Augustine (Gus) Cordero, 91, of New Alsace’s, IN passed away Sunday, December 9, 2018. Gus was a proud veteran of the United States Army and the Navy. He loved to bake and cook…the spicier the better, he’d always say! He loved the “good stuff” which included chorizo, bacon, and sausage. Gus loved his grandchildren and always went to their sporting events. Gus made friends everywhere he went including all of his nurses at Ripley Crossing. In fact, when Gus left Ripley Crossing, everyone stood by and saluted him for the last time.Gus is preceded in death by his wife Velma Jean, his daughters Augustina and Maria, and his brother Lopie. He leaves behind his sons Joseph Cordero of Orange, CA, Larry (Clara Ann) Zinser of New Alsace, Marty (Rosa) Zinser of New Alsace, and his daughters Vivian (David) Medlin of Santa Barbara, CA, Mandy (Richard) Biaz of Huntington Beach, CA, and Doris (Bob) Boyd of New Alsace, and his brother Frank (Betty Jean) Cordero of Laquinta, CA.Gus was a member of the North Dearborn Legion Post 452, Eagles in Batesville and All Saints Parish, St. Paul’s Campus. Memorials can be made to the family.The memorial service on Friday, December 21 will begin with the rosary at 10:45 a.m., followed by visitation from 11:00-12:00, mass at 12:30 p.m., and committal service at All Saints Parish, St. Paul’s Campus, New Alsace.