John W. Fasse, of Tellico Village, died May 27, 2019.

Born Nov. 1, 1930, in Detroit, Mich., to John S. and Eleanor B. Fasse, he graduated from St. Joseph Christian Brothers High School and then spent four years in the seminary before graduating from the University of Detroit with a Bachelor of Arts degree and a teaching certificate.

John taught 42 years for the Diocese of Detroit where he was well-liked by staff and students. He also worked for 14 years at a boys camp on Lake Huron in Michigan. He retired to Tellico Village. John was an active member of the Catholic Alumni Club of Detroit, the Solo Club and the Kiwanis Club. He loved movies, musicals, stage plays and concerts. In addition, he enjoyed traveling to Florida and northern Michigan, attending teacher conventions, gardening, playing tennis and spending time with his dog.

John is survived by brother, Ronald Fasse; sisters, Janet Kleczynski and Sharon (Lawrence) Maloney; and seven nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.