Mason Albert Sachse, 87, of Chesterfield, Mo., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Monday, Aug. 23, 2004, at his home.
He was born March 15, 1917, at Old Appleton, Mo., son of Julius and Olga Woeltje Sachse. He and Jean Alice Knox were married March 15, 1940, at Potosi, Mo. She died Dec. 9, 1990.
Mr. Sachse was a building inspector 27 years with Insurance Services, and then was a building inspector 10 years with city of Cape Girardeau. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church.
He served in the U.S. Army from April 2, 1941, to Dec. 17, 1945.
Survivors include a son, John Sachse of Ballwin, Mo.; a sister, Hazel Sandler of Brewer, Mo.; three grandchildren, Gina Youtsey of Bellevue, Ky., Craig Sachse of Kirkwood, Mo., Wesley Sachse of Glencoe, Mo.; three great-grandchildren, Casey Sachse of Bellevue, Brenden Colie and Mason Sachse of Ballwin.
He was preceded in death by two brothers.
There is no visitation.
The funeral will be private, with the Rev. Paul Kabo officiating. Entombment will be in Cape County Memorial Park Mausoleum.
Memorial contributions may be made to Missouri School for the Blind in St. Louis.