Max Alvin Criswell was born July 26, 1941 to Robert and Mildred (Grauvel) in Yuma, Colorado.

Max was a heavy equipment operator and a cross-country semi-truck driver.

He married Meredith Ann McNeill on October 24, 1969. They made their home for many years in Loveland, Colorado before moving to Wellington, Colorado and later to Palisade, Nebraska.

One daughter, Merrie Louise was born to this union.

Max was preceded in death by his wife, Meredith. He is survived by his daughter, Merrie Bowman and grandson, Michael Criswell; one brother, Kenneth Criswell of Yuma, Colorado.

There will be a Graveside Service on Monday, February 11, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at the Yuma Cemetery in Yuma, Colorado. Pastor Jaime Nieves will officiate. Baucke Funeral directed the arrangements.