Hansen-Spear Funeral Home – Quincy, Illinois
July 3, 2016
by Jeff Spear

Thoughts about my father, the veteran…

Thoughts about my father, the veteran, on this 4th of July I always knew that my father was a veteran. He never told ‘war stories’ or such when we were young, […]

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June 3, 2014
by William Spear

Military Funeral Honors: A Powerful Tribute to Veterans

Last June, Kristin and I were overseas when my Grandpa, George Spear, died.  As funeral arrangements were being made, I was asked what I thought about having military rites at […]

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April 28, 2014
by Hansen-Spear

Personalization: Show What Made Your Loved One Special

We believe every life has a story, and our goal is to help you tell it in the best way possible. We will help you create a service that is […]

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January 10, 2014
by William Spear

How Do I Know What is Right for Me – Cremation, Burial, a Mausoleum or Columbarium?

It can be difficult to decide which form of disposition is most suitable for you. The best way to reach a conclusion is by educating yourself on the available options […]

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November 20, 2013
by William Spear

Items You Can Order to Remember Your Loved One

We know that the days, weeks, months, and even years after the loss of a loved one can seem impossible.  Holidays, birthdays, weddings, and births all make us wish the […]

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Dear Will, Words fail me, and my husband for how kind you have been to us in this sudden and painful event.  You, sir, have taught me that kindness to […]

— S.M.

You were always there for us, lending support, offering suggestions, and yet being unobtrusive. With appreciation to the Spear family — and their ‘crew’.

— C.M.

They were always there for me and come in the funeral home very early in the morning for me.

— L. B.