Hansen-Spear Funeral Home – Quincy, Illinois
July 27, 2016
by Jeff Spear

God Only Knows

‘God only knows.’ It’s been said for years as an exclamation of uncertainty.  It also is a 50 year old song written by Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys. It […]

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July 14, 2016
by Jeff Spear

“More Cowbell” or “Don’t Fear the Reaper”

40 years ago, while I was in college, my fraternity normally held it’s weekend party on a Friday night so we could all gather in the lounge on Saturday to watch the ultra-popular new […]

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October 31, 2014
by Jeff Spear

A song that tugs at your heartstrings

Theresa and I had the distinct honor of meeting Vince Gill last week in Nashville while attending the National Funeral Directors Association Annual Convention. He was with a group of […]

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June 4, 2014
by William Spear

Nature’s Music – Walking Wind Meditation

One of the things I have been doing for my health is a lot of walking. The spring wind – some days brisk, and some days warm and gentle.  Here […]

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April 4, 2014
by Jeff Spear

Fifteen Best Rock and Roll Songs for a Funeral

Theologian Martin Luther wrote, “My heart, which is so full to overflowing, has often been solaced and refreshed by music when weary and sick.”  We all know the value of […]

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Thank you for caring and all compassion extended to me, my sister and brother during my mom’s funeral…It is such a beautiful memorial that you give through the planting of an oak […]

— A. K.

Words can’t express how grateful we are for all you and your staff have done for us at this difficult time.  You’are like a well oiled machine with every part […]

— S. S.

The service arranged at the gravesite was awesome since it was all the way to Rockton. Jeff and Theresa Spear drove Grandpa up personally and that meant a great deal […]

— G.A.