Karen L. Criswell, 64, of Elkhart, formerly of Milford, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, March, 1, 2016 at Golden Living Center in Elkhart. She was born to Robert E. and Imogene (Haywood) Criswell on November 24, 1951 in Goshen.
She graduated from Wawasee High School with the class of 1972 and retired from Chore Time Brock after 30 years. Karen enjoyed playing bingo, watching Bonanza and Survivor, and word puzzles. She was a very big fan of Tweety Bird and had a large collection of bells and dolls.
Karen is survived by, Larry R. (Cheryl) Criswell of Warsaw; a sister, Janet (Gary) Greer of Goshen; four nieces, Tina, Carey, Kelly, and Jennifer; and two nephews, Robby and Chad.
Karen was preceded in death by her parents; a nephew, Jeremy Criswell; and a great-niece, Karlee Byler.
A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 5, at Mishler Funeral Home and Cremation Center. Burial will follow at the Leesburg Cemetery.
Friends may call one hour prior to the service on Saturday at the funeral home.