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Jann Kohlman – Passed Away Friday 25 July 2014 – Aged in her early 50s

30 Jul 14
Peter Bull
Michelle De Vries Robbe has delivered the sad news that Jann has passed away:

29 July 09:28

Jann Kohlman, OTC Direct Connect Manager (Strategy) in 1992, passed away on the weekend from cancer. For those who know her, she is a great loss. She was a wonderful marketing professional and taken rather young in her fifties.

RIP Jann Kohlman

Jann Kohlman



Jann is on the left side of the picture






Details for Jann’s funeral are:

1:30pm this Friday 1/8/14.


Please note that in lieu of sending flowers Jann’s express wishes are that you will make a donation to the NELUNE FOUNDATION. There will be envelopes at the chapel to do so as well as information about this wonderful charity which helps patients fight cancer with dignity. Jann had an active part in this charity.

Regarding speeches, please let me know the day before if you’re intending to speak. The numbers will need to be limited as we are expecting a large number of Jann’s friends on the day.
There will be a gathering after the ceremony for the CELEBRATION OF LIFE. The location TBC ASAP


  1. Peter Bull July 30, 2014 at 12:03 pm

    From Peter Allan:

    This is very sad news – I was Jann’s manager when she joined OTC. This was in a marketing section called “cashless calling”. She was there when the one and only Telephone Calling Card OTC ever produced was launched. We ended up having Kylie and Dannie Minogue as customers. She was a true professional and went on to have a great career with Singtel, then Optus. Above all she was a very gentle and beautiful person.

  2. Peter Bull July 30, 2014 at 12:11 pm

    From Bob Murray:

    Hi Peter
    Yes I heard the sad news just Monday
    I hired Jann into Optus to work in my dept and she was a total professional. Very sad and a grim reminder of our mortality.

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