A Marine Corps veteran, Kohlman passed away at the age of 79 on Jan. 19.
From Max. A Sass and Sons Funeral Home: James John Kohlman found peace on Jan. 19 at the age of 79. He was the beloved husband of Kay, loving dad of Karen (Kevin) Freeman and the late Bob (Pat). He was also the proud grandpa of Joe, Jake, Noah and Ben, and is further survived by family and friends. A celebration of Jim's life will be held Friday Jan. 25 from 10 a.m.- 12 p.m. with a service of remembrance at 12 p.m. at Wisconsin Memorial Park, 13235 W. Capitol Drive, Brookfield. Jim proudly served his country in the Marine Corps during the Korean War, was a member of American Legion Post #427 and was a longtime employee of the Wisconsin Telephone Company. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to your favorite charity.