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Funeral services held Wednesday for fallen OPPD officer Mike Mosher

Posted at 6:56 AM, May 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-13 08:00:28-04

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — At 10 a.m. on Wednesday, fallen Overland Park police officer Mike Mosher will be laid to rest.

On Tuesday, a drive-thru visitation was held where officers and the community paid their respects to the man who gave his life in the line of duty.

Mosher's daughter, Tyler said she wants her dad to be remembered as a man who loved his job and helping others.

"I want him to be remembered as a good police officer who took it to the ultimate sacrifice, who did everything that he could. And I want him to be remembered by people doing community service and doing all the things that he would do," she said.

The funeral will be held at the Overland Park Convention Center. The inside service is only open to family, friends and members of the Overland Park Police Department to incorporate social distancing.

Large screens will be set up outside of the center for the public to watch the services. 41 Action News will be broadcasting the services live on air starting at 9:45 a.m.

There will be a walking funeral procession. It will include a riderless horse, glass case hearse, honor guard, bagpipers and police motorcycles.

The procession will leave the Overland Park Convention Center once the funeral service is over.

While the funeral is closed to the public, the procession is open to anyone.

It will move west along College Boulevard, then south on Metcalf Avenue to the entrance of the Johnson County Funeral Chapel and Memorial Gardens.

There will be road closures early Wednesday morning that include College Boulevard from Nall Avenue to Marty Avenue, and Metcalf from 110th Street to 115th Street.

Overland Park police said 110th Street will be open.