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Grace E. Crocker

Grace E. Crocker | Hansen-Spear Funeral Home - Quincy, Illinois

Grace E. Crocker, age 93 of 419 Washington, Apt. 8, and formerly of 3100 State, died Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 6:20 p.m. in Blessing Hospital. Grace was born October 17, 1921 in Adams County, Illinois, the daughter of Julius Virgil and Grace Edith Reeder Crocker. Grace was employed as a bookkeeper for Quincy Supply Company for 46 years. She was a member of Vermont Street United Methodist Church and was an active volunteer at Sunset Home … [Read more...]

Ruth Roxine Loeschen

Ruth Roxine Loeschen | Hansen-Spear Funeral Home - Quincy, Illinois

Ruth Roxine Loeschen of Quincy, IL, formerly of La Prairie, left this earth on October 17, 2014. She was the daughter of Milton J. and Onie Augusta Hay of Beardstown, Illinois where she spent her childhood. She married Charles A. Dosier in 1946 and, with him, raised two daughters, Anita Kay Dosier and LuAnn (Bruce) Freeman. She was cherished by her two granddaughters, Elizabeth Ann (Jacob) Winfield and Kathryn Lindsey Freeman, and her … [Read more...]

Inez G. Koch

Inez Koch | Hansen-Spear Funeral Home - Quincy, Illinois

Inez Geraldine Schuster Koch, age 87, formerly of 5305 Columbus Road and West Point, Illinois, died on Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 9:30 pm in Blessing Hospital. She was born March 6, 1927 in Golden, Illinois the daughter of John and Jennie Herren Schuster. On April 9, 1950 she married Wendell L. Koch at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Golden, Illinois. He preceded her in death on August 23, 2008. Mrs. Koch was a graduate of Golden High School … [Read more...]

Donald E. Mowen

Donald E. Mowen | Hansen-Spear Funeral Home

Donald E. Mowen, age 78, of 1335 N. 1153rd Lane, Quincy, died Tuesday, October 14, 2014, at 9:47 am in Blessing Hospital. Donald was born March 20, 1936 in Adams County, Illinois, the son of William and Anna Marie Von Holt Mowen. On June 21, 1959 he married Connie Mae Disselhorst in Salem Evangelical United Church of Christ. She survives. Donald was a graduate of Liberty High School. After graduation, he served seven years in the U.S. Army … [Read more...]

Freddie Turner

Freddie Turner | Hansen-Spear Funeral Home - Quincy, IL

Freddie Paul Turner, age 80, of 730 Van Buren, Quincy, died Monday, October 13, 2014, at 3:00 am in Illinois Veterans Home. Freddie was born February 6, 1934 in Ursa, Illinois, the son of Paul Frederick and Gladys F. Hanstein Turner. On March 29, 1966 he married Mary Johannes in Jacksonville, IL. She survives. Freddie was a graduate of Liberty High School. He served three years in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. Freddie worked at … [Read more...]

Earl Calaway

Earl Calaway | Hansen-Spear Funeral Home - Quincy, IL

Earl Calaway, age 85, of 2609 Lind, Quincy, died Sunday, October 12, 2014, at 11:07 pm in Blessing Hospital. Earl was born January 2, 1929 in Quincy, Illinois, a son of Michael and Ethel Watt Calaway. He married Arlene White on September 7, 1952 in Quincy. She survives. Earl spent his childhood in the Timewell area. He joined the United States Navy at the age of 16. Following his honorable discharge, he took a job at Electric Wheel that … [Read more...]