MADISON - Karen K. "Nana" Boling, age 69, passed away on Saturday, March 16, 2013, at Agrace HospiceCare in Fitchburg after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born on June 8, 1943 in Omaha, Nebraska, the daughter of Elmer Loneman and Mary Potter. On July 3, 1968, Karen married John W. Boling and they shared over 42 wonderful years together. She worked as an office manager over the years but Karen's main priority in life was caring for her family. She was always doing special things for them. Karen was an avid bowler and enjoyed traveling the world with John.

She is survived by her children, Cynthia K. (Scott) Dallmann and John W. (Gina) Boling Jr.; five grandchildren, Lexie & Brendan Dallmann and Bobby, Braden & Regan Boling.; and her brother, John "Jack" Loneman. Karen was preceded in death by her parents; and husband, John.

The family wishes to express a special thank you to Agrace HospiceCare for all of the care and support they gave Karen and our family. Online condolences may be made at