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

  • Raola Smith:

    Raola Elaine Smith, age 85 of Quincy, died on Sunday, February 17, 2019 at 10:44 a.m. in her home. Arrangements are pending. Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors are in charge of arrangements.

  • Barbara Case:

    Barbara Rae Case, age 77, of Quincy and formerly of Port Huron, MI, died on Sunday, February 17, 2019, at 5:12 a.m. in Blessing Hospital. Barbara was born October 8, […]

  • Martha McCrory:

    Martha McCrory, age 98, of Quincy, died on Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 12:08 p.m. in St. Vincent’s Home. Arrangement are pending. www.hansenspear.com Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors are in charge of […]

  • Raymond “Dale” Ellerbrock:

    Raymond “Dale” Ellerbrock , age 79, of Quincy, died Sunday, February 10, 2019, at 8:20 am in Blessing Hospital. Dale was born November 26, 1939 in Quincy, Illinois, the son […]

  • Randall D. Black:

    Randall D. Black, age 80, of Quincy, died Friday, February 8, 2019, at 7:11 pm in Blessing Hospital. Randall was born April 14, 1938 in Marcelline, Illinois, the son of […]

  • Donald E. Green:

    Donald E. “Don” Green, age 97, of Quincy, passed away on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 5:40 p.m. in the Illinois Veterans Home. Don was born September 15, 1921 in […]

  • Bernice Walz Wagner:

    Bernice “Bee” Walz Wagner, age 91, of Quincy, died on Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 9:12 am in the Illinois Veterans Home. Bernice was born November 29, 1927 in Quincy, […]

  • Margaret Miller:

    Margaret Ann “Peggy” Miller, age 87, of Quincy, died Wednesday, January 30, 2019, at 12:42 pm, in her home. Margaret was born March 26, 1931 in South Bend, Indiana, the […]

  • John F. Meyer:

    John F. Meyer, 81, passed away peacefully on January 26, surrounded by family and loved ones at Blessing Hospital. Born in Aberdeen, South Dakota, John was the oldest son of […]

  • Patrick Penrose:

    Patrick Lee Penrose , age 65 , of Macomb, IL, formerly of Quincy, died Sunday, December 2, 2018, at 7:47 pm in St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, IL. Patrick was […]

Thank you for caring and all compassion extended to me, my sister and brother during my mom’s funeral…It is such a beautiful memorial that you give through the planting of an oak […]

— A. K.

No-one else could have possibly done this as well as Hansen-Spear.

— L.S.

I just wanted to thank you for the wonderful services you and your organization provided for our family, in the passing of my mother. She looked beautiful in her resting […]

— G.O.