Omar Hietpas, age 82, of Appleton, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 16, 2015, with his family at his side. He was born on July 16, 1932 in Little Chute, to the late Cornelius and Anna (Conrad) Hietpas. On July 14, 1954, Omar married Shirley McCabe in Appleton. He was employed for over 40 years at Appleton Wire. Omar was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and volunteered at Habitat for Humanity. Some of his interests included woodworking and gardening. He looked forward to the annual trip to Las Vegas.
Omar is survived by his children: Deborah Hietpas, Thomas (Sally) Hietpas and Linda (John) Roberts all of Appleton; grandchildren: Abby Theisen and Eric Theisen; Ryan (Krista) Hietpas and Ross (Jenna) Hietpas; Kyle (fiancée Nicolette Smith) Roberts and Cole (Tara) Roberts; great grandchildren: Harper Hietpas and Adalie Hietpas; brothers: Merlin (Rose) Hietpas and Ken (Irene) Hietpas; sisters: Alice (Leo) Nackers, Lois Liebergen, and Sister Germaine Hietpas; and sister-in-law Patricia (Michael) Milton. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. Omar was preceded in death by his wife Shirley, and many siblings and in-laws.
The funeral liturgy for Omar will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, June 19, 2015 at SACRED HEART CATHOLIC CHURCH, 222 E. Fremont Street in Appleton. Fr. Brian Wideman will be officiating. Entombment will take place at Highland Memorial Park. The family will receive relatives and friends on Friday from 9:00 am until the time of mass. Online condolences can be offered at www.wichmannfargo.com.