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Galt judge James Henke dies at 61

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Posted: Monday, December 29, 2008 10:00 pm

James Henke, a colorful Sacramento County Superior Court judge who heard cases ranging from parking tickets to double murders during his 30-year career, died Sunday night at his Galt home. He was 61.

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  • posted at 12:32 pm on Sun, Jan 4, 2009.


    Jim will be deeply missed at our annual Dillon Beach family gathering by all his friends and family. Our thoughts, prayers and sympathy are with you all during this very difficul time.Sincerely,LaDean,Nancy and Family

  • posted at 2:04 am on Sun, Jan 4, 2009.


    I'm glad I got to see Jim at the 60's class reunion in October. So long Jim,You were a good neighbor. Amador Avenue isn't what it was when we were kids. And thanks Jim for trying to save my little cousin when he fell in the water. Say HI to him up there in heaven.

  • posted at 12:03 pm on Thu, Jan 1, 2009.


    Please accept my most sincere condolences on the loss of Mr. Henke. He was a stand up guy. Always fair, understanding and tried to help those who came into his courtroom.

  • posted at 1:58 am on Tue, Dec 30, 2008.


    Thank you Jimmie....

  • posted at 9:15 pm on Mon, Dec 29, 2008.


    Uncle Jim will be so deeply missed by so many. Thanks to all the love and support we have all been given in this difficult time. God Bless!



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