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Bert O. Starnes

Bert Starnes | Hansen-Spear Funeral Home ~ Quincy, Illinois

Bert O. Starnes , age 95, of the Illinois Veterans' Home, Quincy, formerly of Hickory Grove and Good Samaritan Home, died Friday, April 24, 2015, at 2:40 pm in the Illinois Veterans' Home. Bert was born October 29, 1919 in Kewanee, Illinois, the son of Orloe Bert and Gertrude Kroner Starnes. He married Elaine Schutte on June 16, 1945 in Quincy. She preceded him in death on November 4, 1997. Nine days after the Attack on Pearl Harbor he … [Read more...]

Donald Kistner

Donald Kistner | Hansen-Spear Funeral Home - Quincy, IL

Donald Kistner, age 82, of 903 McKee Dr., Quincy, died Thursday, April 23, 2015, at 12:40 am in his home. Donald was born January 22, 1933 in Quincy the son of Robert and Marie Zopf Kistner. He married Shirley Ann McMahon on January 8, 1955. She preceded him in death on March 14, 1998. Donald was a 1950 graduate of Liberty High School. He served in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean War from 1951-52. After the military, he … [Read more...]

Robert “Bob” Fruehe

Robert Fruehe 01 | Hansen-Spear Funeral Home - Quincy, IL

Robert "Bob" Fruehe, age 85, of 2911 Curved Creek Rd., Quincy, died Wednesday, April 22, 2015, at 4:10 pm. Robert was born May 3, 1929 in Quincy the son of George and Verna Goedereis Fruehe. He married Jan Hollenbeak on April 27, 1957. She survives. Bob was a 1947 graduate of Quincy High School. He entered the military service on February 6, 1951 and took basic training with the 101st Airborne Division. He served in the Korean War, where he … [Read more...]

Wilma Kaiser

Wilma Kaiser | Hansen-Spear Funeral Home - Quincy, IL

Wilma S. Kaiser, age 95, of 418 Washington, Quincy, died Sunday, April 19, 2015, at 7:50 pm in Sunset Home. Wilma was born December 8, 1919 in Moberly, Missouri, the daughter of Jesse and Dolly McRae Wilson Stone. She married Wilbert A. Kaiser on June 25, 1941 in Quincy. He preceded her in death in January of 1987. She was a graduate of Moberly High School. Wilma worked as a sales clerk for 20 years at Carson Pirie Scott & Co. at Fifth … [Read more...]

Henry G. “Hank” Hokamp

Henry G. "Hank" Hokamp | Hansen-Spear Funeral Home - Quincy, IL

Henry Gross "Hank" Hokamp, age 82,  of 2527 Lexi Lane, and formerly of 908 Ohio, Quincy died Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 12 noon in his home. He was born November 4, 1932 in Quincy, Illinois the son of Herman and Esther Gross Hokamp.  He married Ann Chambers from Benton, AR in 1955, Jeanne Campbell from Springfield, MO in 1978 and on November 15, 1997  he married his one and only true love Carol Windsor Hrudicka.  She preceded him in death … [Read more...]

Cory Evan Payne

Cory Evan Payne | Hansen-Spear Funeral Home - Quincy, IL

Cory Evan Payne, age 38, of 1216 N. 11th St., Quincy, died on Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 10:22 p.m. in Blessing Hospital. Cory was born on November 27, 1976 in Quincy, a son of Cephus Payne and Tammy Nichols. Cory graduated from Quincy Senior High School. He was on the honor roll, and he graduated early. He had worked for Crouch Construction in Quincy for several years. He had also worked as a handy man for Donnie Nutt. Cory will always be … [Read more...]