Be Sure to Insure with Shurr

About Us

The Shurr Insurance Agency is Valparaiso’s longest running family owned and operated insurance agency. Having been established in 1923 by Vernon Shurr, his legacy carried on in his son, Emerson Shurr, grandson, Larry Shurr, and great-grandson, Jonathan Shurr. Vernon Shurr is one of the region’s pioneers within the insurance industry. Four generations deep, you can say insurance knowledge and expertise runs in the Shurr blood.

Unlike many other insurance agencies, Shurr Insurance work for their clients, not the insurance companies. We strive to find the best insurance package for every customer at the absolute best price. Whether it’s car, home, business, life, health, senior health products, or any other insurance package that you may be seeking, Shurr Insurance will search, shop, and offer the coverage that fits you best. We really think we are the best kept insurance secret in Northwest Indiana.

Our mission is to be the best insurance agency in the world! Since our expectations might be a little high, we will settle for the best insurance agency in Northwest Indiana. We strive to offer the most competitive insurance package at the most competitive price. All while offering the utmost in customer satisfaction and care. We will also review and compare our customers’ insurance policies annually.

If you haven’t given us a try, please give us a call or submit a quote request online. It’s free, harmless, and you might just see how much you can save with the Shurr’s.

Meet the Team

Larry Shurr – Agent

Larry is a walking and talking encyclopedia of insurance knowledge. He has been working in the insurance industry and the Shurr Agency for over 50 years. Larry enjoys traveling, being around the family farm, and spending time with his children and grandchildren.

Jon Shurr – Agent

Jon is a graduate of the Krannert School of Management at Purdue University and has been in the insurance industry with the Shurr Agency since 2010. He enjoys watching sports, including the Bears, Cubbies and Boilermakers, competing in local sports leagues, traveling, and furthering his insurance knowledge.

Megan (Shurr) Runyon – Agent

Megan has been with the Shurr Agency since 2016. Megan enjoys being a mother and designing artwork and crafts.

Charlie Shurr – Door Greeter/Security

Since 2014, Charlie has been welcoming customers and guests through our door with a smile, and sometimes a song. If you’re not quick enough, he may steal your seat. Charlie enjoys ice cream, singing, barking at fellow K9 passerby’s, chasing cats and chipmunks, swimming, and taking long naps.


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