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

  • Marilyn Miller:

    Marilyn F. Miller, 83, of Quincy passed away on Saturday, April 30, 2016 at 1:25 p.m., peacefully at her home surrounded by her children. She was born May 16, 1932 […]

  • Keith Edwin Huff:

    Keith Edwin Huff, 84, of Decatur, passed away peacefully at his home Saturday, April 23, 2016, with his family by his side. Keith was born Jan. 18, 1932, in Decatur, […]

  • David R. Ritchey:

    David Russell Ritchey, age 65, of Quincy, IL passed away at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, IL on April 26, after a long and courageous battle against Melanoma cancer. He was […]

  • Wilma Giroux:

    Wilma Giroux , age 91, of Quincy, died Saturday, April 23, 2016, at 3:00 am in her home. Wilma was born December 8, 1924 in Barry, Illinois, the daughter of […]

  • Richard Hart:

    Richard Lowell Hart, age 77, formerly of Macomb, died in his home surrounded by his family at 6:05 p.m. on April 22, 2016 in Lake Saint Louis, Missouri. Richard was […]

  • Steven Michael Sherman:

    Steven Michael Sherman, age 64, of 917 Adams, Quincy, died Wednesday, April 20, 2016, at 1:22 am in Barnes Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri. Steven was born September 20, 1951 […]

  • Rita Brandhorst:

    Rita Jane Brandhorst was born in Sioux City, IA on June 26, 1953, the daughter of Jean and August Bergquist. Her life ended abruptly due to cardiac arrest after several […]

  • Patty K. Wymer:

    Patty K. Wymer, age 84, of Quincy, died Saturday, April 16, 2016, at 5:05 a.m. in Timber Point Health Care Center. Patty was born September 8, 1931 in Buffalo, New […]

  • Carolyn Morrison:

    Carolyn Sue Morrison, age 63, of 1192 Bainbridge, Barry, IL died Thursday, April 14, 2016, at 11:35 am in her home. Carolyn was born May 5, 1952 in Louisiana, Missouri, […]

  • Mary Ann Baxter:

    Mary Ann Holford Baxter, age 89, of Waukegan, IL and formerly of Quincy, died Thursday, April 14, 2016, at 4:38 a.m. in her daughter’s home in Waukesha, WI. Mary Ann […]

Thank you for your wonderful service you provided with the loss of our son.  We can’t fully express how much your support and help was appreciated.

— A.B.

My dad lived a good life and you helped us with the ending process in a very special way.

— B.L.

I want you to know that all of my expectations were met, and then some.

— W.R.P.