As we continue to adjust to the restrictions for funeral services since the shutdowns that began in March, we have a resource available for families who are …Read More »
Adults in Grief
Many people notice the plethora of sports memorabilia on display at Hansen-Spear. There are autographed jerseys (Cubs/Cardinals/Bears), autographed pictures (Mays/Mantle/DiMaggio/Butkus) and other keepsake items and pictures. But …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 »
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 »
In February, after the Super Bowl game my favorite television show had a special episode. All the other episodes led up to this pivotal part of the …Read More »
Recently I read a poem by Martha Postlewaite titled “Clearing.” In her poem Postlewaite invites the reader to “create a clearing in the dense forest of your …Read More »
The long dark months of winter can be challenging for anyone. And, for those who mourn, they can be especially hard. Midwest winters mean night creeps in …Read More »
“A meaningful funeral celebration is about saying hello on the pathway to goodbye.” Dr Alan Wolfelt, Director of the Center for Loss and Life Transition. Consider how …Read More »
My father died in early September 2003. His death was unexpected – in fact, at the time we never could have imagined it would be so sudden. …Read More »
Today we celebrate Brent H. Morton, a 13 year old boy, who was tragically killed in a farm accident while mowing a field not for from his …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”.