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 »
Summer traditions were big in my extended family. We were fortunate to share a lake cottage – a place where we gathered with grandparents, aunts and uncles, …Read More »
Sometimes a vacation becomes more than just kicking back and relaxing. Sometimes it takes on a purpose which entails some effort, but in the long run, …Read More »
I’m three months into the second year. My younger sister died unexpectedly in early 2017. I’ve officially made it past all the “firsts.” The holidays without her, …Read More »
The best seat in the house was a reference to a collection of seats located in Aisle 36, row 5, seats 1 – 4 located through Gate …Read More »
I moved to Quincy in August 1981, I arrived a lifelong Cub fan. Quincy was and is predominately Cardinal country, it didn’t take me long to locate …Read More »
George Spear was one of the most loyal Chicago Cub fans around. Most people in Quincy knew of his loyalty, and it didn’t take long for …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”.