Allan "Al" Joseph Bisenius
April 29, 1930 – December 1, 2019
Beloved Husband, Dad, Grandfather and Friend
Allan Joseph ”Al” Bisenius was born April 29, 1930 in Mt. Angel, Oregon. He passed away peacefully on December 1, 2019 at age 89.
Al is survived by his beloved wife of 64 years, Dorene F. Bisenius, three daughters, Theresa (Don) Fraly, Karen (Bill) Stone, and Jennifer Lee, four grandchildren and 2 great-granddaughters. Al was preceded in death by his parents, Isadore and Rita Bisenius, son Gregory and his five older brothers, Bob, Matt, Dick, Jack and Jim.
When Al was young his family moved to Portland where he was raised and attended Central Catholic and Washington High School. After high school, Al served in the Army and was stationed in Germany. When he returned to Portland he attended Portland State University until joining the Portland Fire Department. During his years with the Fire Department, Al made many lifelong friends that became part of our extended family. He retired in 1987 after 30 years of dedicated service.
In 1972 the family moved to the Sandy area where Al served as a volunteer for the Sandy Fire Department. He enjoyed time with his family, annual camping and fishing trips, and any race events involving cars or motorcycles. Al and Dorene were fortunate to experience traveling throughout the US and abroad.
Services will be held at 11:00 am, Thursday December 12, 2019 at Bateman Carroll Funeral Home, 520 W Powell Blvd, Gresham OR 97030, with a reception immediately following.
Fireman's Honors and Memorial Service
Bateman Carroll Funeral Home
520 W Powell Blvd
Military Honors and Committal
Willamette National Cemetery
11800 SE Mt Scott Blvd