Seguin Citizen: Dalena Krueger
Posted on 4/17/2017 12:04:00 AM.

What is your current occupation (school) and what does that involve?
“I am an office manager for Guadalupe County Juvenile Services. I attend Texas Lutheran University and am working towards my bachelor’s degree in sociology. I am one of the Teams Event Leadership Chairs and I am a team captain for the team Mary’s Angels for the Guadalupe County Relay for Life.”

What do you do off the clock “Just for fun?”
“I love to spend time with family and friends, dancing, fishing or just hanging out. I fundraise for and participate in the Guadalupe County Relay for Life.”

What city and state were you born?
“I was born and raised in Seguin, TX.”

Who are the members of your immediate family?
“My husband, Troy Krueger, kiddos, Cambry Koenen and Caide Krueger, future son in law, Cory Terry and of course my Relay Team family!!”

What is the biggest challenge you’ve ever faced?
“Going back to school after being out for 20 years is one of my biggest challenges, but also hearing those horrible words that one more of my family members or close friends has been diagnosed with cancer!”

What is your favorite TV show and movie?
“I don’t think I really have a particular favorite TV show or movie.”

What type of music do you enjoy (favorite band, song, etc.)?
“I listen to all types of country music.”

What is your favorite Seguin business and restaurant in Seguin?
“Of course, Johnny’s BBBQ, but also any restaurants that support Relay for Life and our community would have to be my favorites.”

What is something folks may not really know about you?
“Relay for Life is a huge passion of mine!! I want to help find a cure for cancer so that I don’t have to lose any more close friends or family to this horrible disease.”

If you could assemble a dinner party with any five guests (living or dead) and excluding immediate living family members), who would they be?
“Mary Kelso, Dwight Kanz, Opie Kanz, and Papa Dreibrodt, these are just a few of my family members and friends that I have lost to cancer. I would love to sit down with them one more time and tell them how much I love and miss them.”

What are your roles in the community?
“I am one of the Teams Event Leadership Chairs and I am a team captain for the team Mary’s Angels for the Guadalupe County Relay for Life.”

What are your proudest moments in your personal life or in your career?
“I have many proud moments in my life, but just a few of them would be my kids!! My daughter graduating high school and then college and is now engaged to be married. My son, who is a junior in high school and one of the top players for the SHS Matador Varsity Golf Team. Choosing to go back to school for myself and of course, supporting our Guadalupe County Relay for Life and raising money to help find a cure!”

What do you believe are the strengths of this community?
“Coming together as a community to support Guadalupe County Relay for Life!”

What do you find as the most interesting thing about Seguin?
“I think all of the new places in our community and watching Seguin grow the way it has and all of the support we have in this community that you don’t always find in other communities.”

What are your future plans?
“To graduate college and continue supporting my community and continue raising money to help fight cancer!”

What message do you have for the residents of Seguin?
“I have been a part of the Guadalupe County Relay for Life for about 10 years now. I have served on several committees and also been a team captain for most of that time. If you have not been to Relay or seen what we do, now is the time to find out! We all have a great passion for this and want to help by raising money to find a cure. We have all been affected in some way or another by this dreadful disease we call cancer and personally, I don’t want my future grandkids to even know what that word means! So please, if you have been affected, or know someone who has, and want to participate in this with us, send me an email ( and we can get you more information!! LET’S BEAT CANCER!!!!!”

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