Ben Christian Obituary – Cause of Death: Longtime Neenah Joint School District teacher Ben Christian dies unexpectedly.
Ben was a 1985 Neenah High School graduate and taught high school social studies for 25 years until his retirement in 2021.
On Thursday, the school district announced Ben’s unexpected death via a statement shared on Facebook.
“We are deeply saddened by the unexpected passing on Monday of longtime NJSD teacher Ben Christian,” the statement read.
His cause of death was not mentioned.
Ben was very active with the Neenah Historical Society and was involved with the Boys and Girls Brigade and Camp Onaway.
Ben loved watching our students compete outside of school and remained one of our most dedicated event workers even after his retirement. He was a fixture at our Rocket sporting events, especially football, basketball, swimming and track. Ben was the scoreboard operator for Neenah boys and girls basketball games for many years, including nearly every game this past season.
His three children are all Neenah High School graduates. Elizabeth graduated in 2015, Noah in 2018 and Isaac in 2022.