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.
My condolences to the family for the lost of a mother and grandmother Your goddaughter Martha
Martha p chenaultDallas, TX
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
Marta M Brisenosan diego, CA
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.
Anne KempKrum, TX
Norma, so sorry to hear about your Mother. Love and prayers to you and your family.
Angela CalvertHaslet, TX
I am so sorry for your families loss . You all are in my prayers and thoughts
Rhonda Stollnewark, TX
Eternal life is in him and this life gives light to all mankind.
Olivia Garcia and John JimenezJustin, TX