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Henry R. Kronbach

Henry R. Kronbach

May 13, 1952 - September 16, 2017     Age: 65

Mr. Henry R. Kronbach, age 65, of Yulee passed away on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at UF Health of Jacksonville.

Born on Long Island, NY he was one of six children and the youngest son of the late Julius and Margaret Mary Sweeney Kronbach.  He grew up in Patchogue where he graduated from high school in 1970.  After high school he attended community college where he studied Business.  After college he began a long career in Food Service which started with White Rose Distributors in New York.  In 1992, he and his wife moved from Patchogue to Fernandina Beach where he worked as a Manager of local eateries to include: the Amelia Island Plantation, Papa Johns and Pizza Hut.

He had been a longtime member at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church in New York where had been a member of the Knights of Columbus for the past 35 years.  Since 2010 he has been a faithful servant and member of the Promise Land Church in Fernandina Beach.

Henry loved to serve others; whether it was with his cooking, through his church or taking in others for the holidays.  He put others before himself through his Volunteering at Baptist Medical Center Nassau, St. Michael Catholic Church and the Food Ministry at the Journey Church.

He leaves behind, his wife of 29 years, Nati Kronbach, Yulee, FL, a daughter, Kimberly Bouker, North Hampton, Long Island, NY, a son, Miguel Kronbach, Fernandina Beach, FL, four brothers, George Kronbach, Yulee, FL, Ronald Kronbach, Yulee, FL, Lawrence Kronbach, Middleburg, FL, Julius Douglas, Abilene, TX, a sister, Patricia M. Link, St. Johns, FL, a grandson, Thomas Riley Bouker, numerous nieces and nephews and a special adopted 9 year old niece, Genesis Mejia of El Salvador.

Funeral services will be at 6:00 pm on Friday, September 22, 2017 at The Promise Land Church with Pastor Carlos Serrano, officiating.

His family will receive friends on Friday, at the church, from 5:00 pm until the hour of service.

In lieu of flowers, donations are encouraged in his memory to The Promise Land Church, 416 Alachua Street, Fernandina Beach, FL  32034.


4 Condolences

  • Raquel Posted September 19, 2017 9:35 am

    Terrible loss. Praying foe the family

  • Kathy H Donaldson Posted September 21, 2017 8:43 am

    Henry, I know you can hear my silent words. My heart is weeping for Nati and Miquel. I will miss you old friend. Continue your journey in God’s house while keeping a watchful eye over us all. Rest well my friend! Thanks for all the memories!

  • Mary Sikes Posted September 21, 2017 10:53 am

    Nati & Miguel, my heart goes out to you in this moment of loss. I thought the world of Henry and it has been a pleasure knowing him. You both are in my daily prayers.

  • Mike and Judy Posted September 22, 2017 8:04 pm

    Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire family.. I know it is hard to lose a loved me so suddenly. May you feel God’s loving arms around you during this time.

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