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our mission

The mission of Midwest Preferred Mutual Insurance Company is to provide insurance protection for the owners of farms, homes and personal property in the state of Missouri for a reasonable price. This was the purpose for the founding of the company in 1893 and it will continue to be our goal into the future. We have the authority by state law (Chapter 380) and our articles of incorporation to operate throughout the state of Missouri.

Office Hours

Monday – Friday

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Our Staff

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Jeanna Cooper


Jeanna has been with MPMIC since 1998. The knowledge and expertise she has crafted over the years help her lead the company seamlessly.

Jeanna and her husband have two awesome kids that keep them on their toes! Jeanna is an avid online shopper and enjoys supporting many small businesses!

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Laura Funchess

Risk Assessment Underwriter

Laura has worked at Midwest Preferred since 2012, but have worked in insurance since 2001. Laura is a risk assessment underwriter and works out of the Maysville office. She lives in Cameron, MO with husband and three children and is an assistant leader for the local scout troop.

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Sharon Pankau


Sharon has worked for MPMIC since August of 2015. Mortgagee changes and personal info changes keep her busy along with all of the other office business.

Sharon lives rural near Cameron, MO with her husband. Recently her Mother has come to live with them. She has taught Children’s church for quite a few years and volunteers for a couple of other local organizations.

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Cynthia McWilliams

Claims Manager

Cynthia and her husband have two children who stay very active. She is a volunteer for many youth organizations, enjoys playing travel agent in her spare time, and is always up for a new adventure.