In Memory of




Obituary for Carolyn Moenning (Dames)

Carolyn A. Moenning 72 of Ames, Nebraska passed away Saturday, January 6, 2024 at CHI Health Heart Hospital in Lincoln, NE. She was born January 7, 1951 in Scribner, NE to Edgar and Ardyce (Legband) Dames.

Carolyn grew up at rural Scribner and graduated from Scribner High School in 1969. She received her Lab Technician Degree from University Hospital in Omaha. She married Robert Moenning on May 19, 1974 at Trinity Lutheran Church near Scribner. After marriage they lived near Scribner, then Snyder, NE, Stanton, NE, Norfolk, NE, Linwood, NE and have lived at Ames, NE since 2010.

She worked as a Lab Technician at hospitals in West Point, Fremont, and a clinic in Norfolk. For the last 20 years she has kept the books for Schieffer Signs in Columbus, NE.

Carolyn is survived by her husband, Robert Moenning of Ames, NE; brother, Randy (Sandy) Dames of Scribner; sisters, Diane Hibbs of Texas, Linda (Dan) Dirkschneider of Elkhorn, NE and Janice (Dave) Pruss of Fremont; brother-in-law, Derald (Janet) Moenning of Norfolk, NE; sister-in-law, Margaret Moenning of Howells, NE; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and brother -in-law, Ron Moenning.

Memorial Service will be 10:30 A.M., Saturday, January 13, 2024 at Moser Memorial Chapel in Fremont. Mike Lewis will officiate.

Online condolences may be left at

Moser Memorial Chapel 2170 N. Somers Ave. Fremont, NE 68025 402-721-4490.