Your Local Sturgis Independent Insurance Agency

C.L. Van Deventer Insurance Agency specializes in Auto/Car Insurance, Homeowners Insurance, Business/Commercial Insurance, Life Insurance, and Workers’ Compensation Insurance.

Serving Michigan and Indiana since 1905

C.L. Van Deventer Insurance Agency has one hundred and five years experience providing the highest quality insurance services to Sturgis, Sturgis and the surrounding communities.

Every Staff member at the Van Deventer Agency is cross trained in all aspects of the insurance business in order to better serve our valued customers.

Chuck Van Deventer
Carrie van Deventer
Chuck Van Deventer and Carrie Van Deventer-DouPonce
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Recent News & Updates

Are You an Unsafe Driver?

Driving on America’s roadways today is a dangerous undertaking. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that the U.S. saw 37,461 traffic fatalities in 2016, many of which were caused by driver error. Many people who consider themselves to be safe, dependable drivers actually have dangerous driving habits. Whether you’ve been driving for days or decades, avoiding the following common driving behaviors can help... Read Article

Understanding Your Auto Policy

Drivers are required to carry minimum liability coverage in most states in the U.S. This coverage provides some protection in case you are involved in an accident that causes injury to another or damage to someone else’s property. Most vehicle owners want additional optional coverage for damage to their own vehicles. Our experienced agents at C.L. Van Deventer Insurance Agency in Sturgis, Michigan can work... Read Article

Homeowners Insurance: When Do You File a Claim?

Homeowners insurance is designed to cover damage to your property caused by certain covered events. It stands to reason, as you are paying your premiums, you should take advantage of available coverage. The reality is, it is not always advisable to file a homeowners insurance claim as it can lead to higher premiums or even cancellation in some cases. Underwriters tend to frown on policyholders... Read Article

Understanding Your BOP

A business owners policy (BOP) combines protection from all major business property and liability risks in one convenient package. Package policies are created for small and mid-sized businesses that face the same type and degree of risk. A policy that combines property and business liability insurance can cover your business for claims resulting from fire, theft, and other covered disasters, and for claims that could... Read Article