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Our Staff

Serving Our Community, Serving Our Friends

Our Staff's Commitment to You.


Staff members of Schmidt & Schulta Funeral Home are caring and experienced professionals who understand that each family is unique and has personal requests and traditions. These requests and traditions are of utmost importance to our staff of licensed funeral directors.

 

DAVID “BENJI” SCHMIDT

Owner & Licensed Funeral Director


David "Benji" Schmidt is a third generation licensed funeral director and owner.  Benji and his wife, Jennifer, reside in Wittenberg.  They have three children, Cora, Katelyn and Gavin and three grandchildren, Elijah, Adah and Benjamin.  Benji is a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Wittenberg and enjoys listening to live music, traveling and camping.  He also enjoys being in the outdoors and spending time with his family.

 

JENNIFER L. SCHMIDT

Owner, Office Manager & Preneed Specialist


Jennifer and her husband, Benji, reside in Wittenberg.  They have three children, Cora, Katelyn and Gavin and three grandchildren, Elijah, Adah and Benjamin.  Jennifer is a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Wittenberg and enjoys traveling, cooking and baking and word puzzles.  But certainly spending time with her family is what life is all about.

 

CARRIE A. HARTLEBEN

Licensed Funeral Director

Carrie is a licensed funeral director.  She resides in Wittenberg with her husband Kane Niswander and their son, Grayson.  Carrie enjoys playing guitar and camping.  She also enjoys spending time with her family.

 

KATELYN A. SCHMIDT

Licensed Funeral Director


Katelyn began working in the the office and is now apprenticing to become a licensed funeral director.  She has a son, Elijah and a daughter, Adah.  They currently live in Birnamwood and are members of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Wittenberg.  Katelyn enjoys live music and spending time with her children.

 

Cora J. Eberius

Funeral Office Assistant


Cora works with our families and assist with funerals as well as printing paper products for funerals.  She and her husband, Alex, have a son, Benjamin.  They currently live in Weston and are members of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Wittenberg.  She enjoys taking walks with her family, traveling and being a mom.

 

KENNETH BRINKMAN

Funeral Director Assistant



Kenneth is an assistant that works with us on funerals.  He and his wife, Karen, reside in Hatley.  They are members of St. Florian's Catholic Church and enjoy traveling and visiting with family and friends.

 

ROGER WENDLER

Funeral Director Assistant



Roger is an assistant that works with us on funerals.  He and his wife, Mary Jane, reside in Wittenberg and are members of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Wittenberg.  They enjoy helping others, traveling and spending time with family and friends.  Roger also enjoys spending time in the outdoors.