Mrs. Ann Carnahan, 1930-2023
Dr; Carnahan's wife since 1964. Mother of Scott, Jay, Jeffrey and Erin.



Ann Dolores Carnahan passed away on May 8, 2023, at home in Fullerton, CA. Ann was born April 6, 1930, in Geneva, Illinois, and was the only child of Bertrand and Edythe Carlson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Lloyd Carnahan; and son, Jeffrey Carnahan.

Ann attended Geneva Community High School 1948 in Geneva, Illinois. She went on to Knox College in Galesburg, IL., graduating undergraduate school in 1952 with a double major in Biology and Chemistry. While in college, she enjoyed membership in the Tri-Delta Sorority.

Ann moved to California in 1957 and to Fullerton in 1959. Ann was an avid golfer and began playing golf in 1959. She initially joined Yorba Linda Country Club and was the ladies Club Champion six times in 1968, 1969, 1970, 1972, 1980, 1984, and runner up four times. Later she joined Hacienda Golf Club and was Club Champion in 1994 and 1997 and was the Net Club Champion in 1999, 2005, 2011, 2014 and 2016. Ann had 9 holes-in-one.

Ann and her husband, Lloyd were married for 59 years. She is survived by her two sons and their spouses, Scott and Karen Carnahan and Jay and Kris Carnahan; her daughter and her spouse, Erin and Vaughan Barnes; her eight grandchildren, Cheyne, Chase, Conner, and Christian Carnahan, Courtney Hasson, Ashley Carnahan, and Allie and Katie Barnes; her three great-grandchildren, Emerson and Wyatt Hasson and Aisling Carnahan.

A Celebration of Life service for Ann Carnahan will be held on May 31, 2023. For more information, please contact Erin Barnes at

Published by Daily Herald on May 23, 2023.


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