James Joseph O'Brien
July 9, 1933 - June 11, 2020
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West Lafayette, IN 47906
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James Joseph O’Brien was born July 9, 1933 in Chicago Illinois to Rose and  John O’Brien.  He graduated from DePauw University in Green Castle, Indiana, with a Master of Education in 1967.  He continued his education at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, receiving a degree of Doctor of Philosophy in 1976.  He became the first lay principle…

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Lisa and Matt Goodwin left a message on June 26, 2020:
Oh, the fond memories we have of our conversations with "Sir James"! He and his wife Eileen were present at our children's first communions and baptisms in Fort Worth. Later we reconnected and had lots of fun solving the world's problems together while on our way to Jim's doctor appointments or during a visit. Jim, the poet, the singer, the dreamer, the believer. May the Angels lead you into Paradise!
IVH Chaplain David Hess left a message on June 22, 2020:
I have fond memories of singing with Jim and his late wife Eileen, "We'll Meet Again Some Sunny Day." Until then, may they rest in peace with the Lord.
Soller-Baker Funeral Homes, Inc. left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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