Ruben Costilla Cantu, 67, died on Friday, Feb. 20, 2009.

He was born on May 22, 1941 in Edcouch to Rodolfo Cantu Sr. and Eustolia Costilla. He was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church and a longtime resident of Robstown.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Rodolfo Cantu Jr. and Rene Cantu.

Survivors are his wife, Maria Luisa Cantu; his children, Ignacio (Diana) Valdez, Ruben Cantu Jr., Eliza (Steve) Mungia, Domingo (Linda) Cantu and Ricardo Cantu; his brothers, Roberto (Julia) Cantu, Gilberto Cantu, Humberto Cantu and Juan Cantu; two sisters, Rosita Cantu and Idalia Sanchez, all of Robstown; 14 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends.

A Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 22, in the Ramon Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 23, at St. Anthony Catholic Church. Interment followed at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Ramon Funeral Home Inc.