Age 87. Passed away suddenly March 27, 2012 with his loving wife of 42 years by his side. Born in Petaluma, he was a lifelong resident. A second-generation egg producer in Petaluma, he was co-owner of Liberty Farms and Sunrise Farm. He was also a volunteer Fire Chief on the Wilson School Board, and a member of numerous dance clubs. Loving husband of Joan Nissen and the late Patricia Nissen. Cherished father of Lynn Sutherland, Heidi Mischel, Eric Nissen (Cathy) and the late Nancy Munger; his stepsons; Fred Walker (Dianne) and John Walker (Megan). Dearest grandfather of 15 and great-grandfather of nine. He is survived by his sisters; Arlene Klein and Lorraine Johnsen.
Friends and family are invited to attend a Memorial Service to celebrate Al's life on Saturday, April 14, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. at the Sheraton Hotel, 745 Baywood Dr., Petaluma. Family assisted by Parent-Sorensen Mortuary.
Published in Petaluma Argus-Courier from Apr. 12 to May 12, 2012