Kathleen “Kathy” Joyce Taylor of Elk River, born on April 24, 1946 in Minneapolis to the late George and Evelyn Taylor, passed away peacefully at age 73 on May 8th, 2019. Kathleen is survived by her daughter, Kelly (Bruce) LaMotte; son, Chad (Heidi) Culbertson; brothers, Brian (Vickie) Taylor and Scott (Chris) Taylor; sister, Marilyn Pampusch; and grandchildren, Travis (Heidi) Culbertson, Taylor Kleven, Nicholas Kleven, and Joseph Culbertson. She also leaves behind her dog, Buddie. Kathleen had a passion for golf, reading, puzzles, feeding the birds and spending time with her family and many friends. A memorial gathering will be held on Wednesday, May 15th from 4-6PM at Dare's Funeral & Cremation Services, 805 Main Street NW, Elk River. A Celebration of Life will follow at Broadway Bar and Pizza, 16754 Highway 10, Elk River.