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John Shankool

1200 W. Jenny St.
Bay City, MI 48706-2954

Two blocks west of Euclid & north side of the road. Corner of Woodbridge

You might think insuring your auto, home, life or health is not fun; let us help. A local business that is interested in building a relationship with you, by insuring what is important to you, with honesty, care, and keeping your interest in mind. 

John was given a wonderful opportunity to be part of the State Farm team in 1992 at the regional office of Marshall Michigan as an Underwriter. He moved on to handle auto and fire claims in the Detroit Metropolitan area.  His last stop has been in Bay City Michigan as an agent helping customers protect their assets and lives since June of 2000. 

If you’re looking for reliable, honest and caring insurance office than look no further than John Shankool State Farm and his team members of Ruth and Lori.  They know the gambit of insurance from auto coverage to personal article insurance and everything in between.  Their experience spans the array of life, health, renters, home, condo, manufactured home insurance and beyond. 

John and his wife have raised three kids in Essexville.  John’s hobbies include running trails, doing triathlons and working in his yard.  He’s a Western Michigan University graduate. Bay City Morning Rotary club member and a strong supporter of his local communities of Bay City, Essexville, Saginaw, Midland, Auburn and Kawkawlin. 

A successful business is not achieved alone.  John’s team consist of two team members who have a combined 55 years of State Farm experience.  They are part of the community who have lived and raised families in the area.  Our office is very accessible for a visit.  Don’t want to come to the office?  Call, visit our website, email us and we’d be glad to help with your insurance needs.  I’m sure you can find your insurance on the internet but you won’t find the service or the quick attention that you’ll get at our office.  When you call our office you won’t have to go through a phone tree—call and you’ll talk to a live person immediately. 

Call us for a free insurance quote!  If you’re relocating to Michigan reach out to us and we’ll make the insurance process a lot easier for you!

Insurance Products Offered

Auto, Home, Property, Business, Life, Health

Other Products Offered

Banking, Annuities

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9am - 5pm
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1200 W. Jenny St.
Bay City, MI 48706-2954
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You might think that insuring your auto, home, life or health is not fun; let us help with that problem. A local business that is interested in building a relationship with you, by insuring what is important to you, with honesty, care, and keeping your interest in mind.
Price is one thing but service cannot be overlooked. Combined experience of 85 years you can count on the service you deserve from myself, Ruth and Lori. And if we don't have the answers we know where to get them for you. We service the cities of Bay City, Essexville, Kawkawlin, Auburn and more.
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Lori Baranek

Office Representative

Lori has worked at my office for 20 years and counting. Born, raised and resident of Bay City. Married with two children. A lover of dogs and MSU.
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Ruth King

Office Representative

Ruth has worked for a State Farm agent for the past 35 years. She grew up in Auburn and has been a long time resident of Saginaw. She's Married with three children and four grandkids.