Imogene F. (Steelage) Zrostlik

Imogene F. (Steelage) Zrostlik


Imogene Frances Zrostlik, 81, of Britt passed away Sunday, September 11, 2005, at the Westview Care Center in Britt.

Imogene, the daughter of John and Emma (Hauptly) Steenlarge, was born July 25, 1924, in Britt.  She grew up in the Britt area where she attended country school and helped on the family farm.

On February 15, 1944, Imogene was united in marriage with Peter Zrostlik in Duncan.  Only days after their marriage, Pete was called into active duty with the United States Army.  Following Pete’s discharge from the Army, the couple farmed for a time.

Imogene babysat for many years for various families in the Britt area.  She was also employed at the Britt Country Club.  Imogene enjoyed spending time with her family and friends; she also enjoyed flowers and playing cards and bingo.

She was a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Britt and the Britt VFW Auxiliary.

Imogene is survived by four children: Judy Aitchison and special friend Dale Armstrong of Britt, David and Lorna Zrostlik of Forest City, Deb and Bob Carmody of Britt and Ron Zrostlik of Lake Mills; nin grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two sisters: Viola Hock of Britt and Phyllis Peck of Mason City; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Peter in December of 2004; one son Gary “Smokey”; one grandchild; one great-grandchild; and one brother, John Steenlage.

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