Michael J. ‘Mario’ Albrecht, 57

Michael J. 'Mario' AlbrechtTown of Cedarburg resident Michael J. Albrecht passed away unexpectedly Thursday March 5, 2015, at the age of 57. Mike was born in Milwaukee on Aug. 7, 1957, the son of Jack and Shirley (nee White) Albrecht, and married Rosemarie Thush on Oct. 16, 1999.

Survivors include his wife, Rosemarie (nee Petrowsky); daughter, Stephanie Thush; mother, Shirley Albrecht; brothers, Steve Albrecht and David Albrecht; sisters-in-law, Chris (Tom) Tushoski and Marina Albrecht; brothers-in-law, Mark (Janet) Petrowsky, Michael (Laura) Petrowsky, Gary Petrowsky and Brian (Julie) Petrowsky.

Also survived by nieces, nephews, friends, the furry fourlegged patrons of the backyard Albrecht Animal Cafand especially his dog Carter, his happy yard companion. Preceded in death by his father, Jack Albrecht, and his brother, Scott Albrecht.

A Funeral Service will be held at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 12, 2015, at Redeemer Evangelical Lutheran Church, W76 N627 Wauwatosa Road, Cedarburg, WI 53012. Military Honors will be presented at the conclusion of the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the church or any humane society are appreciated. The family will greet relatives and friends on Thursday at the church from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Mike was employed at Messer Cutting Systems Inc. in Menomonee Falls. He was a U.S. Army veteran and a member of Redeemer Evangelical Lutheran Church. Mike’s appreciation of nature was evidenced by his passion for flowers and love of animals. Among his other interests and pastimes were the Green Bay Packers, NASCAR, deer hunting with his brothers-in-law, playing sheepshead and slots and on winter weekends, watching TV in front of the fireplace.

Online condolences can be directed to the family at www.schramkafuneralhome.com.  The Schramka-Densow Funeral Home is assisting the family.