Edward W. Kronke, age 81 of Seguin, passed away on June 15, 2020. Edward was born on August 7, 1938 in Robstown, to Edgar and Ozella (Rhuel) Kronke. Edward is preceded in death by his parents, and his brother Larry Kronke. Survivors include his loving wife of 58 years, Jane Winsauer Kronke; daughter, Shawnee Kunz and husband Bruce; grandchildren, Katherine Kunz Norris and husband Derek, Elizabeth Kunz Ptak and husband Daniel; great-grandchildren, Emma Jane and Arabella Norris; nephews, Clay Kronke and wife Joanna and Daniel Kronke and wife Rachel; sisters-in-law, Carol Ann Burgeson and husband Wallace, Barbara Hamilton and husband Will; numerous other loving family members and many friends. Edward was a Fourth Degree Member of the Seguin Knights of Columbus Council 3412 and was a member of the McQueeney Lions Club. Edward worked for Celanese for 38 years, serving as fire chief while there. Visitation was held on Thursday, June 18, 2020 at 9 a.m. at St. James Catholic Church, followed by the recitation of the Holy Rosary at 9:30 a.m. and the Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. with The Rev. Msgr. Dennis Darilek and The Rev. Gregory J. Nevlud officiating. Interment followed at Eden Cemetery. There was limited seating and services was live streamed in the Parish Hall and was able to be viewed from the comforts of homes at St. James Catholic Church Seguin Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/saintjamescc/. All COVID-19 restrictions protocol was followed. Face coverings was worn inside and social distancing protocol outlined by the CDC and the State of Texas was followed. Serving as pallbearers will be the Seguin Knights of Columbus Chapter 3412. Memorial contributions may be made to, St. James Catholic Church, 510 S. Camp St, Seguin, TX 78155. Family and friends are encouraged to sign the guest book at www.treshewell.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Tres Hewell Mortuary, 165 Tor Dr., Seguin, Texas, 78155, (830) 549-5912.