We started this Caring Bridge site in June to keep friends and family updated about our dad, Phil Kohlhaas, who was in the cardiovascular ICU. The journal entries will take you through the medical updates and also our own process, conversations with our dad, and navigating end of life matters with him, as Kimberly and I sat by our father's side for 3 weeks until he died on the morning of July 4, 2016.
A celebration of Phil Kohlhaas' life will be held on July 30 at 11:00 am at Emmaus Catholic Church, 1718 Lohmans Crossing Rd, Lakeway, Texas 78734. We hope you can join us.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Austin Symphony, The Umlauf Sculpture Garden and Museum and Community First! Village.
We appreciate your support and words of hope and encouragement during this time, especially reminders of our dad's sense of humor and ability to persevere.
Feel free to write notes to us or to Dad in the Guestbook or reply to our journal entries in the comments below each entry. We would especially love to hear your memories of our dad who has had rich and diverse friendships.