SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Irena Obdrzalek, 67, passed way at her home Friday, July 6, 2018. She was born Dec. 1, 1950 in Czechoslovakia, the daughter of Miloslav and Gertruda (Bednarik) Krmasek. She attended schools in Czechoslovakia, earning a degree in accounting.
On July 19, 1975, she married Bohumil “Bob” F. Obdrzalek.
In 1986, she moved to Springfield, Vt. In 1990, she and her husband opened Bottle Redeemers in Springfield where she was owner, operator, and bookkeeper.
She enjoyed cooking, knitting, and reading.
She is survived by her husband of 43 years Bohumil “Bob” Obdrzalek of Springfield, one son Jan Obdrzalek of Springfield, one daughter Alice Mills of Essex, Vt., three grandchildren, and one sister Alena Vlcek.
A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, July 12, 2018 at the Oakland Cemetery in Springfield, Vt.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Davis Memorial Chapel in Springfield.