Bertha B. Costilla
Bertha B. Costilla, 77, of Uvalde died on Jan. 29, 2018, at the Methodist Hospital in San Antonio.
A rosary will be recited tomorrow at 7 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary.
She was born on June 25, 1940, in Uvalde to Refugia (De La Cruz) and Isabel Briseno.
She married Ismael Costilla on Feb. 12, 1961, in Houston.
She enjoyed sewing, cooking ,and watching humming birds from her kitchen window
Costilla is survived by her husband of 56 years, of Uvalde; three daughters, Emma Rodriguez and husband, Art, of Kerrville, Norma Garcia and husband, Martin, of Justin, and Sandra Ortega and husband, Carlos, of San Antonio; two sisters, Oralia Gutierrez of Bakersfield, California, and Ernestina Garcia of Uvalde; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; three sisters, Lidia Briseno, Belia Briseno, Enriqueta Briseno; and three brothers, Isabel Briseno Jr., Carlos Briseno and Jose Briseno.
Cremation is under the direction of Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary.
Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary, www.rekfunerals.com