Thomas Clair Brothersen was born July 1, 1949, to Thomas Marvin Brothersen and Afton Mckean Brothersen in Mount Pleasant, Utah. He passed away suddenly Friday, December 17, 2021, with Diane Ekblad Brothersen, his wife of 45 years, by his side.\n\nClair was a lifelong member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. His testimony of the gospel, which he shared with others throughout his life, took deep root while on his mission in Cumorrah, New York. He loved the Book of Mormon and testified of its truthfulness and was a strong scriptorian. He shared his knowledge of the scriptures with others to help them gain a firm understanding and testimony of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.\n\nAs a father Clair instilled a love of the Gospel and ethics of honesty and hard work into his children, which he gained growing up on a farm. As a man of varying talents, he taught his children and grandchildren many skills and worked alongside them on countless projects. As a husband he served with his wife, Diane, to bless the lives of countless loved ones, friends, neighbors, and strangers.\n\nHe loved to travel and reveled in a good road trip with great music, especially with Diane by his side.\n\nClair is preceded in death by his parents, sisters-in-law Susan Gourley and Shauna Brothersen and brother-in-law Ed Roth. He is survived by his beloved wife, Diane Ekblad, and five children Nicole (Josh) Earl, Natalie (Jake) Terry, Valerie, Robert (Jennifer), Chelsey (Cameran) Vincent, and 16 grandchildren. He is also survived by his siblings Dixie (Lloyd) Kjar, Wayne (Debbie), Ilene Roth, Keith (Lynn), Ralph (Susie), LeGrand, Paul (Carole) Ekblad, and Robert Gourley.\n\nA viewing will be held Tuesday, December 21, 2021 from 6 to 8 pm at Jenkins-Soffe South Valley, 1007 W. South Jordan Parkway, South Jordan, Utah. Services will be held on Wednesday, December 22 at 10:30 am at the LDS church at 10124 S 1300 W., South Jordan with a viewing from 9:30 to 10:15 am. Interment will be at the Mt. Pleasant City Cemetery.