you thru this for it is He that comforts us! If you need anything just let me know.

  4. Angela Calvert
    Haslet, TX

    Norma, so sorry to hear about your Mother. Love and prayers to you and your family.

  5. Rhonda Stoll
    newark, TX

    I am so sorry for your families loss . You all are in my prayers and thoughts

  6. Olivia Garcia and John Jimenez
    Justin, TX

    Eternal life is in him and this life gives light to all mankind.

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