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Elden Larry MoenningApril 3, 1922 ~ August 10, 2017 (age 95)
Elden Larry Moenning, 95 years old, passed away on August 10, 2017. He was born in Yoder, Colorado to Fred and Mary Moenning on April 3, 1922. Two younger sisters, Evelyn and Barbara, eventually completed the family. During World War II, Elden served three years as an electronics technician in the U.S. Navy on the battleship U.S.S. Colorado in the Pacific. He was in Tokyo Bay during the signing of the treaty that ended the war.
After his service, Elden met and married his loving companion, Bonnie Jean Dove. She passed away in November of 2006. He later married Eloise Goodyear who survives him.
Elden was employed by the Boeing Aircraft Company for seventeen years as a supervisor. He later enjoyed his own business as Moenning’s Organ Repair Service.
Over the years, Elden served in many callings in the LDS church. Following retirement, he and his first wife served a Family History mission in Salt Lake City. Elden had a great passion for genealogy work. He was also known for helping others around the neighborhood. He had an insatiable curiosity about how everything worked. His hobbies included gardening, scouting, camping, hiking, fishing with his family and taking road trips to reconnect with friends and relatives.
Elden is survived by his two children, Stephen Moenning of Mount Vernon, Washington, and Marsa Stokman (Wilfred) of New Zealand, His youngest sister, Barbara Fiegener (Wilfred), and step-daughter, Susan Marietta. He has numerous nieces and nephews, as well as grandchildren and great-grandchildren from his second marriage.
He was a wonderful and humble man and will be greatly missed. We express our gratitude to those at the Beehive Homes for their loving care. We also want to acknowledge his numerous visitors who brightened his days.
Funeral services will be held Monday, August 14, 2017 at 11:00am at the Holbrook Mortuary, 3251 South 2300 East, where friends and family can visit Sunday evening 6:00-8:00pm and Monday morning 9:30-10:30am prior to the service. Interment will follow at the Utah Veterans Memorial Park. Guestbook to post messages for the family available at: HolbrookMortuary.com