Meet Our Schmidt & Schulta Family

Staff members of Schmidt & Schulta Funeral Home live and shop within our community. You see them at community picnics, stores, restaurants or bowling alleys. They 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 every member of our staff.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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KATELYN A. SCHMIDT Funeral Director Assistant

Katelyn began working in the the office and is now a Funeral Director Assistant. 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

DAVID “BENJI” SCHMIDT

Owner & Licensed Funeral Director
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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
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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
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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

Funeral Director Assistant
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Katelyn began working in the the office and is now a Funeral Director Assistant. 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
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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
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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
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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.