Kathleen Ann Halek, 67, of Winona, died on Sunday, September 9, 2018, at Gundersen Health Center, La Crosse. Kathleen was born on March 17, 1951, to Wesley and Vera Kasten in Spring Valley, Minn. She graduated from Spring Valley High School before moving to Winona in her early 20s. She had one daughter, Jessica. She married Steven Halek of Winona. Kathleen enjoyed playing 500 and had an undeniable love for animals.
She is survived by her husband, Steven; daughter, Jessica (Israel) Adams; siblings, Karon (Ralph) Bonnerudd and Jerry (Gloria) Kasten; sisters-in-law, Maureen and Ilene Kasten; dogs, Pilot, Brewster and Sonny; and granddogs, Baxter and Bosco. She was preceded in death by her parents and brothers, Leonard and George.
In memory of Kathleen, please support your local humane society.
A celebration of Kathleen’s life will be held from 4-6 p.m., with a brief service at 6 p.m., on Friday, September 21, at Hoff Celebration of Life Center, Goodview.