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

  • Cory Herschler:

    Cory Gene Herschler, age 35, of Belleville, IL and formerly of Quincy, died Friday, January 12, 2018, at 8:20 am in St. Elizabeth Hospital in O’Fallon, IL. Cory was born […]

  • Nona Elizabeth Miller:

    Nona Elizabeth Miller, age 93, of Quincy, age 93, Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 6:20 p.m.. in Good Samaritan Home. Memorial Services: 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 22, 2018 at […]

  • Richard A. “Dick” Liebig:

    Richard A. “Dick” Liebig, age 94, Quincy, died Friday, January 12, 2018, at 3:45 a.m. in Good Samaritan Home. Dick was born on September 2, 1923 in Quincy, the son […]

  • Virginia “Ginny” Ward:

    Virginia “Ginie” Rose Ward, age 78, of Quincy, died Thursday, January 11, 2018, at 12:42 pm in Sunset Home. Virginia was born September 3, 1939 in Quincy, Illinois, the daughter […]

  • James “Jim” Cahill:

    James C. “Jim” Cahill, age 85, of Quincy, died on Monday, January 8, 2018, at 8:35 am in Blessing Hospital.   Arrangements are pending…

  • Robert F. Clark:

    Robert F. Clark, age 82, passed away January 6, 2018 at the Illinois Veteran’s Home in Quincy, Illinois.  He was born on August 8th, 1935 in Warsaw, Illinois to Claude […]

  • Marjorie Robinson:

    Marjorie Robinson, age 89, of Quincy, died on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at 12:55 am in Sunset Home, surrounded by her family. Marjorie was born December 25, 1928 in Texas […]

  • Arthur Tucker:

    Arthur R. Tucker, age 58, of Quincy, died Thursday, January 4, 2018, at 4:23 am in Blessing Hospital. Arthur was born December 15, 1959 in Peoria, Illinois, the son of […]

  • Roger Finnamore:

    Roger Allen Finnamore, age 73, of Quincy died Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at Blessing Hospital. Roger was born July 4, 1944 in Polegate, England, the son of Charles Allen and […]

  • Eileen B. Clair:

    Eileen B. Clair , age 94, of Quincy, died on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at 1:55 pm in Good Samaritan Home. Eileen was born August 25, 1923 in Paloma, Illinois, […]

Jeff and Will Spear were wonderful. Very caring and compassionate.

— W.G.

You have seen us at our worst.  Words cannot describe how grateful we are to you for everything you’ve done for us and our beautiful children who’ve passed.  From the […]

— M. & A.

The staff was very helpful concerning the service.  Will helped me immensely in planning the service.

— S. I.