Wayne White

“Sketching is something that gives me a sense of peace and calm, and I try to do the same for the families I serve. ”

Wayne White


Wayne brings a unique perspective to his work at Schmidt & Bartelt. He holds an undergraduate degree in Theater Arts from the University of Nebraska-Omaha and a MFA degree in Theater Design from the University of Alabama. Prior to attending MATC to earn his degree in Mortuary Science, Wayne worked for several professional theater companies, including the Milwaukee Repertory Theater, in a variety of capacities designing and constructing costumes. Sketching is one of many artistic forms of expression Wayne continues to enjoy doing today. He is originally from Northwest Indiana outside of Chicago, and became a licensed member of the Schmidt & Bartelt family of funeral directors in 1997.

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