47° F
Mostly Cloudy
Mostly Cloudy

Sharon A. Kriesler

Published On: Jan 18 2013 08:07:15 AM CST

Waunakee - Sharon A. Kriesler, age 65, passed away at St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester, MN on Tuesday, January 15, 2013 with her loving family by her side. She was born on September 3, 1947, the daughter of Leroy and Eileen (Schmidt) Marking. On November 12, 1966, Sharon was united in marriage to Robert W. Kriesler. Together they raised three sons. She was a wonderful cook and loved getting together with family over the holidays, especially at Christmas. Most of all she, cherished the time spent with her grandchildren. They will always hold a special place in her heart. She was a loving, kind and devoted wife, mother and grandma, who will be dearly missed by all who knew her.

Sharon was survived by her loving husband of 46 years, Robert "Bob" Kriesler, three sons; Ken (Tracey) Kriesler, Nicholas (Jaime) Kriesler and Kevin Kriesler, four grandchildren; Benjamin, Amber, Mason and Karsten, two sisters and a brother. She was preceded in death by her parents, a sister and a brother.

Funeral services will be held at WINN-CRESS FUNERAL HOME, 5785 Hwy Q, Waunakee, WI on Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 11:00 am. A visitation will be held at the funeral home on Saturday from 9:00 am until the time of services.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at the Mayo Clinic and especially to Dr. Greason for all the special care and attention to detail given to Sharon and our family.

  • Ferguson protests

    Lucas Jackson/Reuters

    Teen's shooting death sparks protests in Ferguson

    The police chief in Ferguson, Missouri, is expected to step down as part of the effort by city officials to reform the Police Department, mostly stemming from criticism of the department's handling of Michael Brown's shooting death in August. Take a look at images of the protests surrounding Brown's death.

  • Robert De Niro, thumbs up

    Mohamad Dabbouss/Reuters

    Celebrity New Yorkers

    Taylor Swift was recently named New York's first Global Welcome Ambassador for its "Welcome To New York" campaign, a decision that has been met with much controversy, especially from New Yorkers. Take a look at these famous New Yorkers.

  • Tim Cook at Apple event

    Robert Galbraith/Reuters

    Celebrities who are out and proud

    Apple CEO Tim Cook came out Thursday, announcing that he is gay in a column in Bloomberg Businessweek. See some of the other celebrities who are openly gay -- and proud of it.

  • jack-o-lantern Halloween pumpkin

    Juliet James/SXC


    Games, recipes, trick-or-treating, scary movies and everything else you need to make your Halloween extra spooky.

  • Politician, politics, debate, election

    iStock / bns124

    Election Coverage

    Get up-to-date on political stories, Reality Check the latest political ads, learn about the candidates and find election results in our special section.

  • Ebola virus pink


    Ebola special coverage

    Get the latest news on the Ebola outbreak and resources to help you learn more about the deadly virus.