Karla M. Criscione

Karla Mae Criscione, 49, of Shawano, passed away Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013, at a local nursing home. Born on Aug. 16, 1963, in Shawano, she was the daughter of Audrey (Schreiber) Criscione and the late Sylvester Criscione. Karla was a member of the Red River Riders and the Packer Jets Bowling Team. She was baptized into the Lutheran faith. Karla is survived by her mother, Audrey Criscione, of Shawano; four siblings, Vicki (Bruce) Stevens, of Texas, Susan Ostenberg, of Maple Valley, Wash., Barb (friend, Randy Miller) Meulemans, of Appleton, and Rick Criscione, of New London; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 9, 2013, at the Swedberg Funeral Home in Shawano with the Rev. Gisele Berninghaus officiating. Inurnment will be in the Friendship Cemetery in the town of Belle Plaine. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Friday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service. The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at St. Mary’s Hospital and at Birch Hill Care Center for the wonderful care given to Karla. www.swedbergfuneralhome.com