Hansen-Spear Funeral Home – Quincy, Illinois

Why should you plan ahead for your funeral?

Hansen-Spear Facilities - Arrangement Office | Quincy, IllinoisWe plan for almost every event in our life; vacations, weddings, starting a family. We even plan for things that might happen; fires, floods, accidents. It makes sense to do some planning ahead for a funeral.

Family members are living all over the country now. It can be frustrating to deal with government agencies. Finding important documents like a marriage license or honorable discharge can take time. Planning ahead can make a complicated task easier.

Planning ahead can protect your family. There are many decisions to be made, and arranging things ahead of time can spare your family unnecessary tasks at a difficult time.

Planning ahead can save money. Costs for everything go up. By making arrangements now, you can pay for things so your cost will not increase. This way your life insurance or estate funds can go directly to your family.

Planning ahead can make sure that you and your family receive government benefits. We can show you what social security, veterans’ administration, or state public assistance benefits can be counted on.

Planning ahead will give you peace of mind. You will know that all decisions are made the way you wanted them, and that things are taken care of.

Once you decide on Planning Ahead, you can fill out our online pre-planning form or download a pdf that can be printed and filled out.  This form gatheres basic information that will be used for both a death certificate and as the framework for an obituary.  This is a good first step when you deiced to start planning ahead for your funeral arrangements.

Fill out the Planning Guide Online
Online Planning Guide

Download our 4 page Planning Guide
Planning Guide Download

Why you should Plan Ahead with Hansen-Spear

  • Pre-plan with Hansen-Spear Funeral HomeYou can arrange exactly what type of service that you desire.
  • You do not pay on this plan forever, and can purchase our trust plan regardless of age or physical condition–unlike ordinary burial insurance.
  • Surviving members of your family will not need to make major decisions on the type and price of funeral service that you would have desired.
  • Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors will guarantee our services and merchandise with the accumulated interest in the funeral trust.
  • Your personal statistical information can be filed with Hansen-Spear even without a trust fund. It will be of prime importance when the funeral arrangements are made. There is no obligation to pre-pay.
  • Hansen-Spear can assist you in making your cemetery arrangements ahead of time to save you money.
  • You can call Hansen-Spear, day or night, and we will arrange for transportation of deceased loved one from anywhere in the United States.
  • Your funds can be transferred without losing anything if you move from this area.
  • Your funds are protected. If our firm ever changes, your trust will still be 100% insured and you cannot lose any money.

Recent Obituaries

  • Mildred Beever:

    Mildred H. Beever, age 94, of Quincy, died on Friday, November 17, 2017 at 2:15 p.m. in Sunset Home. Arrangements are pending.

  • Ada Lee Bowen:

    Ada Lee Bowen, age 93, of Quincy, died peacefully on November 16, 2017 at 6:30 am in her home, surrounded by her family. Ada was born September 19, 1924 in […]

  • Gene Foster:

    Gene L. Foster, of 419 Washington, Apt. #7 and formerly of 3421 Brennan Drive died Tuesday (Nov. 14, 2017) at 4:44 p.m. in his home.. He was born February 8, […]

  • Marjorie M. Scharnhorst:

    Marjorie May Coffman Scharnhorst, age 97, formerly of Quincy, died on Saturday, November 11, 2017, at 5:30 am in Town and Country, Missouri. Marjorie was born April 5, 1920 in […]

  • Norbert G. “Pete” Peters:

    Norbert Gene “Pete” Peters, age 86, of 3628 Biscayne, Quincy, died on Friday, November 10, 2017, at 1:01 pm in the Arbors at Adams Pointe in Quincy. Pete was born […]

  • Estelle “Christine” Peters:

    Estelle “Christine” Peters, age 92 of Quincy and formerly Las Vegas, NV, died on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 1:25 p.m. in Sunset Home. Arrangements are pending.

  • Krista Manard:

    Krista J. Manard, age 54, of Plainville, IL died Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 1:55 am in Blessing Hospital. Krista was born February 14, 1963 in Pittsfield, Illinois, the daughter […]

  • Maurice Stille:

    Maurice Dean “Scrub” Stille, age 81, of Quincy, died Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at 8:10 p.m. at the Illinois Veteran’s Home. Scrub was born November 25, 1935 in Hamel, Illinois, […]

  • Claudelle Altgilbers:

    Claudelle Sue Altgilbers, age 54, of , Quincy,died Friday, November 3, 2017, at 7:15 pm in Blessing Hospital. Claudelle was born May 29, 1963 in St. Mary’s Hospital in Quincy, […]

  • Frank Reed Cornum:

    Frank Reed Cornum of Anaheim, California, formerly of Sanford Colorado, died peacefully Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017 at his home in Anaheim at the age of 94.  He was born June […]

Thank you for taking such great care of our family and the details of the visitation and service.  God bless you!

— K.K.

Hansen-Spear has always had an excellent reputation in Quincy due to the managing of details, from start to finish. They anticipate the families needs before they are asked, which relives the strain of the situation greatly.

— R. H.

Everything was just perfect!   Nothing was left out.  We were so pleased.

— M.M.