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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The staff make you feel as if you were family.  They seemed concerned with our feelings.

— M.B.

I cannot even put into words how wonderful a job you did in making my mother-in-law look like a queen after all she had been through and looked like.

Special thanks for all the kindness you showed the morning Mom died. Words cannot fully express how much we appreciate all you did for us at the time of Mom’s […]

— J. B & M. B.