Benjamin Joel ‘Ben’ Jeanson
Benjamin Joel "Ben" Jeanson, 36, of Green Bay, died after a very brief illness on Wednesday, March 15, 2017. He was born on October 16, 1980, in Milwaukee, to Joel and Karen (Scrougham) Jeanson.
Ben grew up in Bloomington, Ind. He graduated from high school in 1999 and then attended and graduated from the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, N.Y. Ben started his professional career at The American Club in Kohler. He was co-owner and executive chef at Monzů Bistro and Bakery. In his free time, Ben delighted in spending time with his daughter, Olivia.
Ben is survived by his parents, Joel and Karen Jeanson of Oconomowoc; his significant other, Jennifer Bukouricz; daughter, Olivia Jeanson; maternal grandparents, Earl and Joyce Scrougham; as well as many cousins, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Howard and Nancy Jeanson; and his aunt, Karen Scrougham.
Family and friends are invited to attend a memorial service for Ben at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 1, at Adams Hall, Nashotah House, 2777 Mission Road, Nashotah, WI 53058.
A memorial fund has been established for Olivia’s college fund.
The family extends a special thank you to Jessica and the Critical Care Team at St. Vincent Hospital.
Blaney Funeral Home in Green Bay, 920-494-7447, is assisting the family.
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