David Salo obituary (1946-2021) – New Ipswich, NH

David R. Salo

New Ipswich, NH – David R. Salo, 74, of New Ipswich, died peacefully in his home with his 54-year-old loving wife by his side after a long, courageous battle with cancer.

David was born on December 10, 1946 in Virginia, Minnesota, to the late Wilho and Signe (Matta) Salo. He graduated from Appleton Academy in 1964 and served honorably in the US Army National Guard.

David owned and operated several construction companies in the Monadnock area including Monadnock Well and Drilling, S&S Concrete Floors, DR Salo & Sons Masonry and most recently DRS Homes.

David enjoyed bow hunting, golfing, and any activity his grandchildren involved. He loved people and always went to see those who needed a friend. Through his building and bricklaying skills, he has contributed to every school in New Ipswich, dozens of homes in the area, and countless happy customer relationships. He was a member of the Apostolic Lutheran Church and most recently the Hope Fellowship Church. He loved spending the winters in Florida with friends and relatives.

In addition to his parents, David had also died of his granddaughter Courtney Ronzio and his siblings Ethel Appicelli, June Hammond, Fayeth LaFreniere, Stanley Salo, Sanford Salo, James Salo, Floyd Salo and Brian Salo.

He leaves behind his 54-year-old wife Beverly (Somero) Salo of New Ipswich, his children; Wanda and Calvin Aho from Vancouver, Washington, Russell Salo and his wife Melissa from New Ipswich, Kenyon Salo and his wife Carmela from Rindge, Avalee Salo from Jaffrey, Reade Salo and his wife Alicia from New Ipswich, Bethany and Michael Sauvola from New Ipswich , Bryce Salo and his wife Kaitlyn from New Ipswich, Kaylee and Jonathon Tirado from Swanzey and Garrett and Emily Salo from Boston, MA; 16 grandchildren, 15 granddaughters, 12 great-grandchildren; his siblings Evelyn Korpi, Elaine Valitalo, Alvin Salo and Robert Salo from Florida, Harold Salo from Kenosha, Washington and Will Salo from Duluth, Minnesota, as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins ​​and friends.

Office hours are on Friday, September 17, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Hope Fellowship Church, 16 Prescott Road, Jaffrey, NH 03452.

A funeral service will follow immediately at 11:00 a.m. at Hope Fellowship.

A funeral service with military honors will be held at 2:30 p.m. in New Ipswich Central Cemetery. Everyone is very welcome.

To share memories, photos, or condolences with David’s family, please visit his permanent online memorial at www.cournoyerfh.com.

Published by Monadnock Ledger-Transcript on 09/16/2021.

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