Hansen-Spear Funeral Home – Quincy, Illinois

Why should you pre-arrange 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 Pre-Arrangment form Online
Online Pre-Planning Form

Download our 4 page Pre-Arrangmenet Form
Pre-Planning Form Download

Why you should Plan Ahead with Hansen-Spear

  • You can arrange exactly what type of service that you desire.Pre-plan with Hansen-Spear Funeral Home
  • 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

  • Jim Austin:

    Harvey James “Jim” Austin, Jr., age 82, of Quincy, died Tuesday, October 11, 2016, at 1:35 pm in Good Samaritan Home. Jim was born September 6, 1934 in Hannibal, Missouri, […]

  • Robert Hockman:

    Robert E. “Bob” Hockman, Quincy and formerly of Effingham, Illinois, died Thursday, October 6, 2016 at 10:32 in his home. Bob was born July 8, 1930 in Edgewood, Illinois, the […]

  • Melinda Marie Deeds:

    Melinda Marie Deeds, age 40, of Quincy, died Thursday, October 6, 2016, at 12:01 am in Blessing Hospital. Melinda was born August 19, 1976 in Quincy, Illinois, the daughter of […]

  • Lindell Schwedes:

    Lindell Orville “Jack” Schwedes, age 83, of Quincy, died Wednesday, October 5, 2016, at 11:30 am in his home. Lindell was born May 23, 1933 in Maywood, Missouri, the son […]

  • Richard Jennings:

    Richard Jennings, age 62, of Quincy, died Monday, October 3, 2016, at 2:01 pm in Montebello Heathcare Center, Hamilton, Illinois Richard was born July 30, 1954 in Rockford, Illinois, the […]

  • Teresa A. Hesse:

    Teresa A. Hesse, age 90, of Quincy, died on Monday, October 3, 2016 at 9:24 a.m. in Blessing Hospital. She was born March 12, 1926 in Adams County, Illinois, the […]

  • Paul Denckla:

    Paul D. Denckla, age 65, of Quincy, died Sunday, October 2, 2016, at 8:15 am in his home. Paul was born August 24, 1951 in Denver, Colorado, the son of […]

  • Marjorie Marshall:

    Marjorie Ann Marshall, age 87, of Quincy, died on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 12:14 p.m. in Good Samaritan Home. She was born November 6, 1928 in Hannibal, Missouri, the […]

  • Donna “Squeak” Crawford:

    Donna May “Squeak” Crawford, age 68, of Quincy, died Thursday, September 29, 2016, at 6:35 pm in her home. Squeak was born August 14, 1948 in Walla Walla, Washington, the […]

  • Kenneth Lakey:

    Kenneth M. Lakey, age 100, a Quincy, Illinois resident for more than 90 years, died September 26, 2016 in McKinney, TX, where he had resided since 2014.  Kenneth was born […]

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