Custer Insurance Agency Welcomes You!

Custer Insurance Agency specializes in providing home and auto insurance in Zeeland, MI

Custer Insurance Agency specializes in providing home and auto insurance in Zeeland, MI. The agency is proud to offer insurance for educators through the Meemic family.  Meemic was founded by teachers and has been serving the educational community for more than 70 years. Customer satisfaction is our priority. Contact us about coverage options for your specific needs and find out how much you can save.

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We would like to introduce you to a different type of insurance company — Meemic.

For over a half-century, Meemic has been protecting educational employees and their families with exceptional and affordable insurance. Today, we provide teachers, professors, administrators and staff with exclusive auto, home and umbrella coverage. With our educational grants and award programs, we’re also committed to making a difference in the schools and communities where we live.

Meemic has a tradition of above-and-beyond service, so helping members understand their insurance is one of many enjoyable parts of our job. Your questions help us obtain the right coverage for you and help you understand why you need it. Our hope is to build a relationship with one another so you can trust us to recommend policy options specific to your needs and proactively review your coverage as your life changes.

At Meemic, we put you first. If you’re new to our agency, welcome. We’re confident you’ll give us an A+ for our friendly, professional service — and the savings we’ll find! If you’re a current member, thank you. We appreciate the trust you’ve placed in us and the families, friends and colleagues you’ve sent our way.

Stop by our office, phone or email us today and let us know how we can serve you.

Agency Principals

Tim Custer

Tim Custer is the owner of the Agency and is licensed in both property and casualty and life and health insurance. Tim is a graduate of Hope College and also has Masters Degrees in Theology from Western Theological Seminary and in Business Management from Aquinas College. Tim and his wife Karen live in Zeeland and have three children. Tim started as a Meemic Agent in 1998.

Stephanie Custer-Vail

Stephanie Custer-Vail has worked for the Custer Agency in a part-time role since 2005 and joined us full time as the Assistant Agency Manager in 2013. Licensed in property and casualty and life and health insurance, Stephanie alternates working at all three of our office locations. Stephanie helps coordinate marketing, social media, training and management projects for our agency.​

Larry Custer

Larry Custer was a guidance counselor for 36 years. Larry founded the Custer Agency in 1986 and still works at the agency during the mornings each day of the week. Larry is licensed in property and casualty insurance and loves to talk with policyholders about their auto and home coverages and questions. Larry earned both his BA and Master Degrees at Western Michigan University. Larry and his wife Ruth live in Holland and have three children and eight grandchildren.

Zeeland Office

Melody Dykstra

Kathy Zwiers

Anna Filcik

Lisa Schoonveld

Jenison Office

Diane Lohman

Lynn Hillicoss

Darlene Buckley


Hannah Adkins


Our Offices

Tim Custer

One Royal Park Dr., Suite 1
Zeeland, MI 49464
Phone:  616-748-4920
Fax: 616-748-4925

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1848 Baldwin St., Unit Six
Jenison, MI 49428
Phone:  616-988-0921
Fax: 616-988-0927

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Our Hours

It All Started with Auto Insurance 70 Years Ago

Way back in 1950, Meemic was founded by a small group of teachers to provide affordable auto insurance to their colleagues. True to our roots, we’re still committed to giving members of the educational community the best possible value in car insurance. No matter what kind of car you drive, contact us and we will tailor a policy to suit your needs.

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Home Insurance

As a Meemic agency, we’re always striving for a perfect grade. We want you to be completely satisfied with our service, and we’re committed to helping you obtain homeowners insurance that meets your unique needs. Our dedication to quality and service is just one of the reasons Meemic consistently earns one of the highest customer service rankings in the industry.

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Other Product Coverage Options

If it’s not a work day, you’ve got other places to go and other ways to get there. Take Meemic along for the ride and rest easy knowing you’re protected come what may. As Meemic insurance professionals, we have the expertise to help you choose the exact coverage for your boat insurance, recreational vehicle insurance or motorcycle insurance. We have product options to fit your unique needs.

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Visit our Reform Center for more information on recent changes to Michigan's auto insurance laws from Meemic Insurance, a proud member of the AAA family.


Meemic is a member of the AAA family, and Meemic Members deserve only the very best. Now is a great time to become a valued member of AAA and enjoy all the great benefits and savings of AAA membership (including savings on Meemic insurance)!

Just a few of the benefits:
• AAA Roadside Assistance that can pay for your membership with one tow
• Instant discounts on hotels, dining, shopping and entertainment – worldwide
• Free identity theft protection
• Free TripTik® Travel Planner and AAA Travel Guides
• Free weather alerts by text and email

Visit our membership page for more information on the different AAA Membership levels.

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