Clint Thomas Bothwell was born February 10, 1976, to Tom and Peggy (Pape) Bothwell, in Onawa, Iowa.
He died on Monday, December 24, 2018, near Soldier, Iowa as the result of a car accident at the age of 42 years, 10 months, and 14 days.
Clint was raised near Moorhead and graduated from East Monona High School with the class of 1994. Clint worked at various places including: GOMACO in Ida Grove, Iowa; Saber Communications in Sioux City, Iowa; Coneco in Blair, Nebraska. He built fire trucks in Dodge, Nebraska, and most recently he worked at Tommy Gate in Woodbine, Iowa.
Clint liked watching and talking about sports, politics and the stock market while enjoying a beer.
He particularly liked to watch the Iowa Hawkeyes play football and wrestle, UNI play football, as well as the Pittsburgh Steelers. He always watched out for his many nieces and nephews, and they all called him Uncle Buck. Clint also enjoyed vacationing in South Dakota. If you could not find Clint at home he would be at the Midway Tavern.
Clint was preceded in death by his grandparents, Gene and Violet Bothwell and Chet and Opal Pape; and Uncle Terry Pape. He is survived by his parents, Tom and Peggy Bothwell of Moorhead, Iowa; brother, Kelly Bothwell and his wife Angie of Moorhead, Iowa; sister, Cindy Block and special friend Brian Carter of Woodbine, Iowa; seven nephews and nieces; seven great nephews and great nieces; and other relatives and friends.
A funeral service was held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, December 29, 2018, at Fouts Funeral Home in Woodbine. The clergy was Pastor Jerry Swanberg. The recorded musical selections were: “Brotherly Love” by Keith Whitley & Earl Thomas Connelly, “There You’ll Be” by Faith Hill, and “Drink A Beer” by Luke Bryan.
The honorary pall bearers were: Donnie Amunson, Randy Block, Rick Harris, Bryan Hinkel, Byron Hinkel, Nick Melby, Pat Melby, Terry Oestman, Fred Parks, Chuck Sandvold, Gavin Savery, Brandon Thoreson, Denny Thoreson, and Jason Winegar. The pall bearers were: Reed Block, Ross Block, Korey Bothwell, Chad Chambers, Kane Thompson, and Gabe Pape.
Fouts Funeral Home in Woodbine was in charge of the arrangements.