Forrest Schnobrich

Forrest (Brick) Schnobrich, Owner of The Insurance Store Ltd.

Forrest Schnobrich graduated from Adair-Casey Community High School in 1961, graduating from North West Missouri State University 4 years later. In 1972 he received his Masters degree from Truman State University. He has previously spent time as a teacher and coach at Atlantic, North English, and West Union schools as well as 2 years in the U.S. Army, one of those overseas in Vietnam.

His insurance background started in 1973 when he began the first of 8 years with Mertes Insurance. Since 1981, Forrest has owned and operated the Insurance Store Ltd. He is licensed in all lines of insurance and has been on 3 advisory boards with companies he does business with. He is currently a director with Heart of Iowa Mutual and was previously a director with Farmers Mutual Insurance Association of Guthrie County since 1982. He has also been involved in many capacities with the Independent Insurance Agents of Iowa Association and served as their president in 2005. He recently received the highest award given by the association - Agent of the Year.

Forrest has always been extensively involved in community service in the surrounding communities of Adair, Casey, and Menlo. He has been involved with, and in most cases continues to be an active member of many community groups, including the Adair Lions, Adair Chamber of Commerce, Adair Development Club (Now called RIADA), Casey Service Club, Casey Historical Society, United Methodist Church in Casey, Guthrie County Hospital Foundation, Guthrie County Youth Foundation, Midwest Partnership, and is a director on the Iowa Gold Star museum board. He also served as a past Mayor of Casey, IA for 22 years.

Forrest’s family includes his wife, Carol Ann and two daughters: Amy Littler, wife of Bill Littler, and Tracy Troster, wife of Kelly Troster. He also has four grandsons, Bryce and Brock Littler and Tate and Trey Troster, two granddaughters, Becca Lyn Littler and Lauryn Troster, and two step-sons, Brett and Bryan Cushman.

Judy Gettler

Judy Gettler has been an employee of the Insurance Store Ltd. since 1997 as our office manager and a licensed agent. Judy is licensed in Personal Lines (Property and Casualty) coverage.

She is the mother of three daughters and has five granddaughters and three grandsons.

 

 

 

Betty Elgin

Betty serves as our office manager at the Casey, IA office and is licensed in personal lines. She is married and mother of a grown daughter and son. She enjoys life on the family farm and spending time with her two grandchildren.

 

 

 

 

 

Bret Wedemeyer

Bret is licensed in Home, Auto, Commercial, Crop, Life, Health, and Securities/Investments. Bret was born and raised on his family’s farm near Casey. Bret is a very active member of our community and currently serves as Treasurer for the Casey Service Club and is a board member of the Casey Historical Society. In his spare time Bret enjoys working on the family farm, and spending time in the outdoors with his friends and family.

 

 

Jodie Walhovd

Jodie is our Customer Service Representative in the Adair office. She’s a licensed personal lines agent. Jodie is married and has 3 children, two boys and a girl, and 1 grandson.

 

 

 

 

 

Chanel Edwards

Chanel is the latest agent to join the ranks of The Insurance Store. She joined our team in September of 2017 and is licensed in crop and personal lines insurance. She primarily is in our Adair office. She graduated from Adair-Casey High School in 2010 and then from IWCC in 2012 with an Associated Degree in Ag Business. Chanel is married and has one son.

 

 

Donnie Drennan

Donnie Drennan graduated from Corning High School in 1972. He started his insurance career in March of 1982. With the exception of a brief stint selling feed, he has been in the business ever since.

He currently owns and operates Drennan Insurance LLC in Atlantic Iowa. He specializes in Life, Health and Annuities. He is licensed to sell Long Term Care insurance and Crop insurance.

Donnie has been associated with The Insurance Store for many years. Most recently helping The Insurance Store clients with their Health insurance needs.

Donnie earned the Professional Designation of Life Underwriters Training Fellow (LUTCF) in 1984. Similar to a two-year degree in life and health insurance.

Donnie and his wife Arlene have been very active in the Jaycees. Both of them earning National and State recognition of JCI Senator, Patsy Dunham Award and Iowa Jaycee Family of the Year for 1981.

Both Donnie and Arlene are very active in their church where Donnie has been heading up the Audio Video Ministry of the church for the past 20+ years.

Donnie is also very active in the Masonic Lodge receiving the T.S.Parvin Award in 2017 (Mason of the Year for the state of Iowa).

Donnie is a big supporter of shop local and is active with the Atlantic Community Chamber of Commerce.

Donnie enjoys golf, fishing and turkey hunting in his spare time.

Donnie and Arlene have two children: Jake and wife Emily live in Cedar Falls, IA and have a daughter and a son. Angie and Matt live in Racine Wisconsin with two boys. The grandchildren are his pride and joy!