Hansen-Spear Funeral Home – Quincy, Illinois
June 15, 2017
by Jeff Spear


We all have them and this Sunday we celebrate them. It’s the stories that go with them that make them the legends they are. I think a dad’s two major roles […]

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April 26, 2017
by Jeff Spear

Our Japanese Maple/Mrs. Hansen’s Tree

  One of the landmark trees in Quincy has always been the Japanese Maple on the corner of 16th and State Street, in the front yard of the Hansen-Spear Funeral […]

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February 17, 2017
by Jeff Spear

We owe them our lives

“Lots of boys not grown up yet will owe their life to it.”  These words were spoken to a reporter by Dr. Robert Oppenheimer when discussing the atomic bomb that […]

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January 24, 2017
by Jeff Spear

Saving the planet one sleeve (or Fire) at a time

  I’m the guy who walks into Starbucks with a ‘used’ cup sleeve and asks the barista to reuse it.  This is one of my personal ways to help save […]

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The caring and love given to me throughout the whole experience.

— F. H.

Every need was met in a caring, and very understanding, manner.

— R. L.

Everyone at Hansen-Spear was comforting, nice, and very professional.  They made a very difficult time easier.  I thank them for everything.  My mom wanted Hansen-Spear and now I know why. […]

— E. S.