Overton Funeral Homes

Traer, Dysart & Garwin Funeral Homes

Serving the families of Tama County for over 50 years.

Overton Funeral Homes are located in the communities of Traer and Dysart.  Along with our funeral directors and valued support staff we serve the area with professional and affordable funeral and cremation services.  We also assist families with pre-planning and pre-funding their wishes, allowing them the ability to plan and prepare in a more stress free environment.

Our Locations

Overton Funeral Home, Traer.

Overton Funeral Home, Traer

714 First Street
Traer, IA  50675
Overton Funeral Home, Dysart.

Overton Funeral Home, Dysart

707 Clark Street
Dysart, IA  52224
(319) 476-7355

Our Funeral Directors

Nick Skurdal

Nick Skurdal, Nick has worked for Overton and Parrott & Wood Funeral Homes since 2008.  He grew up in West Union and currently lives at the Overton Funeral Home in Dysart with his chocolate lab, MacGyver.  Nick loves to golf and attends Zion Lutheran Church in Dysart.


Jen King

Jen King has worked for Overton and Parrott & Wood Funeral Homes for 3 years.  She lives in Cedar Falls with her husband, Brian, who is Senior Pastor at Nazareth Lutheran Church.  They have for children:  Taylor, a Jr. at Wabash College; Justin, a Sophomore at St. Olaf College; Nathan, a Sophomore at CFHS; and Grace, an 8th grader at Peet Middle School.

Our Family Services Counselor

Bob Fread

Bob Fread has been on the Overton and Parrott & Wood Funeral Homes Team for 9 years.  He lives in Hudson with his wife, Sue, and they have 2 daughters:  Sara and Hannah.  He is licensed in Iowa as a pre-arranged funeral agent.  Bob also serves as pastor of Ripley United Church in Christ of Traer.



24 Hour Immediate Service

Our main goal at Iowa Funeral Planning is to provide our customers with assistance and options when it comes to planning a funeral. We know how overwhelming this process can be, and we are here to help get you through it. Our counselors are trained, compassionate professionals and will work with you, your wishes and your budget to plan funeral services to best fit your situation. All of our initial consultations are free of charge and completely confidential. There is no obligation to purchase anything when you use this site or contact us with questions. In the case of imminent death of a loved one, Iowa Funeral Planning offers 24 hour immediate assistance to help you make decisions regarding funeral arrangements as easy as possible. Call us today at 888.682.7002 for a free and confidential consultation with no obligation.

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