Brother James was born on July 31, 1934 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to the late Chester and Christine (Verhaalen) Facette. He is survived by his brother, Richard Facette.
Brother Jim professed First Vows in 1953 and Perpetual Vows on July 13, 1958. He earned a BS in Math from St. Mary's University in San Antonio and a MS in Science Education from Washington University in St. Louis.
Brother Jim ministered as a teacher in Peru, Switzerland and several Marianist schools of the former St. Louis Province. He also ministered at Holy Rosary Parish in San Antonio and Chaminade University in Hawaii. Brother Jim shared a passion for the environment and the integrity of God's creation.
Due to the current high rate of COVID-19 infections and its impact on the Marianist Brothers, we regret that services will be Private. Please join the Live-Streaming of the Mass of Christian Burial for Brother James at 10:30 a.m., Monday, December 28, 2020. Go to https://qac-ohio.org and click on the blue "Live Streaming QAC Masses" button, then look for the funeral Mass.
GLICKLER FUNERAL HOME handling arrangements.