Sister Joseph A. Kostka, OLVM

Sister Joseph Ann Kostka, OLVM, 93, a resident of Saint Anne at Victory Noll, died Thursday, May 7, 2020, at Saint Anne at Victory Noll, Huntington.

Sister Kostka entered the Congregation of Our Lady of Victory Missionary Sisters on Oct. 5, 1950, making first vows on Aug. 5, 1953. Her first mission was in Elk, NV, and she served in the missions in Utah and Colorado before serving in several missions in California.  In 1983,she began ministering in religious education for St. Linus Parish in Norwalk, CA, where she would continue to minister until her return to Victory Noll in the spring of 2013.

She was born Nov. 13, 1926, in Arlington Heights, IL, to Joseph and Vilma Ondrejka Kostka.  

She is survived by several nieces and nephews.

All services will be private with burial at Victory Noll Cemetery.

McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington, IN, is in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences may be made at