The mother of a Wisconsin native killed in Iraq says he loved life and died doing what he wanted to do. Denise Albrecht of rural New Richmond is the mom of Jesse B. Albrecht. The 31 year-old Army Sergeant was killed Thursday when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle in Iraq. The Army confirmed his death Monday. Albrecht, who graduated from Prescott High School in 1994, is married and has an eleven year-old daughter. A memorial service will take place Saturday in Glenwood City. Albrecht is the 74th Wisconsin resident killed in Iraq.

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