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Dorothy Lavery

Dorothy Lavery | Hansen-Spear Funeral Home - Quincy, IL

Dorothy May Lavery, age 89 of 2023 Cherry Lane Estates North, formerly of 2625 Cherry, died Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 1:22 p.m. in Blessing Hospital. She was born January 29, 1924 in Quincy, Illinois, the daughter of Matthew George and Sophia Schroeder Lavery. She graduate from Quincy High School in 1942 and attended the Art Institute in Chicago.  She retired in 1980 after 35 years as a telephone operator with Illinois Bell.  Miss Lavery … [Read more...]

Robert DeVerger

Robert A. DeVerger, Sr. | Hansen-Spear Funeral Home - Quincy, IL

Robert A. DeVerger Sr., age 85, of 831 S. 5th St., Quincy, died Friday, May 17, 2013, at 7:00 am in his home. Robert was born December 3, 1927 in Hull, Illinois, the son of Clifford and Lena Williams DeVerger. He married Shelia Hull April 24, 1986 in Quincy. She survives. Robert enjoyed working on and repairing cars. Survivors include his wife, Shelia DeVerger of Quincy, IL; three sons, Robert DeVerger Jr. of Quincy, Donald (Teresa) … [Read more...]

Robert Bellis

Robert Bellis | Hansen-Spear Funeral Home - Quincy, IL

Robert L. Bellis, age 92, of 2130 Harrison, formerly of 2625 Woodale Ct., died Thursday (May 16, 2013) at 11:05 am in Good Samaritan Home. He was born December 22, 1920 in Enid, OK the son of Joseph and Eathel Hiett Bellis. On June 24, 1950 he married Dorothy Mae Larimore in Payson, IL. She preceded him in death January 25, 2011. He graduated from Monmouth High School and attended Monmouth College for 2 years. He served in the U.S. Army … [Read more...]

Geraldine “Jerri” Clark

Geraldine "Jerri" Clark | Hansen-Spear Funeral Home - Quincy, IL

Geraldine "Jerri" Clark, age 73, of 1021 N. Church, Jacksonville, formerly of Quincy, died Monday, May 13, 2013, at 6:25 pm in North Church Nursing and Rehab. Geraldine was born May 29, 1939 in Nebo, Illinois, the daughter of Lloyd and Helen Patterson Straub. Geraldine was a Nurse's Aid at the Illinois Veterans Home for many years.  Around 1985 she moved to Kansas City, MO where she worked for Good Will. Survivors include: a daughter, … [Read more...]

Richard “D” Fesler

Richard "D" Fesler | Hansen-Spear Funeral Home - Quincy, IL

Richard "D" Fesler , age 75, of Quincy, died Monday, May 13, 2013, at 6:25 am in Blessing Hospital. Richard was born May 13, 1938 in New Canton, Illinois, the son of Richard Martin and Dorothy Irene Ellsworth Fesler He married Martha Lou Doran Campbell on March 3, 1973 in Jacksonville, IL. She survives Richard was a1956 graduate of West Pike High School, and he served in the U.S. Navy from 1956 until 1961. He was a real estate salesman … [Read more...]

Wilbur C. Shaffer

Wilbur Shaffer | Hansen-Spear Funeral Home - Quincy, IL

Wilbur C. Shaffer, age 87, of 6516 Hickory Grove North, Quincy, died Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at 6:45 p.m. in his home. Wilbur was born June 1, 1925 in Loraine, Illinois, the son of William M. and Hilda Elizabeth Voightlander Shaffer.  He married Dorothy Mae Freudenthal on June 1, 1946 in Quincy. She preceded him in death on September 2, 1986. Wilbur served in the US Army from 1943 to 1946 during World War II where he was awarded the Purple … [Read more...]