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

  • Joshua “Josh” Marx:

    Joshua Thomas “Josh” Marx, age 28, of Quincy, died Friday, September 23, 2016, at 4:08 am in his home. Josh was born March 9, 1988 in Quincy, Illinois, the son […]

  • Irene L. Bandy:

    Irene L. Bandy, age 85, of Quincy, died Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 9:25 a.m. in Blessing Hospital. Irene was born on August 16, 1931 in Fairmount Township, Illinois, the […]

  • Larry Gabel:

    Larry James Gabel, age 81, of Quincy, died Saturday, September 17, 2016, at 6:00 am in his home. Larry was born April 26, 1935 in Quincy, Illinois, the son of […]

  • Timothy Turner:

    Timothy Allen Turner died peacefully in his home on Sept 13 , 2016 in Quincy, Illinois at the age of 51. He was under the loving care of his sister […]

  • Marjorie Beck:

    Marjorie Beck, age 94, of Quincy, died Monday, September 12, 2016, at 4:27 pm in St. Vincent’s Home. Marjorie was born August 25, 1922 in Quincy, Illinois, the daughter of […]

  • Carlene Althoff:

    Carlene Elizabeth Althoff, age 91, of Barry, Illinois and formerly of Plainville died Monday, September 12, 2016, at 11:45 am in the Barry Community Care Center. Carlene was born February […]

  • Sharon L. Hubbard:

    Sharon L. Hubbard, age 69, of Hull, Illinois, died Wednesday, September 7, 2016, at 10:22 pm in Blessing Hospital. Sharon was born September 24, 1946 in Quincy, Illinois, the daughter […]

  • Patrick Stevenson:

    Patrick J. Stevenson, age 38, of Quincy, died Wednesday, September 7, 2016, at 5:00 am in his home. Patrick was born March 24, 1978 in Quincy, Illinois, the son of […]

  • Loren Gillhouse:

    Loren Ernest Gillhouse, Jr. passed away at St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, MT on September 6, 2016. He was born in Quincy, IL on March 26, 1919. He grew up […]

  • Enid Humphrey:

    Mrs. Enid Humphrey died on September 1, 2016. She was born on September 13, 1920 in Ursa Township, the daughter of Grover and Jennie Daugherty Frazier. From infancy, due to […]

Will went above and beyond his necessary service.

— S. T.

They provided excellent service at a very difficult time for our family.

— L. D.

The situation of death is never easy, but Hansen-Spear provides a comfortable and comforting process for grieving.   Thanks a lot.

— B.B.