Lise Criswell

Granite City | Monday, November 1 2021 |

Lise L. Criswell, age 61 of Granite City, IL, born December 28, 1959, in Centreville, IL, passed away on Monday, November 1, 2021, at Anderson Hospital in Maryville, IL. 

Lise was a teacher at Renfro Elementary School.  She has worked for the Collinsville Unit 10 School District for 27 years.  Her passion for teaching and dedication to her students did not go unnoticed.  She was quick-witted and loved and respected by her peers.  She enjoyed gardening and cherished the times spent with her daughter and grandchildren. 

She was preceded in death by her father, Harlan Hubbs. 

Surviving is her mother, Gerry Hubbs of Troy, MO; husband, Tim Criswell of Granite City, IL; daughter, Julie (Jason Helmick) McFall of Lusby, MD; three grandchildren:  Declan Hughes, Adia Hughes, and Asher Helmick; and sister, Christy (Rick) Scott of Troy, MO. 

Visitation will be 3 - 6 p.m. on Friday, November 5, 2021, at Barry Wilson Funeral Home, Maryville, IL followed by a service at 6 p.m.  Due to current state restrictions, masks are required to be worn. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Lise's honor to The Butterfly Garden at Renfro School and will be received at the visitation or can be mailed to the funeral home at 2800 N. Center Street, Maryville, IL 62062. 

Condolences may be expressed to the family at

Obit Provided By:
Barry Wilson Funeral Home & Cremation Services

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