January 9, 1947-February 2, 2018
CAMANCHE, Iowa — Orville J. "Shorty" Fierce, 72, of Camanche, Iowa, passed away Friday Feb. 2, 2018, at home, surrounded by family. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Online condolences may be left at www.papefh.com.
Shorty was born on Jan. 9, 1947, in Fairfield, Iowa, the son of Orville M. and Phyllis (Showens) Fierce. He married Terri Oehrlein on March 21, 1990. Shorty retired as a cement truck driver from W.G. Block Co. He enjoyed fishing and spending time with his grandchildren.
Shorty is survived by his wife, Terri Fierce of Camanche; four children, Kellie (Tim) Carter, Eric Fierce, Michelle Lyons all of Princeton, Iowa, and Christina (Jim Lathrop) Lyons of Sabula, Iowa; Jonnie Bernauer of Camanche, whom he considered a son; 12 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.