R. Kathleen “Kathy” Falteisek, age 74 of River Falls, WI, passed away on Thursday, November 29, 2018 at Kinnic Health & Rehab in River Falls. Kathy was born in January 24, 1944 in Minneapolis, MN. She grew up in St. Paul, MN, the daughter of Rudolph and Lillian Lehmann. Kathy graduated from Johnson High School. She was married to Roman Falteisek on November 14, 1967. She loved to travel, Alaska being particularly one of her favorite places to visit. Kathy liked to take back roads just to see what was there. She was an avid reader and had a fond interest in trains. Kathy was a witty, strong willed, passionate, and loving woman who was loved by many. She was preceded in death by her parents, Rudolph and Lillian Lehmann; husband, Roman Falteisek; and step-son, Gary Falteisek. Kathy is survived by her step-children, Duane Falteisek, Linda Bueno, Theresa Novack, Susan Seline, and Katherine Richard; many step-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; and friends, Mary (Don) Chapman, Duane (Tammy) Chapman, Emily Chapman, and Hunter Chapman. A Memorial Service was held on Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 11 am at the Bakken-Young Funeral Home 805 E Division Street River Falls, WI. Visitation was held on Saturday, December 8, 2018 from 10-11 am at the funeral home. Interment was in St. Bridget Cemetery in River Falls. Arrangements are with Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services.