Sondra Sue (Sparks) Criswell
Residence: Idaville, Indiana
Died: Monday, November 15, 2021
Location: 2:15 a.m., at her home with her husband, Bill, by her side.
 
 
Age: 76
Date of Birth: Tuesday, May 29, 1945
Birth place: Rochester, Indiana
 
 
Father: Clarence Sparks  
Mother: Katherine ( Saucerman ) Sparks  
Marital Status: Married
Resided in: Sondra had lived in the Idaville, Indiana, area all her life.
Funeral Date: Thursday, November 18, 2021
Funeral Location: 11:00 a.m., Thursday, November 18, 2021, Celebration of Life Service will be here at the Miller - Roscka Funeral Home of Monticello, Indiana.
Clergy: Rev. Nord Zootman of the Lockport Church of Lockport (rural Carroll County), Indiana.
Burial will take place: Idaville Cemetery in Idaville, Indiana.
Visitation will be: 4:00 to 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 17, 2021, at the Miller - Roscka Funeral Home of Monticello, Indiana.
Biographical Information: Sondra was the eldest of her five siblings. They were raised in Idaville Indiana, where she met and later married her childhood sweetheart, William Criswell on August 4, 1963, they had a beautiful marriage of 58 years. Sondra was a 1963 graduate of Idaville High School of Idaville, Indiana. She was a devoted Christian and wife, who spent her lifetime working alongside her husband at their family farm and raising their children. She was an avid attender of the the Lockport Church of Lockport (rural Carroll County), Indiana where they attended for many years. She loved spending time with her grandchildren, great grandchildren, and being out in her garden. She was a fan of Survivor and never missed an episode! Sondra was loved by every person she met and had a heart of pure gold. She was funny, witty, charming and a mere joy to be around. Her laughter and smile could light up any room. She will be greatly missed and will live on in the hearts of her loved ones for generations to come. In lieu of flowers, the family ask for donations to be made to the Gideon’s.
Special Services:
Memorial Information: In lieu of flowers, the family ask for donations to be made to the Gideon’s. Envelopes will be available here at the funeral home or can be mailed to the Miller - Roscka Funeral Home, 6368 E. US 24, Monticello, Indiana, 47960.
Marriage Information: On August 4, 1963, at the Crooked Creek Church in rural Cass County, Indiana, she married her childhood sweetheart, William "Bill" Criswell; together they had a beautiful marriage of 58 years. He survives.
Survivors include:
Husband,
William "Bill" Criswell of Idaville, Indiana;

Three (3) Children,
Lesa (husband Randy) Criswell - Charles of Westfield, Indiana,
Scott (wife Cindy) Criswell of Idaville, Indiana, and
Steve (partner Kelly Guy) Criswell of Lake Cicott, Indiana;

Six (6) Grandchildren,
Evan (wife Rose) Criswell of Royal Center, Indiana,
Garrett (wife Tori) Criswell of Monticello, Indiana,
Austin (wife Michelle) Criswell of Royal Center, Indiana,
Lindsay Hale of Frankfort, Indiana,
Taylor Criswell of Idaville, Indiana, and
Jack Hale of Sheridan, Indiana;

Three (3) Great Grandchildren,
Tessa Criswell,
Tinley Criswell, and
Blakeley Criswell;

Two (2) Siblings,
Jack (wife Jeneen) Sparks of Monon, Indiana, and
Louise (husband Kenneth) Spangle of Monticello, Indiana;

Special Friends and Caregivers,
Katelyn Hobbs, and
Maddie Finkenbinder;

Several Nieces, Nephews, Great Nieces Great Nephews, Cousins, and Friends.

Preceded in Death:
Parents,
Clarence and Katherine (Saucerman) Sparks;

Infant Sister,
Angela Sparks;

One (1) Sister,
Linda Gallinger.

Arrangements by:
Miller - Roscka Funeral Home, 6368 E. US 24, Monticello, Indiana, 47960 (574) 583-8488.