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

  • John D. Putnam:

    John David Putnam, age 75, formerly of Maywood, MO, died on Monday, November 23, 2015 […]

  • Alice B. Martin:

    Alice B. Martin, 90, 418 Washington, Quincy, died Monday, November 23, 2015, at 1:40 a.m. […]

  • Norma Baird:

    Norma G. Baird, age 87, formerly of 2301 State St., Quincy, died Friday, November 20, […]

  • David Hallow:

    David Hallow, age 66, of Camp Point, IL, died Sunday, November 15, 2015 at 11:40 […]

  • Rita K. Cook:

    Rita Kathman Cook, age 95, of 2024 State St., died on Monday, November 16, 2015 […]

  • Barbara B. Bornman:

    Barbara B. Bornman , age 74, of Quincy, died Thursday, November 12, 2015, at 10:30 […]

  • Patricia A. Freiburg:

    Patricia A. Freiburg, age 90, of Quincy, died Wednesday, November 11, 2015 at 2:50 pm […]

  • Betty L. Crim:

    Betty L. Crim, age 86, of Plainville, Illinois, died on Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at […]

  • Jacquelynn Eversden:

    Jacquelynn “Jacquie” Rose Wellmann Eversden, 90, of 322 S. 10th died Sunday, November 8, 2015 […]

  • Vernon Heaton:

    Vernon R. Heaton, the fifth of twelve children, was born May 8, 1918 to Ross […]

I am grateful to you all for your sincere kindness and help in my time […]

— L.E.

We had never planned a funeral before. The Spears and their staff made it completely […]

— S.B.

The people there were wonderful!!! They bent over backwards to please – and that they […]

— C.L.