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

  • Eileen T. Beever:

    Eileen T. Beever, age 65, of Quincy, died Sunday, July 24, 2016, at 4:21 am in Rushville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Eileen was born August 16, 1950 in Council Bluffs, […]

  • Norma Hackamack:

    Norma Mary Hackamack, age 84, of Quincy and formerly of Jefferson City, MO, died Thursday, July 21, 2016, at 10:40 pm in Bickford Cottage. Norma was born April 19, 1932 […]

  • Jody Denum:

    Jody Denum, age 56, of, Quincy, died Wednesday, July 20, 2016, at 3:50 am in his home. Jody was born January 12, 1960 in Quincy, Illinois, the son of Bill […]

  • Wesley F. Herman:

    Wesley F. Herman, age 83, of Quincy, died Monday, July 18, 2016, at 9:20 am in his home. Wesley was born June 15, 1933 in Quincy, Illinois, the son of […]

  • Lorraine “Lori” Robertson:

    Lorraine “Lori” Robertson, age 91, of Quincy, died Sunday, July 17, 2016 at 12:30 p.m. in her home Lorraine was born October 18, 1924 in Fairbury, Illinois, the daughter of Albert […]

  • Dennis Sagarsee:

    Dennis Sagarsee, age 64, of Quincy, died Friday, July 15, 2016, at 3:35 pm in Blessing Hospital. Dennis was born August 20, 1951 in Wabash, Indiana, the son of Clarence […]

  • Kimberly Smith:

    Kimberly Sue Smith, age 39, of Quincy, died Saturday, July 9, 2016, at 8:10 pm in her home. Kimberly was born May 7, 1977 in Quincy, Illinois, the daughter of […]

  • Lester Althoff:

    Lester John Althoff , age 93, of Quincy, died on Sunday, July 10, 2016 at 12:10 a.m. in the Illinois Veterans’ Home. He was born January 28, 1923 in Adams […]

  • Joan B. Albsmeyer:

    Joan K. Albsmeyer, age 85, of Payson, died Saturday, July 9, 2016, at 4:44 pm in Blessing Hospital. Joan was born October 9, 1930 in Hannibal, Missouri, the daughter of […]

  • Mildred P. Bock:

    Mildred P. Bock, age 76, of Quincy, died on Thursday, July 7, 2016 at 8:00 a.m. in her home. Mildred was born February 19, 1940 in Quincy, Illinois, the daughter […]

Everyone felt you did a wonderful job in everything you did to make my husband look natural and were wonderful to our family.

— D.K.

Hansen-Spear is the best. I would recommend them to anyone I know.

— T. Z.

The service arranged at the gravesite was awesome since it was all the way to Rockton. Jeff and Theresa Spear drove Grandpa up personally and that meant a great deal […]

— G.A.