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Students pay tribute to Monmouth-Roseville teacher

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Monmouth-Roseville players wear pink shoelaces to honor Tracey Williams - photo shared with WQAD by Chricket Bruch Munson via Facebook

Students at a varsity baseball game honored a beloved teacher who lost her battle with breast cancer.

Tracey Williams, 42, died Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at a hospital in Monmouth.

Williams spent 20 years teaching high school in Monmouth; first at Monmouth High School and then at Monmouth-Roseville High School where she headed the English department.

Williams was also advisor to cheerleaders, yearbook staff and the school’s National Honor Society chapter.

Varsity baseball players wore pink shoelaces in their cleats at their April 4 game against Peoria Heights in honor of Williams.

Visitation was planned for Friday, April 5 from 4 to 7 p.m.  Funeral services for Tracey Williams were planned for Saturday, April 6, 2013 at 10 a.m. at the Monmouth-Roseville High School gymnasium.

Online condolences were being accepted at

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