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Hummel Insurance Services

142 Main St
Oakland, IA 51560
Main office: 712-454-7356
Toll free: 800-482-6426

Office Hours:

Mon: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tues: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thurs: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fri: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sat: Closed
Sun: Closed

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Welcome to Hummel Insurance Services, an Oakland, Iowa-based insurance firm that has been serving the Southwest Iowa area for over a hundred years. Hummel Insurance Services specializes in Farm and agricultural insurance, but as an independent agency, we handle virtually all types of insurance, with many fine companies to choose from.


Our family-owned and -operated company has a rich history in Oakland dating back to the late 1800s. After spending time working for the agency’s original incarnation, D. Don Hummel enlisted in the Air Force where he piloted B-25s in the China Burma India Theater in World War II. Following his service, he returned home and bought into the agency — then owned by Tracy Rodwell — in 1945. The agency then became Rodwell-Hummel Insurance. Eventually, Don purchased the remaining interest in the company from Rodwell, and in 1972, Don Hummel Insurance, Inc. was incorporated with the state of Iowa. Don remained active in the agency until his death in 1993. Today, Hummel Insurance Services’ legacy is carried on by Don’s son, Craig Hummel.


Our commitment to personalized attention and extraordinary customer service creates an insurance experience that’s rare to find in today’s market. We are dedicated to helping you find a policy that suits your individual needs.


Hummel Insurance Services firmly believes in educating the client so that they can make informed decisions. As evidence of our dedication to informing consumers, the agency is a founding member of the National Society of Agents for Consumer Education. We are members of the Midwest Insurance Agency Alliance.


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“Very satisfied with your service. You chose an appropriate name in Hummel Insurance Services.”
- Martin & Sons - Council Bluffs, IA
"Great Service!"
- Gary T. Warwick – Atlantic, IA
“Craig went right to work on my problem and kept me informed to what was going on and the claims rep called me right away and kept in touch.”
- Gary Nilan – Oakland, IA
“You did your usual good job. Put me down as very satisfied.”
- James & Dorothy Forristall – Oakland, IA
“Hummel Insurance has always been excellent in any crazy question, request or claim.”
- Mike & Nancy Randall – Henderson, IA
“When I called the Hummel Ins. Co. they were there when I needed them. I am very satisfied with the claim service.”
- Kenneth Strong – Council Bluffs, IA
“They were prompt and took care of all my needs and questions.”
- Melvin & Christie Samples – Treynor, IA
Great!!! I made one phone call and it was done. I recommend your agency to everyone that I talk to about insurance. Thank you.
- Delyn Clifton – Auburn, NE
“Satisfied Completely!”
- Jimmie & Mary Joyce Smith – Griswold, IA
“Everyone involved demonstrated the highest degree of knowledge and skill. I have recommended your agency and Western Iowa Mutual both.”
- Robert Samuelson – Emerson, IA
“Very satisfied with the process from start to finish.”
- Charles Pleak – Oakland, IA
“You’ve got great people working for you. Thanks to everybody.”
- John & Ursula Weaver – Macedonia, IA
Professional and friendly. Always there for you. Know the answers to all questions if not find the right answer immediately. Excellent business and friends to boot. Craig and staff are the the best you could hope to find.
- Charles P., Customer since 1980
My family has been with Hummel Insurance for four generations. Grand father, father, myself, and my son. I appreciate the service, communication, and personal touch as policies are written, underwritten, and reviewed on a timely/regular basis. If I have a question I will get a response. Claims assistance has been excellent.
- Customer since 1996
You are always looking out for better rates on insurance . You contact us with the information. A lot of places you have to ask them to find better rates. When we have had a claim it has been handled in a timely fashion. The office people are always so friendly and nice. They are always ready to answer any questions.
- Customer since 2006
Our family has made a lot of changes, new drivers, different cars, etc. Marsha is always quick to help us adjust our coverage accordingly and answers or follows up on all of my questions right away. I love the personal service and it is reassuring to know help is there if we need it. Thank you! God Bless.
- LeAnn S., Customer since 2007