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

  • Wendell Earven “Sonny” Preston:

    Wendell Earven “Sonny” Preston, age 76, of Quincy, died Friday, March 24, 2017, at 10:33 am in Blessing Hospital. Wendell was born September 22, 1940 in Quincy, Illinois, a son […]

  • Ricky H. Shaul:

    Ricky H. Shaul, age 63, of Quincy, died Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at 2:20 pm in his home. Ricky was born May 5, 1953 in Quincy, Illinois, the son of […]

  • Bob Oenning:

    Bobby Ray “Bob” Oenning, age 68, of Ursa, died Sunday, March 19, 2017, at 4:30 am in his home. Bob was born May 15, 1948 in Quincy, Illinois, the son […]

  • Marilyn L. Shriver:

    Marilyn L. Shriver, 84, of Ursa IL passed from this earth Friday, March 17, in Blessing Hospital, Quincy. Mrs. Shriver was born August 11, 1932, a daughter of Henry & […]

  • Roger K. Boone:

    Roger K. Boone, age 78, of 255 E. 1945th Place, Plainville, IL died Thursday, March 16, 2017, at 10:45 am in his home. Roger was born March 27, 1938 in […]

  • Jennifer L. Kane:

    Jennifer L. Kane, age 40, of Quincy, died Tuesday, March 14, 2017, at 4:05 pm in Good Samaritan Home. Jennifer was born December 16, 1976 in Ottumwa, Iowa, the daughter […]

  • William Adrain “Bill” Van Os, Sr.:

    William Adrain “Bill” Van Os, Sr., age 86, of Quincy, died Thursday, March 9, 2017, at 5:40 pm in his home. Bill was born September 27, 1930 in Knox City, […]

  • Alice Walden:

    Alice D. Walden, formerly of 2319 Adams, Quincy, passed away at Peace Haven care facility in Saint Louis, Mo., on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. Alice Davie was born on November […]

  • Joan E. Davis:

    Joan E. Davis, age 86, of Liberty, Illinois died Thursday, March 9, 2017, at 4:00 am in her home. Joan was born January 12, 1931 in Quincy, Illinois, the daughter […]

  • Charles F. Ely:

    Charles F. Ely, age 83, of Quincy, died Wednesday, March 8, 2017, at 4:25 am in his home. Charles was born May 26, 1933 in Stoutsville, Missouri, the son of […]

Our mothers memorial service and burial were beautifully handled. Our family is very grateful to Brian for his professionalism and helpfulness.

— L. A.

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— R. N.

Thank you for taking such great care of our family and the details of the visitation and service.  God bless you!

— K.K.