Tom Ordeman, President of Fisher Funeral Home, has been a licensed funeral director since 1980. Representing the fifth generation of family ownership, Tom graduated from West Albany High School in 1975 and joined Fishers' in 1980.
Active in many civic organizations, Tom has given back to the community by serving on the boards of the YMCA, Albany General Hospital Foundation, Rotary, Linn County Fair, & Albany Chamber of Commerce, as well as statewide on the Oregon Funeral Director's Assn. Board, and internationally on the Selected Independent Funeral Homes Board of Directors, an international professional association of independently owned funeral homes, where he has served as President.
Tom has served as Albany Tennis Club President and on the Albany Boys & Girls Club Baseball Committee, Springhill Country Club Greens Committee, Linn County Fair Entertainment Committee, and participated in the Albany Leadership Program.
Tom's wife Denice (Coon) is a lifelong area resident and they have two adult sons, Tom Jr. and Scott.
Tom assists families with at-need arrangements, pre-arrangements and pre-financing, grave markers, and holds a State of Oregon Insurance License. He is an avid outdoorsman (he is licensed by the State of Wyoming as a hunting guide), and recreationally enjoys golf , tennis, and basketball.
Tom has been helping Albany area families for over 30 years and understands the needs of the community.
Wally Ordeman, Vice-President of Fisher Funeral Home, has been licensed by the State of Oregon as a funeral director/embalmer since 1984. Also a fifth generation funeral director, Wally graduated from West Albany High School in 1980 and attended Oregon State University (where he rowed on the crew team) before transferring to Mount Hood Community College’s Funeral Service Education Program.
Active in many local organizations and non-profit groups, Wally has served on the boards of the Red Cross, Kiwanis, St. Mary’s School, Albany Visitors Association, Willamette Memorial Park, West Albany Sports Foundation, Lions Eyebank Advisory Board, Albany Carousel Operations Committee, Albany Public Safety Foundation and the Oregon Funeral Directors Association.
He has been active in coaching basketball through The Albany Boys & Girls Club and West Albany High School. For 9 years he was the analyst on the West Albany football and basketball radio broadcasts, as well as the Friday morning KGAL "From the Sidelines" sports talk show.
In his spare time he loves to play golf and spend time at the beach.
Wally is married to Robin Benedict and has sons Perry and Alex and step daughters Keely, Breezy and Ally. In addition, he has three grandchildren Jackson, Peyton and Sawyer.
Wally is also a registered State of Oregon lobbyist, and represents the Oregon Funeral Directors Association and the Oregon Hearing Society.
Wally assists families with at-need arrangements, preplanning and grave markers. And together with his brother Tom, is responsible for the day to day operations of the 105 year old family business.
Wally is committed to helping families and serving those who put their trust in him.
Alice (Kropp) Ordeman
Alice (Kropp) Ordeman, a graduate of Albany High School, Oregon State College, and the San Francisco College of Mortuary Science, was licensed by the State of Oregon in 1961. Alice and Dan Ordeman (Dan passed away in 1997 & served as chairman of Fisher Funeral Home until his death) represent the 4th generation of the Fisher family.
Alice works in the office, assisting families with contributions, payments, biographical information, genealogy, and much more. Since we rarely use an answering service, Alice is often who answers funeral home calls from her home after normal business hours.
Alice is a member of The Albany Hope Church of the Assemblies of God, the Thursday Study Club, PEO Chapter EP, and is a past Governor’s Appointee to the Oregon State Medical Examiners Advisory Board. She also served on the Linn Benton Community College Foundation Board. Alice has served the Albany community and has provided comfort and guidance to grieving families for many years.
Jeff Prunk received his preneed insurance and funeral director's licenses in 2002. Jeff specializes in prearranged and prefunded services and often meets with area residents to discuss preplanning. Jeff also meets with at-need families who find his warm and compassionate manner to be of great comfort.
A lifelong resident of the Jefferson/Dever-Conner area, Jeff graduated from Jefferson High School and attended LBCC & Oregon State University where he studied counseling. Jeff worked for over 3 years counseling youth as a Campus Life Director, 8 years at Stone Forest, Inc., and 6 years in the titanium industry at Selmet.
Jeff and his wife, Dalana (Chilcote) were married in 1982 and have 2 adult sons, Jessey and Mitchell (and his wife Shasta), and a daughter, Charli. Jeff has coached football at Jefferson High School and through the Albany Boys and Girls Club for many years. He regularly spends time at the Fitness Experience gym.
Jeff's personality puts people at ease, and the families we serve have been comfortable with Jeff's guidance and demeanor while discussing what can be a very difficult subject. He stands ready to assist with your preneed arrangements.
Perry Ordeman is a licensed funeral director/embalmer at Fisher Funeral Home. He grew up in Albany, and attended St. Mary’s Elementary and North Albany Middle School before graduating from West Albany High School in 2005. Perry attended Linn-Benton Community College and graduated from Arapahoe Community College of Colorado with a degree in Mortuary Science. Representing the 6th generation at Fisher Funeral Home (Wally’s son & Tom’s nephew), Perry serves families through funeral planning, preplanning, and professional care of the deceased.
Perry has coached basketball through the Boys and Girls Club of Albany and currently coaches basketball at West Albany High School. Perry is also a Linn County Junior First Citizen interviewer and a member of the St. Mary’s Church. He has three children: Jackson, Peyton, and Sawyer.
Perry enjoys the outdoors, playing indoor soccer and softball, as well as coaching basketball. He is also a Linn County Junior First Citizen interviewer. Perry has three children: Jackson, Peyton and Sawyer.