Maudie Lee Kostoff

March 17, 1932August 25, 2018

Maudie Lee Frances Kostoff, nee Glasgow, age 86, passed away surrounded by her family on Saturday, August 25th, 2018 after a courageous fight with cancer. She was born March 17, 1932 in Neelyville, Mo, and moved to Indiana as a teenager where she continued to live, marry and raise a family. Maudie was preceded in death by her husband, Norman Kostoff and her son, Norman Christopher Kostoff. Also preceded in death by her parents, Earl Glasgow and Beulah Glasgow and brothers Albert Glasgow, James Glasgow. Surviving are daughters, Peggy Green (late Daniel), Judy Dembowski (Terry Foster}, Jennifer Toczek (Shawn Toczek). Grandchildren Adrienne Cox (Kevin Cox), Nathaniel Green (Bianca Green), Nicholas Green, Jeffery Dembowski, Jenna Wheeler (Billy Wheeler) Taylor Spera (Jordan Spera), Austin Kostoff, Caden Toczek, Ryder Toczek, Addison Toczek. Great-Grandchildren Kameron Cox, Abigail Cox, Ian Green, Levi Green and Landon LaReau. Also survived by her loving sister Betty Susko, brother Larry Glasgow and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, special friends and fur-grandbabies. Maudie was a long-time member of Ross Baptist Church, Gary Indiana. She briefly worked for the Post Office as a mail sorter until she married on October 4, 1952 then she dedicated her life as a Housewife and Mother. Maudie was always helping others whether it was through actions or positive words. She loved and supported her family and friends more than anything. She cherished all the time she had with anyone. She was an artist with a special talent for drawing and painting and she was a Cubs fan. A Celebration of Life Service will be held Thursday, August 30, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at Kuiper Funeral Home, 9039 Kleinman Road (two blocks south of Ridge Road) Highland, IN with Pastor Bill Gibbs officiating. Interment will follow at Elmwood Cemetery, Hammond, IN. Friends are invited to meet with the family Wednesday, August 29, 2018 from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Kuiper Funeral Home. In Lieu of Flowers, donations may be made to Ross Baptist Church or a Charity of Your Choice.


  • Visitation Wednesday, August 29, 2018
  • Celebration of Life Service Thursday, August 30, 2018

Maudie Lee Kostoff

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karen glasgow

August 27, 2018

Aunt Maudie was my God Mother. A perfect way to describe her.
I will miss you. I know though that you are happy and at peace in the arms of those who have gone before.
Well done faithful servant, well done.
You will continue to be my inspiration. God Bless You.