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 Farmers Mutual Insurance Association of Guthrie County and has been 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.
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), Adair-Casey Alumni Association, Casey Service Club, Casey Historical Society, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, United Methodist Church in Casey, Guthrie County Hospital Foundation, Guthrie County Youth Foundation, West Central Development Association, and the White Pole Road Association.
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 two grandsons, Bryce and Brock Littler, two granddaughters, Becca Lyn Littler and Lauryn Troster, and two step-sons, Brett and Bryan Cushman.
Robert Kreimeyer is an experienced insurance agent and a veteran of the business since 1981. As such, he is licensed in Personal Lines (which includes personal auto & homeowners insurance), Commercial Lines, and Life & Annuities and Health insurance.
Robert served on the Adair-Casey school district's board of directors from 1995 until 2009 and served as that body's president for 10 of those years. He continues to serve on the Adair-Casey Community School Improvement Committee and on the board of the Guthrie County Community Foundation, an organization that awards grants from Iowa’s gambling proceeds to projects that are developed through various non-profit organizations in Guthrie County. Formerly, he also held a position as the Cub Scout Master for the local troop for a period of eight years.
Robert has been a resident of the Adair-Casey area since 1979. His immediate family includes his wife, with whom he has two sons.
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 four granddaughters and two grandsons.
Betty Jane Elgin
Betty Jane serves as our office manager at the Casey, IA office. She is married and mother of a grown daughter and son, and enjoys life on the family farm.
Bret Wedemeyer is the latest agent to join the ranks of the Insurance Store. 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. He graduated from Adair-Casey High School in 2001, then from Iowa State University in 2005. 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 is our latest addition to the Insurance Store family. She 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.