Washington Park High School English teacher Cindy Kaebisch, 45, died at Wheaton Franciscan All Saints Medical Center on Wednesday, April 8 after battling cancer.

Kaebisch, who loved the Packers, theater, movies, and books, had taught at Park since 2000, according to her obituary.

Her funeral was held Sunday, April 12.

Here are some of the comments we’ve collected from social media, her obituary and the co-owner of the Racine County Eye Heather Asiyanbi.

Hillary Tabbert: “You always have and will have special place in my heart you were my very first english teacher in highschool and my very first friend also. Best wishes to your family, also to the family if u need to talk I am here I have recently lost my father and grandma. So I know the pain you are feeling. Feel free to contact if you need anything at all.”

Heather Asiyanbi: “Ms. Kaebisch was a wonderful teacher who really treasured her relationships with her students and was always willing to help kids succeed. We had two kids go through her freshman English class, and even after they graduated, she never failed to ask about them when we saw her around town. We are so sorry for her families, both at home and at Park.”

Javed and Dineke Sheikh 
Dear Ken and Gwen, We feel your loss and stand with you in your hour of grief. We all come from Him and we all go back to Him. We are keeping you in our thoughts and hearts. We are here for you for anything you might need. With much love and kind thoughts, Javed and Dineke – See more at: http://www.draeger-langendorf.com/obituaries/?obitid=267682#sthash.7TEafeCL.dpuf

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Denise Lockwood has an extensive background in traditional and non-traditional media. She has written for Patch.com, the Milwaukee Business Journal, Milwaukee Magazine and the Kenosha News.