Shawn S. Christians

Shawn S. Christians, age 41 of Beaver Dam, was found nonresponsive at his home in Beaver Dam on Saturday, February 8, 2020. He was transferred to U.W. Hospital – Madison and passed away on Wednesday, February 12, 2020.

Shawn was born in Beaver Dam on August 14, 1978, the son of Stephen and Marlee (Pilsner) Christians. He was a graduate of Horicon High School and worked at the family’s business, Vic’s Auto Body, until his death.

Shawn leaves behind a daughter, Emma L. Christians and ex-spouse, Michelle Christians, both of Eugene, Oregon; parents, Stephen Christians and Marlee Christians; brother, Jeremy (Lacy) Christians and their son, Brady; paternal grandparents, Arnold and Geraldine Hammer; maternal grandmother, Lois Pilsner; and is further survived by other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Victor Pilsner; paternal grandfather, Phillip Christians; and other relatives.

A memorial gathering for Shawn will take place on Friday, February 28, 2020 at Cornerstone Funeral & Cremation Services, 135 Keller Blvd., Beaver Dam from 2:00 p.m. until the time of sharing at 4:00 p.m.

His legacy will live on with his donation to “Gift of Life” at U.W. Hospital, benefitting 3 recipients in 3 different states. If desired, memorials in Shawn’s name may be directed to Gift of Life – UW Madison.

Rest in Peace, Shawn.

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