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

  • Barbara Campbell:

    Barbara Campbell, age 77 of Quincy, died on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 5:40 p.m. in her home. Services: 10:00 a.m. on Friday, September 22, 2017 at Hansen-Spear Funeral Home. […]

  • Roberta Ruth Weiss:

    Roberta “Ruth” Weiss, age 94, of Ft. Wayne, IN, and formerly of Quincy, died on Saturday, September 16, 2017, at 9:26 a.m. in Lutheran Life Villages in Ft. Wayne, IN. […]

  • Keith Neece:

    Keith B. Neece, age 88, of Quincy, died Thursday, September 14, 2017, at 4:10 am in Blessing Hospital. Keith was born November 18, 1928 in Liberty, Illinois, the son of […]

  • Rita Goerlich:

    Rita Catherine Goerlich, age 88, of Quincy, died on Thursday, September 14, 2017 at 2:36 a.m. in Good Samaritan Home Rita was born December 29, 1928 in Quincy, Illinois, the […]

  • David H. Heidbreder:

    David H. Heidbreder, beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and friend, age 89, of Quincy, died on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 9:20 a.m. in Good Samaritan Home. He was born […]

  • Dan Coulter:

    Thomas Daniel “Dan” Coulter, age 57, of Quincy, died Saturday, September 9, 2017, at 8:21 a.m. in his home. Dan was born January 17, 1960 in Keokuk, Iowa, the son […]

  • John W. French:

    John William French, age 84, of Quincy died on September 8, 2017 at 8:16 p.m. in the Good Samaritan Home. John was born February 6, 1933 in Quincy, the son […]

  • June L. Scott:

    June Leota Scott, age 81, a devoted wife and mother, caring “granny”, and amazing friend and sister, departed this life on Wednesday, September 6, 2017, at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, […]

  • Neil Klingenberg:

    Neil Klingenberg, age 61, of Quincy, died on Monday, September 4, 2017 in his home. Graveside Services: Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. in Oakland Cemetery, Princeton, Illinois with […]

  • Edith A. Casey:

    Edith A. Casey , age 85, of Quincy, died Sunday, September 3, 2017, at 9:00 p.m. in the Wellsville Retirement Center in Wellsville, KS.. Edith was born July 16, 1932 […]

We served champagne at the visitation and the staff was beyond great with this request! Thanks everyone!!!

— K. B.

Just wanted you to know how grateful we are when you advertise the Blood Drives in our community…. Thanks for your generosity

— Adams County Red Cross

Mr. Durante at Hansen-Spear was understanding, knowledgeable and very comfortable to work with when I was planning the prearrangement for my mother. At the time she passed away, Mr. Durante […]

— M. J.