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

  • Ronald S. Preston:

    Ronald S. Preston, age 80, of Quincy, died on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 7:34 pm in Sunset Home. Ronald is survived by four children, Rhonda Sue (Randy) Pratt of […]

  • Thomas L. Kibler:

    Thomas L. Kibler, age 80, of Quincy, died Wednesday, September 19, 2018, at 10:03 a.m. in his home. Thomas was born July 20, 1938 in Barry, Illinois the son of […]

  • Rev. Michael Edward Faulkner:

    Rev. Michael Edward Faulkner , age 65, of Quincy, died on Sunday, September 16, 2018 in his home. Mike was born August 27, 1953 in Granite City, IL, the son […]

  • Richard Hawkins:

    Richard E. “Rick” Hawkins , age 58, of Quincy, died Thursday, September 13, 2018, at 2:37 am in Barnes Jewish Hospital. Rick was born July 1, 1960 in Hannibal, Missouri, […]

  • Phillip A. Peters:

    Phillip A. Peters, age 57, of Quincy, joined the angels in Heaven on Wednesday, September 12, 2018, at 10:02 p.m. Phillip was born July 16, 1961 in Quincy, Illinois, the […]

  • Dr. Diana Franklin:

    Dr. Diana Franklin, age 62, of Quincy, died on Tuesday, September 11, 2018, at 1:14 am in Barnes Jewish Hospital. Diana was born February 2, 1956 in Moline, Illinois, the […]

  • Paul Anthony Reagan:

    Paul Anthony Reagan, age 52, of Quincy, passed away Sunday, September 9, 2018 in his home. Paul was born June 12, 1966 in Quincy, Illinois, the son of Eugene J. […]

  • Donna Jean Bowen:

    Donna Jean Bowen, age 86, of Quincy died peacefully on September 9, 2018 at 3:15 am in her home. Born November 16, 1931 in Quincy, Donna was the daughter of […]

  • Donald “Don” Robertson:

    Donald James “Don” Robertson, age 91, of Quincy, died on Saturday, September 8, 2018 at 5:12 pm in Blessing Hospital. Donald was born December 27, 1926 in Fowler, Illinois, a […]

  • Betty Ann Robinson:

    Betty Ann Robinson, age 99, of Quincy, died on September 7, 2018 at 7:55 am in her home. Betty Ann was born November 24, 1918 in Quincy, Illinois, the daughter […]

I felt relived from any stress related to the presentation of the room and my father. Hansen-Spear presented everything (flowers, pictures, awards, etc.) with excellent taste…They were amazing.

— K. T.

Dear William & Hansen Spear – Thank you so much for starting the “GIVE BACK” community initiative.  We are grateful to receive the recognition and monetary award associated there-with.

— J. O.

Hansen-Spear treated me with the same gentleness they would for family. It was a comfort to use a home that has served this town and our family for generations. Jeff, […]

— C. S.