Ben Theilen Obituary, Death – Ben Theilen, 44, of Springfield, Illinois has passed away from pancreatic cancer on Tuesday, December 06, 2022. Ben was a superintendent at Edinburg Community School District #4. He went to New Berlin High School. Ben studied Education and Master’s degree at Eastern Illinois University. Ben Theilen’s death new was confirmed through a GoFundMe account set on behalf of him; On November 10th, we were given the terrifying news that my brother in law, Ben, was diganosed with advanced Pancreatic Cancer. Ben is a kind Christian with an amazing wife and 3 beautiful children (3, 6 & 8 yrs old). He is a devoted educator, a caring friend, life long Cardinals fan, and an amazing father.

Given the circumstances, Ben is unable to work. On November 30th he will be starting an agressive Chemotherapy treatment plan. We hope you will be able to help this amazing family by allowing them to worry a little less about their ability to fund his fight. Please keep this beautiful family in your prayers. It’s with incredibly heavy hearts that we share that Ben lost his battle with cancer last night. Please send support and prayers for our family during this time. We will share service information once arrangements have been made.

Our thoughts and prayers are with Ben Theilen’s family during this difficult time. Ben was a well-liked teacher by many of our pupils, and a few of our members had the pleasure of working with him. We send our prayers of comfort to his family as well as the communities of the Pleasant Plains and Edinburg schools. Visitation for Ben Theilen will be held on Monday, December 12th, from 4pm to 8pm at the West Side Church. 2850 Cider Mill Lane in Springfield. The funeral will take place on Tuesday, December 13th, at 10am at the West Side Church. Following that, interment will take place at the Farmington Cemetery on Farmingdale Road.