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John Henry Posenau, Jr.

April 10, 1929June 11, 2019

John Henry Posenau, Jr., 90, of Henrico passed away on Tuesday, June 11, 2019. He was a retired automotive mechanic and member of Carlisle Avenue Baptist Church. He attended John Marshall High School where he was a member of the Corps of Cadets, Company E, 1947. He was the Past Master of Thomas N. Davis Lodge, No. 351 A. F. & A. M. and was a member of Varina Lodge, No. 272 A. F. & A. M. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dolores K. Posenau and is survived by his son, Dr. Jerry L. Posenau (Linda); grandson, Dr. J. Trevor Posenau (Lauren); great-grandson, John Frederick Posenau; numerous nieces and nephews; and many devoted friends. The family would like to thank the staff of Heritage Green, At Home Care Hospice and Dianne Crowder. Services will be announced at a later date. The family is being served by Nelsen Funeral Home, Richmond.


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John Henry Posenau, Jr.

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Allan R Smith

June 13, 2019

John was my next door neighbor on Parker Street in Montrose Heights. We marched together as Company E cadets at JMHS.

His friendship is well remembered, and I am grieved to learn of his loss.

I wish to express my sincerest sympathy to his family.

Allan Smith