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

  • Nellie Irene Miller:

    Nellie “Irene” Miller, age 97, of Quincy, died Monday, November 12, 2018 at 4:55 am at Bickford Cottage. Services: 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 17, 2018 in Hansen-Spear Funeral Home […]

  • Robert James Strode:

    Robert James Strode, age 95, of Hastings, MI and formerly of Quincy, died on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 11:10 p.m. in The Flower House of Nashville, MI. He was […]

  • Richard E. Davis, Jr.:

    Richard Davis Jr., age 56, of Kansas City, KS, died Friday, November 9, 2018, at 12:20 pm in his home. Memorial Services: A memorial service for both Richard and Brent […]

  • H. Lynn Bale:

    H. Lynn Bale, age 56, of Chatham, formerly of Quincy, died Tuesday, November 6, 2018, at 11:00 am in Memorial Medical Center, Springfield, Illinois. Lynn was born September 18, 1962 […]

  • Brandon Stone:

    Brandon Scott Stone, age 32, of Quincy, died on Sunday, November 4, 2018, at 10:49 am in Blessing Hospital. Brandon was born December 4, 1985 in Bryan, Texas, the son […]

  • Melissa Schanz:

    Melissa Schanz, age 53, of Quincy, was called home on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 6:39 pm in her home. Melissa was born March 15, 1965 in Quincy, Illinois, the […]

  • Roxanne “Roxie” Phillips:

    Roxanne M. ‘Roxie’ Phillips, age 77, of Quincy, died peacefully in her home surrounded by family on Wednesday, October 31, 2018. Roxie was born September 26, 1941 in Quincy, Illinois, […]

  • Bon Foote, Sr.:

    Bon T. Foote, Sr., age 89, of Quincy, died Tuesday, October 30, 2018, at 10:35 am in the Illinois Veterans’ Home. Bon was born September 12, 1929 in Macomb, Illinois, […]

  • Rosalie Christine Koch:

    Rosalie Christine Koch, the infant daughter of Randy and Sara Koch, of Quincy, was born sleeping on Thursday, October 25, 2018 in Blessing Hospital. In addition to her parents, Rosalie […]

  • Charles Finley:

    Charles Joseph “Charlie” Finley, age 59, of Quincy, died on Friday, October 26, 2018 at 9:13 a.m. in his home. Charlie was born June 17, 1959 in Ottumwa, Iowa, the […]

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.

My family and I would like to extend a most sincere thank you to Hansen-Spear Funeral Home. It is never easy to say goodbye to someone you love but they […]

— L.W.

I felt we were able to really celebrate her life so nicely with all your help.

— N. & J.A.