Comfort food is defined in the Urban Dictionary as, “Food that gives emotional comfort to the one eating it. These tend to be favorite foods of childhood, …Read More »
My dad, George, was one of the most fanatic, loyal Cub fans one could ever meet. During the very lean years, it was honestly difficult to attend …Read More »
This Thanksgiving, Theresa was in charge of desert for dinner at Will’s home. Rather than opting for a traditional pie, she went with a gluten free option …Read More »
A common comment over the last decade has been about some color replacing black as the cool, in, trendy, sophisticated color. It usually refers to fashion as …Read More »
We just got home from dinner out and I was listening to 70’s rock and roll on the radio when one of the most beautiful songs I’ve …Read More »
The final significant pieces of Lincoln memorabilia that we have displayed in the Lincoln Room are newspapers associated with the assassination, the funeral in New York City, …Read More »
Depression, mental illness, addictions, personal challenges…there are many reasons someone might choose to end their life. Sometimes there are clues that someone is considering this decision. Sometimes …Read More »
This installment of our ‘tour’ of the Lincoln Room at Hansen-Spear will focus on memorial cards and mourning badges that George acquired while pursuing his hobby of …Read More »
I will continue with my series about the collection of artifacts in ‘The Lincoln Room’ at the funeral home by focusing on several envelopes from the 1860’s …Read More »
If you have not visited the Lincoln Museum in Springfield, Illinois, I would encourage you to do so. It is a wonderful collection of authentic memorabilia and …Read More »
We cannot thank you enough for your most generous love and support with the passing of our dad. May God continue to bless you and give you His peace to carry on to others with your care, love and hope of strength to continue to serve.
This funeral home is head and shoulders above the other funeral homes in this area. They do an excellent service and are highly respected in this community.
In-as-much as I married into a fourth generation funeral home family, I had expectations, right or wrong about what to expect. Consequently I want you to know what all of my expectations were met, and then some.
You were always there for us, lending support, offering suggestions, and yet being unobtrusive. With appreciation to the Spear family – and their ‘crew”.