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Don Henke

Don Henke and the Echomen (Owned Turk Lake Bar) (RIP)

Donnie and the Echomen consisted of Don Henke on drums and vocals, Willie (James) Minier on sax and vocals, Bob Mazur (RIP) on horns and vocals, Rod Bowman on guitar and vocals, and Joe Thompson on bass and guitar.

Don was also with the Kingtones from 1968-1972, coining it the “Henke Years”.

 

Sad News,
Don Henke, popular local singer and musician of the 60’s and 70’s passed away Saturday after suffering a brain aneurysm the previous Sunday,
you leave behind a lot of fond memories.
Our prayers are with your family at this time.
God Bless!
Keith

Posted by: Keith Seccombe at July 8, 2008 10:30 PM on: www.GrandRapidsRocks.com

Donnie & the Echomen (Clockwise L-R) Bob Mazur, Willie Minier, Joe Thompson, Rod Bowman, Don Henke

 

Donnie & the Echomen (L-R) Rod Bowman, Joe Thomson, Don Henke, Bob Mazur, Willie Minier

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