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

  • Peggy Baldwin:

    Peggy Ann Baldwin, age 81, of Quincy, died Saturday, March 16, 2019, at 5:15 pm in St. Vincent’s Home. Peggy was born December 13, 1937 in Keokuk, Iowa, the daughter […]

  • Geneva Powers:

    Geneva Melvena Nall Bridgman Powers, age 96, of Jefferson City, Mo, died Friday, March 15, 2019, at 3:06 pm in Capital Region Medical Center in Jefferson City, MO. Geneva was […]

  • Joseph Thomas Drott:

    Joseph Thomas Drott (Papa Joe), age 72, of 2100 Jackson Street, Quincy, Illinois passed away suddenly on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 9:58 am at Blessing Hospital. Papa Joe was […]

  • Alberta Beucke:

    Alberta Beucke, age 93, formerly of 1501 South 15th, Quincy, Illinois passed away on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 4:25 am in Good Samaritan Home. Alberta was born October 28, […]

  • Ruby Thomas:

    Ruby P. Thomas, age 93, of Quincy, died Wednesday, March 6, 2019, at 7:43 p.m. in her home, surrounded by her loving family. Ruby was born March 20, 1925 in […]

  • Donna LuAnne Leach:

    Donna LuAnne Leach, age 59, of Quincy, died on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 in her home, surrounded by her family. Donna was born May 22, 1959 in Burlington, Iowa, the […]

  • Twila “Tie” Richmiller Schultheis:

    Twila May “Tie” Richmiller Schultheis, age 89, of Quincy, died Monday, March 4, 2019, at 12:34 p.m. in Good Samaritan Home. Twila was born February 9, 1930 in Alexandria, Missouri, […]

  • Beverly Wittmer:

    Beverly L. Wittmer, age 87, of Quincy, died Friday, March 1, 2019, at 9:25 p.m. in Blessing Hospital. Beverly was born July 10, 1931 in Camp Point, Illinois, a daughter […]

  • Francise Charlene Krabbe:

    Francise “Charlene” Krabbe, age 90, of Kenosha, WI and formerly of Quincy, IL died on Friday, March 1, 2019 in Kenosha, WI. Charlene Krabbe was born in Quincy, Illinois on […]

  • Leon J. Wiley:

    Leon J. Wiley, age 84, of Fowler, died Friday, March 1, 2019, at 8:05 am in Good Samaritan Home. Leon was born November 1, 1934 in Quincy, Illinois, a son […]

Will did and excellent job of following the pre-arrangement and the little addition we wished to add.  We were very thankful for all of his help.

— S. T.

Thank you for your help and concern.  I’ll never forget sharing the passing with our dog.  The information brochures were a very real help.  Thank you for the memorial ree planting.  So […]

— R. N.

Thank you for your wonderful service you provided with the loss of our son.  We can’t fully express how much your support and help was appreciated.

— A.B.