Alec William Wendt

October 17, 1996 ~ September 11, 2020 (age 23)


With profound sadness we announce the unexpected passing of our beloved Son, Alec William Wendt on September 11, 2020. 

Alec was born on October 17, 1996 in Madison, WI. Alec came into this world with lightning speed, and it came as no surprise his passions lay in rebuilding cars and street racing. 

Alec was a graduate of McFarland High School and worked in the auto parts industry for most of his career.  He was dedicated, hardworking, easygoing, kind, caring, and thoughtful; and he would always lend a hand wherever it was needed. 

Alec will be greatly missed by his countless friends and his family.  In his short time on Earth, he had a profound impact on so many. 

Alec is survived by his Mother, Margaret Ackley, and Father, Ronald Wendt (fiancee' Jennifer Cherry).  Aunts Marybeth Bay (Dave Budden) and Debra (Dave) Steinbach, Uncles Ted and Sam Ackley, Grandfather Edward (Donna) Ackley, Cousin Brooke Ackley, special friend Tayler Licitar, and countless other extended family and friends.  He was preceded in death by his "Granny" Marge Kingsley, and Paternal Grandparents Rodney and Joanne Wendt.

Alec will be laid to rest in a private family ceremony beside his beloved Maternal Grandmother at Roselawn Memorial Park in Monona, WI.

In memory of Alec, please consider donating your time or money to a local organization which supports our brothers and sisters suffering in crisis during these difficult times.

Do not stand at my grave and weep
I am not there; I do not sleep.
I am a thousand winds that blow,
I am the diamond glints on snow,
I am the sun on ripened grain,
I am the gentle autumn rain.

When you awaken in the morning's hush,
I am the swift uplifting rush
Of quiet birds in circled flight. 

I am the soft stars that shine at night.

Do not stand at my grave and cry,

I am not there; I did not die.

Indian Prayer - 1932



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