Obituary-Jeanne Boling

Jeanne Eloise Boling, age 96, of Valley Falls, KS, passed away on Friday, April 8th, 2022, at Stormont Vail Hospital in Topeka, KS.

Jeanne was born on September 8th, 1925, to Jim and Windess (Crites) Carnahan in Clay Center, KS. Where she grew up with her three brothers and sister.

She married Ferdinand (Bud) Boling in May 1949.  Bud preceded Jeanne in death on March 6, 1984.  They made their home in Clyde, KS and raised their four children. After Bud’s death she moved with her daughter to Valley Falls, KS where she lived until her passing.

Jeanne had spent many years working on the family farm in Clyde and raising her children. Later on, she worked at local restaurants and Park Villa Nursing Home. She retired from the US Department of Agriculture Statistics office in Topeka.

Jeanne was preceded in death by her husband Ferdinand (Bud) Boling, brothers Paul Carnahan, Dales (Doris) Carnahan, David (Lois) Carnahan, sister Anna Mae (Igor) Kondratieff, daughter Debbie Coker, grandson Jimmy Bunting, granddaughter Cher Knudsen, and daughter in-law Jane Boling. She is survived by her daughter Dedra (Ross) Platt of Valley Falls, KS, sons James (Donna) Bunting of Wellington, CO, Richard Boling of Aurora, KS, sisters-in-law Margaret Carnahan of Forbestown, CA, Maxine Boling of Clyde, KS, grandchildren Alan (Micaela), Dawn (Steve), Scott (Connie), Kelly (Jeff), Jamie (Ricky), Jeremy, Jessica, and Joseph, 13 great grandchildren, two great great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held 10:00 a.m., on Thursday, April 14, 2022 at The Branch in Clyde, Kansas with Pastor Michael Ostermann officiating.  Burial will follow in the Cedar Hill Cemetery, 2 and ¼ miles south of Clyde on the St. Joe Road.

Family and friends are invited to share in a meal served at the Clyde Senior Center following the graveside service, where they can continue to share memory’s, of Jeanne’s life and fellowship.

Memorial contributions may be given to the Clyde Beautification Committee or the Clyde Area Foundation, in care of Chaput Mortuary, PO Box 291, Clyde, KS. 66938.  For online condolences please visit,

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