Parrott & Wood Chapel of Memories in Waterloo, Iowa features a team of professional and compassionate funeral planning specialists, including funeral directors, funeral director interns, a family service counselor and funeral service assistants. Keep reading to find out more about our history of providing compassionate, personalized funeral planning, or to contact us, click here.

Nick Skurdal

Nick has worked for Overton and Parrott & Wood Funeral Homes since 2008. He was raised and attended schools in West Union, Iowa and attended Wartburg College, majoring in business administration. Nick received his mortuary science degree from DMACC, then interned with Kaiser-Corson Funeral Homes in Waverly. He currently lives at the Overton Funeral Home in Dysart, Iowa with his Wife, Cara, and their dog, Turbo. Nick currently serves as the president of the Dysart Golf Course and attends Zion Lutheran Church in Dysart. When time allows, he enjoys traveling and has been to Europe, Australia,   Panama, Mexico, and the Dominican Republic.

Christine Erie

Christine started with Overton Funeral Homes and Parrott & Wood Chapel of Memories in 2003. She was raised in Waterloo. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and attended Worsham College of Mortuary Science. In 2017, Christine pursued other ventures, but in 2020, returned to where she got her start and to the friends and neighbors she served for many years. Christine and her husband Greg are lifelong residents of Waterloo, and are members of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church. They have one child, Henry, who attends Columbus High School. She is very active in the community and a huge supporter of her son’s sporting events.