Hansen-Spear Funeral Home – Quincy, Illinois
October 27, 2016
by William Spear

Stories from a Cubs Family – Let’s Go Cubs!

Last night the Chicago Cubs won their first World Series game since 1945! Let me repeat that…last night the Chicago Cubs won their first World Series game since 1945!!! As […]

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50 Years Later – It’s OK to Cry

Today we celebrate Brent H. Morton, a 13 year old boy, who was tragically killed in a farm accident while mowing a field not for from his home in Paloma, […]

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May 27, 2016
by Theresa Spear

Food Memories: Liver Roll Appetizer

    One of Charlotte’s dear friends, Liz Long, who passed away April 11, 1999 made this version of a pate’ roll whenever she attended an event at Charlotte and […]

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June 9, 2014
by William Spear

Keeping Traditions Alive

Most families have holiday traditions. Grandma’s green beans… grandpa’s silly jokes… Mom’s potato soufflé. How do we make sure these traditions last throughout the generations? One way is by explaining […]

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May 26, 2014
by William Spear

Important Reminders

I started wearing an Air Force wristband when my brother, Captain Nick Spear, is deployed.  My wristband says, “Air Force” and “Freedom Isn’t Free”.  I don’t wear this because I […]

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December 24, 2013
by William Spear

Reflections on Christmas

As we approach Christmas, I think about our tag line of ‘Celebrating a Life’ and realize that we need to be more conscious of doing that every day with our […]

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A big thank you so very much for making something we were all dreading so much as comfortabnle as it could be.  You could not have done anything better.

— V. K.

Jeff and Theresa were wonderful and the rest of their crew did a super job on my Navy man husband. They will forever be in my thoughts. Thank you so […]

— J. D.

I have never had to make funeral arrangements before, they helped us with kindness, professionalism and dignity.

— S. S.