Edward John Krohne


Krohne, EdwardEdward J. (Ed) Krohne passed away peacefully, surrounded by loved ones in his home, on June 13. He would have turned 62 on Father’s Day (June 19th).

Ed will be remembered as a builder, a learner, and a great home cook. His insatiable curiosity and love of learning took him through many complex and diverse hobbies, each of which he dove into fully and mastered. He built rockets and model planes, made beautiful jewelry, played many musical instruments, was an Amateur Radio operator, and loved to fish, ski, ride his motorcycle, and cook. His lasagna is legendary. Ed was a self-taught and successful firmware engineer for decades before graduating from Metro State University of Denver in 2005 with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems.

Ed was preceded in death by his parents and beloved sister Jan. He is survived by his wife, Judy Krohne, and two children from his first marriage, Dr. Edward W. Krohne and Kathleen (Katie) Krebs and her husband Karl Krebs. He is survived by two sisters, many nieces and nephews, and two grandchildren, Audrey and Oskar Krebs.

The memorial will be held at 2pm on Friday, June 17th at Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home, (1200 South Bagdad Road, Leander, TX 78641, 512-260-8800).

Family and friends will then gather across the street at Leander Public Library (1011 South Bagdad Road, Leander, TX 78641, 512-259-5259) to share memories and celebrate Ed’s life.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Hospice Austin, who provided excellent care for Ed. (Hospice Austin, 4107 Spicewood Springs Road, Suite 100, Austin, TX 78759, 512-342-4700 or online at www.hospiceaustin.org.)

Obituary and memorial guestbook available online at www.wcfish.com.