Wasser, Rev. James Charles M.S.F.
Fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, Friday, November 23, 2018. Beloved son of the late Louis and Hilda Wasser (nee Braundmeier); dear brother of Jerry Wasser and the late Bob and Cletus Wasser; dear brother-in-law of Margie Wasser; our dear uncle, great-uncle, cousin, friend and brother in priestly life
Services: Visitation will be held at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church, 3014 Oregon Avenue 61118, Monday, November 26, 3-8 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, November 27 at 10 a.m. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Contributions to the Missionaries of the Holy Family appreciated. Fr. Jim graduated from Mercy High School in 1963. He attended Holy Family Seminary in Overland, MO becoming a candidate in 1959 as a freshman in high school. He returned as a Brother candidate and was a Perpetually Professed Brother with the Missionaries of the Holy Family. With permission, he changed his Brother status in our religious community becoming a priest. He was ordained a priest on May 25, 1974 in St. Louis, MO. He served as pastor and associate pastor in many of our parishes in TX, IL and MO. He was Provincial Superior from 1990 to 1996. He was also the Novice Master for the Religious Order. He served as Pastor at Holy Family Parish and St. Joseph Church in TX, Our Lady of Perpetual Help, TX with his final pastoral ministry at St. Wenceslaus. He was the Assistant Pastor at Immaculate Heart of Mary in TX and Assumption Church in TX, Chaplain at St. Elizabeth Medical Center, Granite City, IL and Dean of Studies at the Holy Family Seminary. Service of KUTIS HOME CITY CHAPEL, 2906 Gravois.