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Kevin Mershon Joins COUNTRY Financial

Kevin Mershon, insurance agent for COUNTRY Financial, began his new career with COUNTRY Financial on August 1, 2018.

His office is located in Niota and he is the successor to the Tony Newton Agency which served COUNTRY Financial clients for 26 years followed by Matt Lafrenz for 5 years.

Kevin is a La Harpe native and a 2006 graduate of La Harpe High School. He was previously employed by Burlington Junction Railway.

He and his wife, Madison (Beals) Mershon, reside in La Harpe with their three children.

Kevin is excited to be working with the Niota and surrounding communities and looks forward to assisting his clients with the best possible insurance coverage for their needs.

Kevin Mershon-COUNTRY Financial is located at 411 Arbor Street in Niota and can be reached by phone at 217-448-4159 or by email at