Carol W. Hanson, 81, of Vermillion, passed away Sunday, May 19, 2013, at her residence.
Carol Witt was born May 27, 1931, in Sioux Falls, to Harry and Willmina (Jones) Witt. She graduated from Webster High School and received her bachelor’s degree from the University of South Dakota in Vermillion. She graduated Magna Cum Laude and was a member of the Kappa Alpha Theta sorority.
Carol married Harvey Hanson on June 20, 1954, in Butler, and spent more than 20 years traveling with her husband in the military and the last 34 years in Vermillion, retiring from the USD Law School where she was the secretary for the Dean.
She is survived by her son, Kurtis (Lisa) Hanson of Wentworth; and a brother, Steve (Linda) Witt of Bristol; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday, May 24, at the Butler Lutheran Church in Bristol, with burial in the church cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday, May 23 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Hansen Funeral Home in Vermillion. hansenfuneralhome.com.