Ernest August Masche Jr.

May 23, 1927April 9, 2018

Ernest August Masche, Jr., of Hickory, passed away on Monday, April 9, 2018 at W.G. Hefner VA Medical Center in Salisbury.

Born May 23, 1927 in Whitestone, Long Island, New York, he was the son of the late Ernest August Masche, Sr and Wilimina Huff Masche. A veteran of the US Army, he was a Criminal Investigator with the Military Police stationed in Frankfurt, Germany. That is where he met his wife, Anna, where she served as an interpreter. Ernest was a member of Miller’s Lutheran Church and retired as a general contractor in the construction business.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Anna Marie Masche.

Ernest is survived by his son, Ernest W. Masche and wife, Tamara, and grandson Alexander Masche of Hickory.

A Service of Remembrance, with Masonic rites, will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 15, 2018 in the chapel at Drum Funeral Home in Hickory with Pastor Kurtis Massey of Harvest Bible Chapel of Hickory officiating.

The family will receive friends prior to the service from 3:00 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorials may be given to the Masonic Home for Children, 600 College St, Oxford, NC 27565 or Masonic and Eastern Star Home, 700 S. Holden Road, Greensboro, NC 27407.


  • Ernest August Masche Sr, Father
  • Wilimina Huff Masche, Mother
  • Anna Marie Masche, Wife of 62 years
  • Ernest "Ernie" William Masche, Son
  • Tamara Masche, Daughter-in-law
  • Alexander Masche, Grandson

  • Masonic Home for Children
  • Whitestone Masonic and Eastern Star Home


  • Service of Remembrance Sunday, April 15, 2018

Ernest August Masche Jr.

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