Shakespeare, Karen D. (Turnbow)
Karen S. (Turnbow) Shakespeare, 51, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, passed away suddenly Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Cedar Rapids. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, at Murdoch-Linwood Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Cedar Rapids. There will be a viewing in Iowa and she will be brought home for a viewing and funeral services in Dayton, Ohio.
Survivors include her husband, Bryan Shakespeare of Palo; mother, Judy Bisceglia of Ohio; brothers, Robert Bisceglia II, David (Sue) Bisceglia and Mark (Angie) Bisceglia, all of Ohio; father and mother-in-law, David and Mary Shakespeare; brothers-in-law, Bruce Shakespeare and Gary and Patrice Shakespeare; sister-in-law, Teresa and Jim Leibold; nephews, nieces, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
he was preceded in death by her father, Robert J. Bisceglia; biological father, James Turnbow; grandparents, Patricia and Robert Whitford and Frances and Wilma Biscelia; and paternal grandparents, Charles and Mable Turnbow.
Karen was born July 9, 1961, in Lobleville, Tenn., daughter of Robert and Judy Bisceglia. She attended school in Dayton, Ohio. Karen drove a dump truck for a paving company, then Dominos Pizza and then later worked as a manager of a truck stop. She married Bryan Shakespeare on Feb. 9, 2009, in Midway. She loved NASCAR, riding quads, fishing, going to concerts and gambling. Karen was a great cook and enjoyed doing that. She will be missed dearly by all who knew and loved her.
Please sign the online guest book for Karen at www.murdochfuneralhome.com under obituaries.
Published in The Gazette Jan. 9, 2013.