Insurance Agency, Inc.

​The LaRue Insurance Agency was formed in 1972 in the home of Donald R. And Frances M. Bush LaRue at Rensselaer, Missouri. The first company written with was Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance. Ten years later Donald began writing property and casualty insurance for Ralls County Mutual Insurance, Cameron Mutual, and Planters Mutual Hail. 

While the growth of the agency was increasing, Donald continued teaching Vocational Agriculture at the Monroe City R-1 public schools. He retired in 1991 after over 30 years of teaching in Missouri with 27 years being in the Monroe City school system.

Donald continued writing insurance from his home office in Rensselaer until 1990 when the LaRue Insurance Agency established its office at 216 North Main Street in Monroe City, Missouri. On June 1, 1994 the business was incorporated with Donald R. LaRue serving as the company’s president, and Frances holding the position of secretary.

In 1994 Carrie LaRue Cooper joined the agency as broker / agent and became manager of the company. Also in 1994, Greg and Carrie Cooper became part owners of the LaRue Insurance Agency, Inc. In 1994, LaRue Insurance became an Independent Agency. Carrie holds licenses in both Missouri and Illinois.

In 1999 Bethany Wagner Garner, formerly of Palmyra, Missouri, became an agent for LaRue Insurance specializing in health, as well as writing property, casualty, and life.

LaRue Insurance Agency, Inc. is a firm of proven professionals, who care and are conscientious people, the kind of people you can depend on. It is our commitment to maintain a high standard of excellence in all we do and to establish a firm relationship of trust and service to each of our clients. The LaRue Insurance Agency now provides service and insurance in the areas of farm, home, auto, crop-hail, crop-MPCI, boat, motorcycle, workers compensation, renters, flood, church, life, health, long term care, Medicare supplement, RV, and all lines of business products. 

LaRue Insurance Agency, Inc. appreciates the opportunity to serve the statewide area and will continue to provide top quality caring and service.