Hager Memorial Home - Team


   Serving Dwight


Scott R. Hager
Funeral Director
(815) 584-2666

A native of Dwight, Scott has spent his personal and professional life investing his time and energy into the community that he dearly loves. Scott especially appreciates the history associated with his hometown and the opportunities to raise funds and awareness for community projects benefiting Dwight. Scott received the first B.A. Degree in Mortuary Science in Illinois and is a graduate of Iowa Wesleyan College and Southern Illinois University. He later ran a trade embalming service in Dade County, Florida. Scott's hobbies include stained glass, reading, and playing the organ and he is especially fond of his pet cat. While he has a passion for the real estate industry, Scott readily admits that his real love centers around helping others, serving his community, and representing Hager Memorial Home.



Alex Calvert
Partner/Funeral Director
(309) 828-2415 or (217) 935-3166

Alex, his wife Sue, four children and beloved chocolate lab, Sally, live in rural Heyworth, Illinois. He earned his undergraduate degree from Illinois Wesleyan University and a funeral service degree from Mid-America College of Funeral Services. Alex has been working with Calvert Funeral Homes since 1987. If not running kids from one event to another, Alex enjoys spending free time on the golf course and working on his landscaping. He has always wanted to be a funeral director and especially loves seeing the families he has helped, days or even weeks after their service, to see how wonderful they are healing and to hear their stories.



Steven E. Snyder
Funeral Director
(815) 584-2666

Steven hails from Gibson City, Illinois and has been working in funeral service for the last ten years. He graduated from Worsham College in 2006 and returned to his home town of Gibson City to begin his career. An admittedly avid Indianapolis Colts fan, Steven loves to watch football, which spurs his passion to coach and teach young players. Steven comes from a large family (he has seven brothers and sisters), and those strong family ties have allowed him to appreciate and value the close knit ties that are seen in Dwight. Steven and his wife, Erica have two children (Lauren and Oliver) and a rescued Aussie Chow mix dog named Daisy. A respected father, brother, and funeral director, Steven understands the importance of helping others, which gives him great joy and pleasure.



Nancy Wheeler
Certified Pre-planning Consultant
(815) 584-2666

Nancy grew up in Bourbonnais, but has lived in Herscher for the past 36 years. Nancy is the proud mother of 3 beautiful daughters, and she and her husband Marty enjoy traveling and RV'ing in their limited free time. Licensed through the Illinois Funeral Directors Association as a Certified Pre-Planning Consultant, Nancy's extensive training and experience in this field is constantly evidenced by those that she serves at Hager Memorial Home. She readily admits, "I enjoy working with families, helping them through the funeral planning process, as well as providing them with grief support information during their difficult time." Nancy loves Dwight's "close knit community style", and she's especially appreciative of the care and closeness that each Dwight resident has for each other.



Evan Calvert
Funeral Assistant
(309) 828-2415

Evan represents the third generation of the Calvert name in the funeral industry, following in the footsteps of his grandfather, Larry, and father, Alex. A Carthage College student (where he is a member of Tau Kappa Epsilon) and future Worsham College of Mortuary Science enrollee, Evan’s desire is to further the legacy of his family members and offer the same kind of care and service to the communities in which the Calvert family serves. As Evan readily admits, “I embrace being able to help families in their darkest times in life.” When Evan is not attending to the needs of those aforementioned families or studying, he can be found spending time with his family and friends, his girlfriend Hannah, and his dogs, Sally and George. Evan loves Bloomington-Normal, especially the wide array of good restaurants, amazing golf courses, and the friendly families that comprise these communities. In his limited spare time, Evan enjoys watching baseball, fishing, and golfing; and he dreams of one day playing on the PGA Tour, where he can play all the top courses in the world and ultimately employ his father as his caddy.



Chad Sparks
Public Relations Director
(309) 827-7577

Chad and his wife Cammie live in Bloomington, Illinois with their 2 children. As the ultimate sports fan, Chad loves to root for his favorite teams, including the Chicago Cubs, Fighting Illini, Indianapolis Colts and the Minnesota Timberwolves. If he wasn’t working at Calvert Funeral Homes, Chad’s dream job would be the general manager of the Chicago Cubs. Since 2007, Calvert Funeral Homes has given Chad the opportunity to represent a premier company and build a partnership with the community through marketing and public events. When not working, you can find Chad enjoying sports, movies, reading, traveling or at Bible study.

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