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Sally Kiest

Sally Kiest, age 81, of 2224 Maine St., died on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 12:35 a.m. in Blessing Hospital. There will be no services. … [Read more...]

George “Bill” Sparrow

George "Bill" Sparrow | Hansen-Spear Funeral Home ~ Quincy, Illinios

George William "Bill" Sparrow, age 77, of 2130 Harrison, died on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 12:24 p.m. in Good Samaritan Home. Bill was born May 5, 1937 in Quincy, the son of William Henry and Margaratha Cleveland Sparrow. On October 19, 1962 he married JoAnne Klocke in Quincy, Illinois. She preceded him in death on February 6, 2010. Bill was in the Navy as an Electrician's Mate Third Class during the Korean Conflict. After the military, … [Read more...]

Shirley Grant

Shirley Grant | Hansen-Spear Funeral Home - Quincy, IL

Shirley Ann Grant, age 77, of Payson, died Tuesday, October 28, 2014, at 8:55 am in Good Samaritan Home. Shirley was born December 13, 1936 in Princeton, Indiana, the daughter of James and Twila Creek Hughes. She married Rev. L. D. Grant on March 4, 1955 in Princeton, IN. He survives Shirley was a graduate of Princeton High School. Throughout her life, Shirley was heavily involved in her church. She taught Sunday School for many years, … [Read more...]

Marietta Baumgartner

Marietta Baumgartner | Hansen-Spear Funeral Home - Quincy, IL

Marietta K. Baumgartner, age 96, of 2641 Manor Hill Dr., Quincy, died peacefully in her sleep, on Monday, October 27, 2014, at 11:00 pm. Marietta was born February 2, 1918 in Ripley, Illinois, the daughter of George and Ethel Stoffer Keltz. She married C. Richard on June 1, 1942 in Pensacola, FL. He preceded her in death on January 25, 1998. She was a graduate of Quincy College, She also attended Western Illinois Teachers' College during … [Read more...]

Bernice Heinze

Bernice Heinze | Hansen-Spear Funeral Home - Quincy, IL

Bernice Heinze, of 2431 Elm, Quincy, died Saturday (October 25, 2014) at 2:07 am in the Good Samaritan Home. Bernice was born December 16, 1923 in Quincy, Illinois, the daughter of John J. Wich and Martha Berblinger Wich. On October 3, 1953, she married Eugene "Scotty" Heinze in St. John's Catholic Church. He preceded her in death on April 2, 2000. She was employed by International Shoe Company, and she belonged to St. Francis Solanus … [Read more...]

Margaret J. Smith

Margaret Smith | Hansen-Spear Funeral Home - Quincy, IL

Margaret J. Smith, age 92, of 2130 Harrison Cottage 33-D, Quincy, died Friday, October 24, 2014, at 3:19 pm in her home. Margaret was born July 7, 1922 in Quincy, Illinois, the daughter of Fred and Josephine Pieper Myers. She married Jerry Holtman in 1947. He preceded her in death in 1963. In 1964 she married Richard Smith. He preceded her in death in 2003. Margaret enjoyed golfing and played frequently until she turned 82. Even after she … [Read more...]