New Ipswich NH — Steven Edward Krook, 71, of New Ipswich, New Hampshire, was called home to be with his Lord while surrounded by his 8 children and bride of 52 years Annie, on September 9, 2021.
He was born on June 7, 1950, in Peterborough, NH, the son of the late Paul and Sylvia (Somero) Krook. He graduated from Mascenic High School in 1969. On June 22, 1969, he married Annie Irene Seppala. Together they raised 8 children on Fox Farm Road in New Ipswich. He started his first business at the age of 19 and continued to launch a successful string of companies. He started in concrete foundations and went on to wear many hats: homebuilder, auctioneer, developer, coffee roaster, apartment owner, investor, and he established subsidized and assisted living facilities throughout New England.
Steven spent his winters in Lantana, Florida and traveled the globe with his Bride whenever the opportunity came. Incredible benevolence and stewardship marked every day of his life. He embodied Love, Joy, Peace, Patience, Kindness, Generosity, Faithfulness, Gentleness and Self-control, much like his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.
Steven is survived by: his wife Annie (Seppala) Krook, his children, Darci (Curt) Sauvola, Carmela (Kenyon) Salo, Alicia (Reade) Salo, Andrew (Dianna) Krook, Marcella (Eric) Stevens, Melissa (Brent) Warnke, Dustin (Michelle) Krook, Colton Krook. 27 Grandchildren, 3 Great Grandchildren, 2 on the way, and many more to come. His brothers, Dennis (Mary) Krook, Eric (Patsie) Krook, Tim (Joy) Krook, Peter (Beth) Krook, and many relatives and friends.
A Care & Share will be held at Hope Fellowship Church on Tuesday, September 14, 2021 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. A viewing will be held on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 Noon with the funeral immediately following, at Lord's Valley, 100 Locke Road, New Ipswich, 03071. All are welcome to attend.
Tribute donations can be made to Heritage Christian School, 13 North Street, Rindge, NH 03461 - a non-profit near to his heart.
In lieu of flowers, please remember his Annie on her birthday, it is October 16th, mark your calendars, that is what Steven would do.
To share memories, photographs and condolences with Steven's family, please visit www.cournoyerfh.com
Published by Monadnock Ledger-Transcript on Sep. 14, 2021.