Karen (Nightingale) Bolzer, 77, of Mitchell, passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 1, 2019 at Regional West Medical Center in Scottsbluff. As per Karen’s wishes cremation has taken place and no services are planned at this time. Memorials may be made to the family at 130615 Hawk Road, Mitchell, NE 69357 or to the charity of your choice. Online condolences may be made by visiting www.jones-mortuary.com.

Karen was born August 31, 1942 to Darel and Lucille (Perry) Nightingale. She received her education in Kimball, NE, graduating from Kimball County High School in 1960. She married Orin Bolzer and they raised 3 children Dane, Lynn and Kelly. She owned the Fashions Shoppe in Mitchell for 20 years.

Karen was a talented pianist and dancer. She loved to crochet and made beautiful blankets for family and friends. Karen loved spending time with her children and grandchildren and will be greatly missed by all.

Karen is survived by her son Dane (Cheryl); daughter Lynn; sister Dianne (Ray) Smith; grandsons Matthew (Heidi) and Joshua; and great granddaughters Hadleigh, Kennedi and Payton.

She was preceded in death by her parents and son Kelly.

Sign Up for Star-Herald.com Email Alerts

* I understand and agree that registration on or use of this site constitutes agreement to its user agreement and privacy policy.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.