Clair LaVerne Caquelin

Clair LaVerne Caquelin

Birth
Webster City, Hamilton County, Iowa, USA
Death 1 Jan 1989 (aged 33)
Blairsburg, Hamilton County, Iowa, USA
Burial Webster City, Hamilton County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 93108202 · View Source
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Daily Freeman Journal Monday, 2 Jan 1989

CLAIR LaVERNE CAQUELIN, 33, of Blairsburg died early Sunday morning at his home in Blairburg.
Funeral services will be held Wed., Jan. 4, at 1:30 p.m. at UCC Congregational Church at Blairsburg, with the Rev. Leroy Franz, officiating. Burial will be at Graceland cemetery in Webster City. Visitation will be at the Foster Funeral Home.
CLAIR LaVERNE CAQUELIN, the son of Clair and Margaret (Simpson) Wepel, Sr. was born March 4, 1955, at Webster City. He was educated in various schools across the county, including Webster City, and was married to Janine Sesker on Aug. 24, 1974, at Webster City.
The couple resided at Blairsburg, where he was employed at the Blairsburg Coop Elevator for 11 years, and for the past three years for Casey's General Stores.
Surviving are his wife, Janine, two sons, Joseph and Daniel, and one daughter Charma all at home; His mother and step-father, Margaret and Roscoe Whipple; his father and step-mother, Clair and Eva Wepel of Ankeny; two sisters, Kathy Dixon and Pamela Moore of Webster City; three brothers, Bill Caquelin of Webster City, Robert Caquelin of Duncombe, and Rodger Caquelin of Dows; grandparents John and Lillie Wepel of Webster City and Harley Simpson of Dows. Also, a half-sister Lori Wepel of Des Moines; a step-brother Randy Wepel of Ankeny; and two step-sisters, Karen Stock and Connie Binder, both of Cedar Rapids; and several aunts and uncles, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his adopted father, John R. Caquelin, his grandmother, Alice Simpson, and one brother in infancy.
He was a former mayor of Blairsburg for 4 years.

BLAIRSBURG MAN KILLS SELF 2 Jan 1989
Clair Caquelin, 33, a former two-term Blairsburg mayor, apparently committed suicide over the New Year's weekend at his home.
He was discovered with a gunshot wound to the head at 1:43 a.m. Sunday and pronounced dead at the scene by the Webster City rescue squad.
Caquelin, a former Coop Elevator employee, was most recently employed as a truck driver by Casey's General Stores.


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  • Added: 5 Jul 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 93108202
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Clair LaVerne Caquelin (4 Mar 1955–1 Jan 1989), Find a Grave Memorial no. 93108202, citing Graceland Cemetery, Webster City, Hamilton County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Betty (contributor 46527014) .