On Sunday in Bridgeport, Kirsten sadly got into a car accident and passed away at the scene.
“Kirsten was my sweet cousin. She had just had her senior prom, graduated high school, and her grad party was scheduled for this weekend.,” Rachel Anibal wrote on Facebook.
“It doesn’t seem real… and all our hearts are just broken to pieces.”
Facebook; pictured above is Rachel’s post
“Our deepest condolences to the Franzel family… Words cannot express how deeply saddened we are by the loss of one of our students, Kirsten Franzel,” Bohaty’s Dance Studio LTD, where Kirsten danced, remembered her in a Facebook post.
“She was kind-hearted, dedicated and an all-around beautiful young lady. Kirsten was soft spoken and gentle. She will be missed by all.”
“We will be in touch with details for those of you who would like to do something for the family and pay your respects to this wonderful young lady. Please pray for her family. Please share your memories and photos. We would love to see them.”
Facebook; pictured above is a post from Bohaty’s Dance Studio LTD