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Arturo G. "Arthur" Costilla

May 24, 1927 August 30, 2018
Arturo G. "Arthur" Costilla
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Arturo G. “Arthur” Costilla Sr., 91, of Fostoria, passed away at 1:10 pm Thursday August 30, 2018 in Blanchard Valley Hospital, Findlay.

He was born May 24, 1927 in San Marcos, TX to the late Ventura and Anita (Garza) Costilla. He married Guadalupe “Lupe” Ramirez on December 29, 1951 at St. Wendelin Catholic Church and she died August 18, 2006.

Arturo is survived by three sons, Arthur (Chris) Costilla Jr., Fostoria, Louie (Stephanie) Costilla Sr., Fostoria and Dave (Jenny) Costilla, Tiffin; five daughters, Mary Costilla, Toledo, Vickie (Rudy) Guzman, Matamoros, Mexico, Sandy Costilla, Bowling Green, Angie (Dwight) Struble, Fostoria and Deborah (John) Pizana, Findlay; 27 grandchildren; 13 step-grandchildren; 52 great-grandchildren; 14 step-great-grandchildren; 7 great-great-grandchildren; brother, Fernando Costilla, Fremont; three sisters, Anita Regalado, Adrian, MI, Elena Rodriguez, Logonville, GA and Guadalupe Rendon, Fountain, CO; companion and special friend, Guadalupe Galvan, Fostoria. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Guadalupe “Linda” Costilla; brothers, Luis, Emilio and Joseph Costilla; and sister, Ofilia Gonzales.

Arturo was a WW II United States Army veteran serving from 1945-1947. He was a railroad worker and laborer at the Fostoria Foundry (Chrysler) and retired in 1990 from General Dynamics, Lima. He was a member of St. Wendelin Catholic Church and an avid Cleveland Indians and Dallas Cowboys fan. He enjoyed dancing, gardening and dearly loved his family.

Visitation is Tuesday September 4, 2018 from 2-4 & 6-8 pm at HOENING & SON FUNERAL HOME 133 W. Tiffin St., Fostoria, where a Rosary will be prayed at 7:30 pm.

Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 am Wednesday at St. Wendelin Catholic Church with Rev. Todd Dominique presiding. A Rosary will be prayed at 10 am in the church. Burial will follow in St. Wendelin Catholic Cemetery where the Fostoria United Veterans will provide military honors.

Memorials are suggested to the Kidney Foundation of NW Ohio, Fostoria United Veterans or St. Wendelin Church.

Online expressions of sympathy may be made by visiting www.hoeningfuneralhome.com


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Visitation

Tuesday

4

Sep

2:00 PM 9/4/2018 2:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 9/4/2018 4:00:00 PM
Hoening & Son Funeral Home - Fostoria

133 W. Tiffin Street
Fostoria, OH 44830

Hoening & Son Funeral Home - Fostoria
133 W. Tiffin Street Fostoria 44830 OH
United States

Visitation

Tuesday

4

Sep

6:00 PM 9/4/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 9/4/2018 8:00:00 PM
Hoening & Son Funeral Home - Fostoria

133 W. Tiffin Street
Fostoria, OH 44830

Rosary Prayed at 7:30 pm

Hoening & Son Funeral Home - Fostoria
133 W. Tiffin Street Fostoria 44830 OH
United States

Mass of Christian Burial

Wednesday

5

Sep

10:30 AM 9/5/2018 10:30:00 AM
St. Wendelin Catholic Church

323 N. Wood Street
Fostoria, Ohio 44830

Rev. Todd Dominique presiding, with a Rosary prayed at 10 am at the church.

St. Wendelin Catholic Church
323 N. Wood Street Fostoria 44830 Ohio
United States

Burial

Wednesday

5

Sep

11:45 AM 9/5/2018 11:45:00 AM
St. Wendelin Catholic Cemetery

765 Van Buren Street
Fostoria, Ohio 44830

St. Wendelin Catholic Cemetery
765 Van Buren Street Fostoria 44830 Ohio
United States

Military Honors

Wednesday

5

Sep

11:45 AM 9/5/2018 11:45:00 AM
St. Wendelin Catholic Cemetery

765 Van Buren Street
Fostoria, Ohio 44830

Led by the Fostoria United Veterans

St. Wendelin Catholic Cemetery
765 Van Buren Street Fostoria 44830 Ohio
United States

Funeral Luncheon

Wednesday

5

Sep

12:15 PM 9/5/2018 12:15:00 PM
St. Wendelin Catholic Church

323 N. Wood Street
Fostoria, Ohio 44830

St. Wendelin Parish Hall

St. Wendelin Catholic Church
323 N. Wood Street Fostoria 44830 Ohio
United States
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