MIDDLETON-Katherine May Howard (Tallard), entered into eternal peace on Monday, September 12, 2016.

Kathy was born on April 16, 1947 a daughter of the late Edwin and Vivian Tallard. She graduated from Madison West High School where she met her husband of 50 years, Dennis Howard. They wed on January 15, 1966.

Kathy was a very kind and gentle soul; she had a loving and generous heart, and was always giving to others. She doted on her grandchildren and enjoyed every moment with them. She loved animals and devoted time to organizing cause for paws and numerous other charities.

Kathy was very creative and loved cooking and entertaining for her family and friends.

She leaves her memories to be cherished by her husband Dennis Howard; her children Renee (Brad) Dahlk, Doug Howard and Dan (Abby) Howard; grandchildren Derek, Sarah and Vivian Dahlk, Reagan and Ranger Howard, Sydney, Billy and Danielle Howard; her mother in law Joyce Howard; her sisters Patricia (Ken) Biller, Terri (Garry) Steinhauer, Robin (Steve) Polley, Laurie (Ed) Lawrence; her brother Sidney Tallard and sister in law Candace Stepp as well as many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Edwin and Vivian Tallard, her father-in-law, Chester Howard and a nephew, Edwin Tallard.

Private family services and burial will be held. A visitation and luncheon will be held at GUNDERSON WEST FUNERAL & CREMATION CARE, 7435 University Ave, Middleton on Thursday, September 15, 2016 from 12:30 PM until 2:00 PM.

Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.

Online condolences may be made at www.gundersonfh.com.