Janet Mary Omick (Nee Neudauer)
Born March 7th, Heaven gained another Angel on Tuesday, November 29th, 2022 when Janet passed peacefully with her family by her side.
A devoted & loving wife, Janet is survived by her husband Allen Richard Omick. Together they journeyed through over 60 years of life. A proud parent of Craig Omick & Sharon (Wayne) Marton (nee Omick). Grandchildren: Rebecca Omick (partner Jeremy Check), Rachel Omick, Sheila Marton, (special friend Ben Brown), Sean Marton, Grant Marton, (fiancé Kimmy Mehlert) & great-granddaughter Lily (Rachel’s daughter). Further survived by nieces, nephews, cousins and additional family and friends.
Preceded in death by her mother Florence Neudauer – Pietrzak (Nee Szelmeczka), Fathers Edward Neudauer & Max Pietrzak, Brother Edward (Donna) Neudauer & Sisters Susan Wojciechowski & Mary Pietrzak.
A wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, friend & valued volunteer, Janet was proud to make life better for other people. Often noted are their many special memories with family & friends at the family cottage on the lake in the Oshkosh – Omro area. Born in Milwaukee, Janet attended St. Adalbert School & was a graduate of South Division High School. After high school she attended Alliance College in Cambridge Springs, PA.
Janet worked as a librarian & for the Stark Candy company (home of the Snirkles Candy Bar & Candied Raisins) & for many years worked for the Government at the draft board. A dedicated volunteer for years, Janet worked for a number of organizations: Mazur Polish Dancers an accomplished ethnic costume dancer, Janet & the group were featured in National Geographic’s magazine. Mazur Polish Dancers Board of Directors, being with the group for over 50 years.
The VFW Post Marching Group. A member of St. Florian Catholic Church & the St. Florian’s Players. Lifetime member of the Polish National Alliance. First elected female on the board of Directors of The Polish American Congress – Chicago. Girl Scouts Leader. Boy Scouts Den Mother. PTA member for Pershing School – West Milwaukee.
Milwaukee Teachers Education Association (MTEA). League of Women Voters. Chair of the Democratic Party for West Allis, West Milwaukee. West Milwaukee Election Poll Commissioner & Supervisor, West Allis Cable – A dedicated accomplished volunteer, Janet enjoyed being a Writer, Director, Producer, Camera Crew, Creator & Co creator of many Award Winning Shows.
Member of “Viewers Voice”- West Allis. Her 1st cable series “American Heritage” ran for 15 years. Her 2nd cable show “People of West Allis” enjoyed a 7 year run.
Janet received awards for Most Shows Produced for the series “American Heritage.” Successfully ran the Christmas call-in show to Mr. & Mrs. Claus for many years.
West Allis Charities – Served 25+ years as a member. West Allis Western Days – For years Janet oversaw Security for the event as well as organizing the Parades.