Strandquist, Clifford Gene

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Clifford Gene Strandquist 
1940 – 2021

Clifford Gene Strandquist of Stettler, Alta. passed away unexpectedly on Sept. 23, 2021nat the age of 80 years at home due to a chronic medical condition. 

Clifford went to school at Blumenau School until Grade 3 or 4, then continued grade school in Botha. He went to Red Deer Composite High School for one year. 

He went to work for the Town of Stettler for a few years before he started to work for Doctors Bill Harrison and Jim DiCola doing blood testing on cattle until May of 1963. 

He was then hired with the Department of Agriculture and worked with them until he retired at the age of 55. 

His grandchildren Cally and Cody had a special place in his heart. He was very proud of their accomplishments. 

Clifford had a passion for the sport of bullriding, horse racing and the cattle industry. 

He will be missed. 

Cliff is survived by his wife Louella of 60 years; sons Calvin (Lora) Strandquist and Brad (Kathy) Strandquist; grandchildren Cally Strandquist and Cody Strandquist; sister Beverly Shaw; brother Alfred Strandquist; and niece Pamela Shaw; as well as other family and many dear friends. 

He was predeceased by his parents Richard and Margaret. 

Friends and family joined in memory of Cliff at Calvin and Lora’s house for a time of fellowship. 

Memorial donations may be made in Cliff’s name to STARS or to a charity of your choice c/o Stettler Funeral Home & Crematorium, Box 1780, Stettler, AB T0C 2L0, 403-742-3422, who have been entrusted with the care and funeral arrangements. 

To send or view condolences to the family, please visit www.stettlerfuneralhome.com.

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