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

  • William Douglas Williams:

    William Douglas Williams, age 54, of Quincy, died Tuesday, February 14, 2017, at 8:11 am in his home. William was born September 1, 1962 in Quincy, Illinois, the son of […]

  • Barbara Sparks:

    Barbara J. “B.J.” Sparks, age 81, of Quincy died on Monday, February 13, 2017, at 11:41 am in her home. Barb was born February 8, 1936 in Windam, Kansas, the […]

  • Maxine V. Wilhoit:

    Maxine V. Wilhoit, age 90, of 2130 Harrison, Quincy, died on Sunday, February 12, 2017 at 10:45 am in Good Samaritan Home. She was born on July 5, 1926 in […]

  • Ronald E. “Ronnie” Smith:

    Ronald Eugene “Ronnie” or “Smitty” Smith, age 56, of Quincy, died Saturday, February 11, 2017, in his home. Ronnie was born August 17, 1960 in Quincy, Illinois, the son of […]

  • Joyce Oakley:

    Joyce Oakley, age 72, of Quincy, died Saturday, February 11, 2017, at 4:45 am in Sycamore Health Care Center. Joyce was born January 12, 1945 in Quincy, Illinois, the daughter […]

  • Suzanne “Sue” Miller:

    Suzanne “Sue” Miller, age 78, of 2130 Harrison Street, Quincy, died Friday, February 10, 2017 at 1:20 am in Good Samaritan Home. Suzanne was born July 17, 1938 in Medill, […]

  • Clarence Deters:

    Clarence (Clareny) Deters, 77, of 31099 280th Street, LaGrange, MO, passed away February 9, 2017 in Blessing Hospital. He was born October 16, 1939 in Quincy, IL to Leo and […]

  • Robert L. “Boomer” Hadsell:

    Robert L. “Boomer” Hadsell Sr., age 78, of Quincy, died on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at 6:30 am in Columbia, Missouri. Robert was born January 27, 1939 in Quincy, Illinois, […]

  • Faye Treuthart:

    Faye Treuthart, age 91, of Quincy, died on Monday, February 6, 2017 at 7:05 a.m. in Barnes Jewish. Service: 11:00 a.m. Friday, February 10, 2017 at Hansen-Spear Funeral Home with […]

  • Norma Dietrich:

    Norma Jean Dietrich, age 88, of Fort Myers, FL and formerly of Quincy, died on Friday, January 27, 2017 in Ft. Meyers, FL. She was born March 13, 1928 in […]

Thanks for all you did to make my dad’s funeral as special as it was.  You did a great job and we appreciate all you did!

— P.E.

I have never had to make funeral arrangements before, they helped us with kindness, professionalism and dignity.

— S. S.

All was extremely professional.  From beginning to end we were treated with much respect.

— R. M.