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Services held Monday for kindergarten teacher who died last week

Published: Monday, July 7, 2014 12:02 p.m. CST

ELMHURST – The funeral for a District 205 teacher, who died unexpectedly last week, was held Monday morning.

Michele Turrise, 36, taught kindergarten at Field School. Previously, she worked at Lincoln School as a reading recovery teacher, according to a District 205 message sent to parents of Field and Lincoln students.

Turrise died July 2, and a mass was held for her Monday morning at St. Daniels Church in Chicago.

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