Former Juneau resident Saara Krook died March 27, 2001, in Tavares, Fla., after a brief illness.
She was born Aug. 1, 1933, in Finland. She moved to this country with her husband Eero in 1957. In 1967 they moved to Juneau where they raised a family and owned and operated Eero Volkswagen with their partners, Eero and Hellin Tetri.
They lived in Juneau for 18 years and then retired to Tavares, Fla., where they enjoyed swimming, gardening, bowling and walking.
She is survived by her husband of 48 years, Eero, her sons Jorma Krook (and Bonnie), Jari Krook, (and Sandy), all of Juneau, and Harry Krook, her daughter Irma Hurst (and Robert), all of Tavares, Fla., and granddaughters Kasey Krook and Saara Krook of Juneau. She also leaves behind relatives in Finland, Juneau and San Diego.
The family can be contacted at 31923 Tropical Shores Drive, Tavares, FL, 32778.