Cora M. Disney, 95, of Fairfield, Calif. passed away Dec. 30, 2013. A memorial service was held for Cora Jan. 9, at the Fairfield, Calif. Funeral Home.
She was born Jan. 30, 1918, in Allamakee County to Clarence and Mathilda Hanson. Cora was baptized and confirmed in the Canoe Ridge Lutheran Church, Decorah. She is survived by several nephews in the Decorah area: Paul, Donald, Lyle and Robert Hanson, and a niece, Sharon Tomczak, of Madison, Wis. In 1946, after serving her country in World War II as a member of the Women's Army Corps, she married Colonel Cyril C. Disney. They made their home in Fairfield Calif. since about 1960.
She was preceded in death by her husband; two brothers, Carmen Hanson, Sr., Waukon and Alton Hanson; and sisters Vivian Fry, Afton French and Marvel Dalsass; and two nephews, Carmen Hanson, Jr. and Roger Hanson, Sr.