Michael James Wensky

April 18, 1962 - December 11, 2015
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Belvidere, IL

Michael James Wensky, 53, of Belvidere, IL, died with his mother by his side, Friday, December 11, 2015 from complications of injuries sustained in an automobile accident on October 20, 1993. Michael was born April 18, 1962 in Belvidere, IL, son of Robert and Jeannine (Carlson) Wensky. He graduated from Belvidere High School in 1981. Michael enjoyed NASCAR, therapeutic horseback riding, family vacations and gatherings.

Michael  is loved and will be missed by his mother, Jeannine Wensky; brother and sisters, Denise (Bob) Hauser, David (Kelli) Wensky, Michelle (Mike) Dixon; grandmother, Marjorie Carlson; aunts , Lana Carlson, Joanne Wensky, Joanne (Wayne) Kruger; nieces and nephews , Nathan (Amber) Hauser, Logan Wensky, Erin (Cody) Laseman, Alex Larrabee, Ethan Hauser, Parker Wensky, Dawson Wensky, Chelsey Dixon; good friends, Paul Burnell, Ed Downey, The Headlines Brain Injury Support Group, and his friends at BRAVEHEARTS Therapeutic Riding and Educational Center. Michael is preceded in death by his father Bob; uncle, Art L. Wensky; paternal grandparents, Arthur A. and Josephine M. (Vavrinek) Wensky; maternal grandfather, Chester Carlson.

Special thanks to OSF St. Anthony Neuro/Trauma ICU nurses and staff and Dr. Alexander and his staff.

Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., December 17, 2015 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave, Belvidere, IL 61008 with Pastor Cory Whitford officiating. Visitation will be held from 5:00-8:00 p.m., December 16, 2015 at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be given to the Bravehearts Therapeutic Riding. To light a candle or share a condolence, please visit www.AndersonFCS.com.

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Service Schedule

Visitation Information

Date: Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Time: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Pending with Anderson Funeral and cremation Services: Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Chapel

Address:

218 W. Hurlbut, Belvidere, IL, 61008

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Visitation will be held from 5:00-8:00 p.m., December 16, 2015 at the funeral home. .


Service Information

Date: Thursday, December 17, 2015

Time: 11:00 am -

Pending with Anderson Funeral and cremation Services: Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Chapel

Address:

218 W. Hurlbut, Belvidere, IL, 61008

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Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., December 17, 2015 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave, Belvidere, IL 61008 with Pastor Cory Whitford officiating.


Cemetery Information

Date: Thursday, December 17, 2015

Belvidere Cemetery

Address:

1121 N Main St., Belvidere, IL, 61008

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Burial in Belvidere Cemetery


Memorial Information

Memorial donations may be given to the Bravehearts Therapeutic Riding.


 

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Born: April 18, 1962
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Kimberly Long posted on 12/14/15

I send my sincere condolences to the family of Michael. He was such a kind man, and I'm thankful for the pleasure of meeting him through my cousin Ed at Bravehearts. May God bless you and keep you during this difficult time.

 

Nicole Parisot Grant posted on 12/14/15

Thinking of all you...prayers and hugs.

 

Roxan Johnson posted on 12/15/15

Jeannine and family.... Gerry and I are so sorry to hear of Michael's passing. Please know we are thinking about you and praying for you and yours,

 

Dr. Rolf and Marge Gunnar, BraveHearts Founders posted on 12/16/15

Dearest Michael: You will be terribly missed by all of us at BraveHearts who cherished you. You had the bravest of hearts. Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon him.

 

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