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Chapel Lawn Funeral Home & Memorial Gardens

8178 Cline Avenue, Crown Point, IN

OBITUARY

Louis Costa

January 29, 1931December 30, 2019

Louis Costa age 88, peacefully passed away on Monday, December 30, 2019. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Elaine Costa; children, Louis S. Costa and Craig A. (Roberta) Costa; grandchildren, Chrissy (Marvin) Taylor, David Costa, Daniel Costa, Louis A. Costa, Derek (Jessica) Costa and Anthony (fiancé Lexi) Costa; step-grandchildren, Anthony (Angela) Bartolomeo and Gina (David) Bartolomeo-Hall; nieces, Caryn (Jim) Costa-Kennedy and Helen (Jose) Garcia; nephews, Timothy Costa and Stephen Costa; numerous great-grandchildren, great-grand nieces and nephews and dear friends. Preceded in death by his brother, John Costa. Louis was born January 29, 1931 in East Chicago, IN to the late John and Teresa Costa and was a 1950 graduate of Bishop Noll High School and went on to attend Quincy College on a football scholarship. He proudly served our country in the US Air Force. On October 9, 1965, he married Elaine M. Mysliwiec and they resided in Dyer, IN. Louis retired from Meade Electric with 26 years of service. He enjoyed fishing and watching Da Bears. Louis was a loving son, brother, husband, father, grandfather and friend and will truly be missed by all whose lives he touched. Services will be held privately by the family.

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Louis Costa

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Helen Garcia

January 6, 2020

My Uncle Lou was a very awesome guy! Always remember him as being fun and loving!❤
We shared some great memories on holidays, and family get togethers. 🥰That is what I will hold on to!!💙
Until we meet again RIH!

Donna Duplaga

January 6, 2020

I liked when Lou would visit my dad and helped him when he needed help.He was always very friendly and always smiled.. One of the nicest people I have ever known.

Adam Pruett

January 6, 2020

Mr. Lou was that special kind of neighbor that every neighborhood needs. He always smiled and waved whenever I would see him. Just a very nice and gentle man, who asked for nothing and deserved everything. He will be greatly missed.

Adam Pruett

Jose Garcia

January 6, 2020

My favorite Memory with Uncle Lou was sitting and listening to him tell me stories about my grandfather! I was never able to meet my grandpa Ron but Lou always made sure I knew how great of a football player he was and how much they loved the bears! Lou will be missed always thanks for the memories uncle Lou !

Jacquelyn Gaines

January 6, 2020

I will always treasure the visits and holidays that were spent with my great uncle when I was younger. Looking back at pictures will keep those memories a live. He was a wonderful person and I know he is at peace.
Love Always Jackie

Rachel Pruett

January 5, 2020

Lou, (Mr. Lou as I called him), was a wonderful neighbor to my family and I. He would always say hello and talk with me whenever I rode my bike or walked our dog in the neighborhood. My favorite memory of Lou was when I visited with him while (Mrs.) Elaine was grocery shopping. I enjoyed asking him lots of questions and hearing about his life. He will be greatly missed💙

Love, Rachel Pruett

Sally & Bob Szot

January 3, 2020

Elaine, The true love you and Lou shared lives on forever. May the beautiful memories of your life together give you consolation. Our hearts go out to you in this time of sorrow but know that Lou is in the arms of our Lord.

Alexandra Garcia

January 1, 2020

My great-uncle Lou was a very kind, loving, & funny man. He always made my family and I feel right at home. He’d always greet us with a big smile and hug. He will be greatly missed! 💖

Anna Waters

January 1, 2020

Lou was such a warm & great Gentlemen. Such a blessing that Lou & Elaine shared many years together. May God Keep Lou in His loving Arms. Elaine I will keep you in my prayers. God Bless yoy. Love Anne

Judy Chapman

January 1, 2020

Lou was a wonderful man who always had a smile and kind word for everyone. He and Elaine shared a great marriage. Our family will miss him, but we know he is with God. Our prayers and love go with him and to cousin Elaine and family.

Much love,
Judy and Dean

FROM THE FAMILY