“We are horrified,” said Rabbi Wendi Geffen. “We are enraged, sickened, aggrieved, inconsolable for the terror that has befallen us and robbed us of Jacki.”

Mourners remembered a former synagogue preschool teacher who was among the seven people killed when a gunman opened fire on a July Fourth parade near Chicago, the first of three funerals scheduled for Friday, AP reports.

Synagogue members at North Shore Congregation Israel in Highland Park remembered 63-year-old Jacquelyn Sundheim as a dedicated member of their community who coordinated bar and bat mitzvah ceremonies and and taught preschool classes.

“We are horrified,” said Rabbi Wendi Geffen. “We are enraged, sickened, aggrieved, inconsolable for the terror that has befallen us and robbed us of Jacki.”

Friends and family of two beloved grandfathers also planned to gather for services in memory of 88-year-old Stephen Straus and 78-year-old Nicolas Toledo-Zaragoza.

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