Kimberly Kay Kohlhepp, a former sales representative for a Columbia wholesale food brokerage who was studying to become a certified public accountant, died Monday of leukemia at her Glen Burnie home. She was 39.
Mrs. Kohlhepp was a sales representative for RMI Inc. from 1994 to 1998, when she left to earn an associate's degree from Anne Arundel Community College. At the time of her death, she was studying for her accounting degree at the University of Baltimore.
Earlier, she was an artist for Unicorn Graphics in Washington and, in the early 1980s, a cartographer for International Minerals and Chemicals in Louisiana.
A Glen Burnie resident since 1986, the former Kimberly Kay was born in Kaplan, La., and raised in Crofton. She was a 1978 graduate of Annapolis High School.
In 1979, she married John Kohlhepp, who survives her.
She had been committee chairperson for Boy Scout Troop 780 and cub master and den leader for Cub Scout Troop 725.
She was a member of Glen Burnie United Methodist Church, where she was active in the Methodist Women's Organization.
She enjoyed needlepoint and making pottery, and was an avid skier and scuba diver.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. today at Glen Burnie United Methodist Church, Crain Highway and Second Ave., in Glen Burnie.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son, Sean Stacy Kohlhepp of Glen Burnie; her parents, Leo and Lorena Landry of Crofton; a brother, James Landry of Crofton; a sister, Michelle Landry of Centerville, Va.; and her maternal grandparents, James and Marguerite Davis of Lafayette, La.