John L. Henke
- January 2, 1947 - July 1, 2012
- Saint Charles, Missouri
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“I was quite shocked to hear of John's passing, so sad. I, like so many was fortunate to have friends like John who helped me during the end of my...Read More »
1 of 19 | Posted by: John Sharkey - Harvester, MO
“Getting to meet John Henke was a privledge and I have very fond memories of the man, the father, the brother, the pilot and friend. I have great...Read More »
2 of 19 | Posted by: David Donatelli - Largo
“John's sister Jean Henke is one of the most beautiful and wonderful person's alive. And she loved her twin brother John, unconditionally and so so...Read More »
3 of 19 | Posted by: David and Tammie Donatelli - FL
“We are deeply saddened to hear of John's passing. We enjoyed getting to know John over these past many years and always enjoyed his company. His love...Read More »
4 of 19 | Posted by: Neal & Mary Jo Brown - Naperville, IL
“I was blessed to have met John in my life. Just as everyone has echoed before, John was a very kind, generous man. He was always helping others. ...Read More »
5 of 19 | Posted by: Steve Papini - Plainfield, IL
“We are sorry to hear of your loss and our prayers will be with you and the family.
6 of 19 | Posted by: Allan & Joyce - ballwin, MO
“Good Bye John
May you rest so so well in paradise.
7 of 19 | Posted by: Mark and Julie Kraemer
“My most heartfelt condolences go out to John's family and friends.
John was a pillar of St. Louis Business Aviation. His devotion to the Greater...Read More »
8 of 19 | Posted by: Jeff Reich - St. Louis, MO
I considered John a good friend. He gave me work at a time when I desperately needed it. He'll be missed.
9 of 19 | Posted by: Emilio Corsetti - MO - Co-worker
“I am saddened to learn of your loss. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers
10 of 19 | Posted by: Chris Overbeck - friend of Jean
“Johns Passing is still unreal to me. It seems like only a couple of months ago I way him at a GSLBAA meeting. As many have said before me, John was...Read More »
11 of 19 | Posted by: Clyde Ehrhardt - Cuba, MO
“John and I worked on many projects together from 1970 untill I retired in 1993. Sorry to hear of his passing.
12 of 19 | Posted by: Tony Brown - St. Louis, MO
“I have know John since we were kids growing up in Kirkwood. Our mutual love of airplanes and flying stayed with us throughout the years, and much of...Read More »
13 of 19 | Posted by: John Cox - Ellisville, MO
“I am sorry to hear of John’s death and my condolences to all of the family. I knew John from my years at Midcoast Aviation as he would request our...Read More »
14 of 19 | Posted by: James A Carr - Arnold, MO
“Sorry to hear of Johnny's passing. He will be missed.
15 of 19 | Posted by: Bob Anderson - Edwardsville, IL
“My memories of John go back to the late 50's and early 60's. I remember the first time I was at John's home. I could not believe all the airplane...Read More »
16 of 19 | Posted by: Tom Poe - Oklahoma City, OK
“To me, one measure of a good person, is doing good for others when it won't necessariy be of benefit to themselves. I first met John in 1986, when...Read More »
17 of 19 | Posted by: Dan Lindse - Lake Saint Louis, MO
“WE REMEMBER THE FUN BOATING TIMES WE HAD WITH JOHN, DONNA RAE, FRAN & AUGGIE AND WILL ALWAYS HAVE MANY GOOD MEMORIES.
DONNA & FAMILY, OUR THUGHTS...Read More »
18 of 19 | Posted by: LARRY & BARB YUST - EDWARDSVILLE, IL
“Remembering very fun times with the St Louis cousins. I always looked forward to the long overstuffed station wagon; when it would pull up in our...Read More »
19 of 19 | Posted by: Elizabeth Poe Duke - Bixby, OK
Henke, John L., of St. Charles, Missouri, died on Sunday, July 1, 2012 at the age of 65. Loving husband of Donna Rae Henke NEE: Hopper; beloved son of the late August (the late Frances) Henke and the late Dorothy Henke; devoted father of John "David" Henke and Nicholas Arthur Henke; dear brother of Carl (Judy) Henke, Jean Henke, Carol (Paul) Craig, James (Darlene) Henke, Elizabeth Campbell, and Ashley (Mike) Toalson; dear brother-in-law of Cal (Merry) Hopper; loving Godfather of Meredith Murphy. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews and dear friends.
John was a Past President and board member of the Greater St. Louis Business Aircraft Association. Active member of the Quiet Birdman, Missouri Pilots Association, Greater St. Louis Flight Instructions Association, FAAST Team Representative, DA-20 Pilot Proficiency Examiner, the CAF Missouri Wing and the American Legion of Chesterfield.
Memorials may be made to Wings of Hope. http://www.wings-of-hope.org/