Clifford R. Caquelin, 100, died quietly at home in Hokah, MN on Sept. 2, 2020. As per his wishes, there will not be a service at this time. A private family burial will be held at the French Church Cemetery east of Woolstock.

  Clifford was born June 3, 1920 in Woolstock to Raymond and Emma Caquelin. He married Arlene Hiemstra on June 15, 1941.

  Clifford made it to his 100th birthday and enjoyed all the cards, food and attention he got. He enjoyed racing cars and motorcycles in his younger years. Clifford spent his entire life farming and enjoying his horses and mules. He was a cowboy at heart and that is how he dressed.

  He was preceded in death by his wife; sister; two brothers; and a son-in-law.

  He is survived by daughters Penny of Hokah, Lynette of Eau Claire, WI, and Jackie of Eau Galle, WI; grandchildren Josh, Ben, Amanda, Brian and Cindy; six great-grandchildren; and eight great- great-grandchildren.

  Jandt-Fredrickson Funeral Homes and Crematory in Caledonia, MN is handling the arrangements. Online condolences may be left at