Albert L. Fisher
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Albert L. Fisher died peacefully June 4, 2010, in Nacogdoches, Texas, at the age of 84. Visitation will be at Cason Monk- Metcalf Funeral Directors in Nacogdoches from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday evening. A funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 2306 Appleby Sand Road, with the Reverend Robert Kobler officiating. Burial will be at 4 p.m., after the funeral service, at Brookside Memorial Park, in Houston. Albert was born October 27, 1925, in Edinburg, Texas to Alfred Glenn and Lora Black Fisher. Mr. Fisher graduated from Edinburg High School in May of 1943, and worked until the end of World War ll at Moore Field, Mission, Texas in the Radio Repair Shop. In early September 1945, Mr. Fisher moved to Seguin, Texas and attended two years of college at Texas Lutheran College. Albert and Miss Lois Marie Briesemeister of Seguin were married at Emanuel Lutheran Church in Seguin on June 26, 1948, and Albert was employed at United Gas Corporation in Seguin on December 28, 1948, as a helper in the Service Department. Mr. Fisher's career with United Gas Corporation was at Seguin for one and one-half years; in La Grange, Texas for two and one-half years; in Laredo, Texas for ten years; in Houston for ten and one-half years; and for twelve years in Nacogdoches, as District Operations Manager. Then he returned to Houston as Manager of the Technical Gas Training Center. He retired on November 1, 1987, and then returned to his home in Nacogdoches in August of 1989. Albert developed a passion as an amateur radio operator, where he was known as Bert with call sign AC5Z. Albert was a lifetime member of the Nacogdoches Noon-Breakfast Lions Club. Albert also enjoyed the peace and quiet of the many forests in the East Texas area. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Albert is preceded in death by his parents; brother, Kenneth Fisher; sister, Dorothy Beck; niece, Karen Beck; and step-mother, Melva Babcock Fisher. Albert Fisher is survived by his wife, Lois; his three sons, James, Robert, and John; and daughter, Barbara Gilmore. Albert also has eight grandchildren: Lora Gilmore; David Gilmore and wife, Jessica; Daniel Gilmore and wife, Kate; and Sarah Gilmore, all of Bryan, Texas; Thomas Fisher and Gerald Fisher, both of Beaumont, Texas; and Scott Fisher and Alan Fisher, both of Plano, Texas. Mr. Fisher is survived by two brothers: Steven Fisher and wife, Janet of Teague, Texas; James H. Fisher of Centerville, Texas, sister-in-law, Misako Fisher of Lorton, Va., and Mary Vulchev and husband, Ned of Spanaway, Washington; and numerous nieces and nephews. Pallbearers will be his grandsons; David Gilmore, Daniel Gilmore, Thomas Fisher, and Gerald Fisher. Honorary pallbearers will be members and former members of the Noon Lions Club of Nacogdoches and Dr. Tom Atchison and Dr. Jerry Wilson. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Redeemer Lutheran Memorial Fund, 2306 Appleby Sand Road, Nacogdoches, Texas 75961 or to a charity of your choice. Condolences may be offered at www.casonmonk-metcalf.com. Cason Monk-Metcalf Funeral Home.

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Published in The Daily Sentinel on Jun. 6, 2010.
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June 8, 2010
ALWAYS ENJOYED WORKING WITH AL - HE WILL BE MISSED !!!
ROD CARNAHAN
June 8, 2010
You all are in my prayers.
Charles Anning, KF5ETJ
San Augustine, TX
June 7, 2010
You are in my prayers.
Terrie Pauler
June 7, 2010
Bob and Family, We are sorry to hear of your loss. You have shared some memories with us about your dad and although he is gone, you will always have those with you. Know that your friends care about you and your family especially at this sad time. Our condolences to you all.
Ron & Mary Ann Fiedler
June 7, 2010
Bob, So sorry for your Loss. Sorry we could not make the service. Thinking of you and praying for you and your family.
Skip Parmer
June 7, 2010
On behalf of the Texas CW net, where Bert was a stalwart net control and supporter, in spite of his problems with keying, please accept our sincere condolences. We all were pulling for him during the past few months since he reported his illness and subsequent treatment. God must have had another plan for his dear soul. May he rest in peace and the Lord's perpetual light shine upon him. Steve Phillips, K6JT, Plano TX
June 6, 2010
Rest in peace Bert. You will be missed. A sad day for Amateur Radio.
73 my friend
Gary K5GLS
Louisiana SM
June 6, 2010
Bert will be missed throughout the ham community. I will miss his easy-going personality after countless on-the-air contacts and face-to-face meetings at picnics over the years.
Charlie Ogilvie W5GKH in West Columbia
June 6, 2010
Very sorry to the family for your loss.God Bless you all...
Bill WB5LYB Leesville,Louisiana
Bill Garvey
June 6, 2010
Was saddened to learn of Bert's death. Bert was a true gentleman and a dear friend of our family for many years. We will miss him on the "ham waves" and the many amateur radio functions that we attended over the years.

73 Bert, you are in a better place.

George (NC5G) and Nan (N5ICH) Winship
George Winship
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