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 L. “Billy” Graham:

    William L. “Billy” Graham, age 75, of Hannibal, Missouri died Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at 9:36 pm in Hannibal Regional Hospital. Billy was born November 30, 1940 in Augusta, Illinois, […]

  • Thomas M. “Tom” Lane:

    Thomas M. “Tom” Lane, age 57, of Quincy, died August 22, 2016 in his home surrounded by his family. Our hero fought a valiant battle after being diagnosed with stomach […]

  • Dr. Leonard Grayson:

    Dr, Leonard D. Grayson, age 95, of Quincy, died Sunday, August 21, 2016, at 11:06 am in his home. Dr. Grayson was born August 20, 1921 in Brooklyn, New York, […]

  • Terril Eugene “Terry” Cook:

    Terril Eugene “Terry” Cook, age 88, of Quincy, died Sunday, August 21, 2016, at 8:15 am in his home. Terry was born July 31, 1928 in New Hartford, Illinois, the […]

  • Agnes Lahl:

    Agnes D. “Aggie” Lahl, age 91, formerly of Quincy died Friday, August 19, 2016 at 1:57 pm in Rosewood Care Center, Alton, Illinois. She was born July 6, 1925 in […]

  • Esther Barkley:

    Esther May Barkley, 90, died August 19, 2016, at Quincy, Illinois. She was born October 30, 1925, on the family farm near Golden, Illinois, a daughter of Dick J. and […]

  • Linda Kay Flaugher:

    Linda Kay Flaugher, age 52, of Climax Springs, MO, died Friday, August 19, 2016, at 1:14 pm in Blessing Hospital. Linda was born February 10, 1964 in Quincy, Illinois, the […]

  • Martin Carrell:

    Martin T. Carrell, age 52, of Quincy, died Thursday, August 18, 2016, at 12:52 pm in Blessing Hospital. Martin was born in Dallas, TX, the son of Ronnie Lloyd and […]

  • Virginia DeMoss:

    Virginia Beth Sperry DeMoss, age 95, of Quincy, formerly of Bowen, died on Thursday, August 18, 2016 at 4:22 a.m. in Good Samaritan Home of Quincy. She was born February […]

  • Wilbert “Web” Allen:

    Wilbert K. “Web” Allen , age 89, of Quincy, died Monday, August 15, 2016, at 4:35 pm in his home. Web was born August 26, 1926 in Adams County, IL […]

Hansen-Spear treated me with the same gentleness they would for family. It was a comfort to use a home that has served this town and our family for generations. Jeff, […]

— C. S.

The situation of death is never easy, but Hansen-Spear provides a comfortable and comforting process for grieving.   Thanks a lot.

— B.B.

Just wanted you to know how grateful we are when you advertise the Blood Drives in our community…. Thanks for your generosity

— Adams County Red Cross