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 schmidtschulta@hotmail.com

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 four grandchildren, Elijah, Adah, Benjamin and Leland. 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 schmidtschulta@hotmail.com

Jennifer and her husband, Benji, reside in Wittenberg. They have three children, Cora, Katelyn and Gavin and four grandchildren, Elijah, Adah, Benjamin and Leland. 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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CORA J. EBERIUS Funeral Office Assistant cora@schmidtschulta.com

Cora works with our families and assist with funerals as well as printing paper products for funerals. She and her husband, Alex, have a two sons, Benjamin and Leland. 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 BLAKEWELL Funeral Director Assistant

Kenneth Blakewell resides in Wittenberg with his wife, Mary and their loyal companion, Buddy.

Ken likes to read, listen to books on audio and has recently taken up golfing.  He is a member of the Bloecher-Johnson American Legion Post #502.

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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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ROBERT ECKER Funeral Director Assistant

Robert 'Bob' Ecker resides in Birnamwood with his wife, Julie.

He enjoys life and visiting with the community. 

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KATELYN A. SCHMIDT Funeral Director Assistant katelyn@schmidtschulta.com

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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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 four grandchildren, Elijah, Adah, Benjamin and Leland. 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 four grandchildren, Elijah, Adah, Benjamin and Leland. 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.

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 two sons, Benjamin and Leland. 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 BLAKEWELL

Funeral Director Assistant
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Kenneth Blakewell resides in Wittenberg with his wife, Mary and their loyal companion, Buddy.

Ken likes to read, listen to books on audio and has recently taken up golfing.  He is a member of the Bloecher-Johnson American Legion Post #502.

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.

ROBERT ECKER

Funeral Director Assistant
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Robert 'Bob' Ecker resides in Birnamwood with his wife, Julie.

He enjoys life and visiting with the community. 

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.

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.