Funeral and Visitation Services Scheduled for Morgan’s Point Diver
The Morgan’s Point Police Department has released details about visitation and funeral services for volunteer diver Lori Pohanka-Kalama, who passed away Sunday as a result of injuries suffered while aiding in the search for a missing driver.
In a media release, Chief Fred Churchill said the public was invited to attend visitations Friday and Saturday, as well as a public memorial service scheduled for Saturday evening.
The schedule is as follows:
Sunday, April 23rd, leaving at 7am
Procession from Harper Talasek Funeral Home, 500 W. Barton Avenue, Temple
To Austin Bergstrom International Airport
Pohanka-Kalama was injured Saturday, April 15 while aiding in the search for a driver whose vehicle was swept off the road by flood waters in the pre-dawn hours of Tuesday, April 11. She passed away Sunday, April 16. The search for that driver was still in progress at the time of this article’s publication.
All of us at Townsquare Media would like express our heartfelt condolences to Pohanka-Kalama family and friends, as well as the Morgan’s Point Police Department and community. Thank you to all the first responders, both professional and volunteer, who sacrifice their time, their safety, and sometimes their lives in order to keep us safe.