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

  • Wilmer C. Holzgrafe:

    Wilmer C. Holzgrafe, Quincy, died Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at 3:40 pm in Good Samaritan Home. Wilmer was born November 8, 1922 in Durham, Missouri, the son of Edwin and […]

  • Carol Sue “Susie” Kaessen:

    Carol Sue “Susie” Kaessen, age 80, of Quincy, died Sunday, April 16, 2017 at 4:45 p.m. in her home. Susie was born November 13, 1936 in Quincy, Illinois, the daughter […]

  • Evelyn M. Higdon:

    Evelyn M. Higdon, age 95, of Quincy, died Tuesday, April 11, 2017, at 8:05 a.m. in Good Samaritan Home. Evelyn was born July 10, 1921 in Perry, Illinois, the daughter […]

  • Lisa Bower Martinez:

    Lisa Bower Martínez, 56, of Hannibal, went to be with Jesus on April 6, 2017. Funeral service will be at 11:00 AM, Friday April 14, 2017 at the First Presbyterian […]

  • Paul A. Wielage:

    Paul A. Wielage, age 85, of Melbourne, Florida, formerly of Quincy, passed away on April 4, 2017 at Holmes Regional Hospital in Melbourne, Florida. Paul was born January 29, 1932, […]

  • Josephine Schroder:

    Josephine A. “Sue” Schroder, age 66, of 1533 Boy Scout Road, Quincy, died Monday, April 3, 2017, at 10:59 pm in Blessing Hospital. Sue was born October 1, 1950 in […]

  • Dorothy Warning:

    Dorothy Warning, age 91, of La Grange, MO, passed away on Monday, April 3, 2017, at 5:30 pm at Adams Pointe in Quincy. Dorothy was born July 13, 1925 in […]

  • Harvey “Hank” Bergman:

    Harvey D. “Hank” Bergman, age 91, of Pittsfield, Illinois died on Friday, March 31, 2017 at 4:15 am in the Liberty Village of Pittsfield, Illinois. Harvey was born August 4, […]

  • Ruby Turnbaugh:

    Ruby E. Turnbaugh, age 82, of Quincy, died Thursday, March 30, 2017, at 12:15 am in her daughter’s home. Ruby was born September 5, 1934 in Chicago, IL, the daughter […]

  • John H. Dunmire:

    John H. Dunmire, age 30, of Quincy, died Wednesday, March 29, 2017, at 8:20 am in his home. John was born February 22, 1987 in Quincy, Illinois, the son of […]

Your gift of planting a tree is such a wonderful idea!  I am so grateful and so is the rest of the family!

— L.E.

We had never planned a funeral before. The Spears and their staff made it completely comfortable and quite easy for our family to arrange a funeral to honor my husband. […]

— S.B.

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.