Modesta Ursula Larsen Thurland Dies at 92

Modesta Ursula Larsen Thurland

Modesta Ursula Larsen Thurland of Estate La Grande Princesse died on Sept. 19. She was 92 years old.

She was preceded in death by her spouse, Will A. Thurland; mother, Josephine McGregor Larsen; father, Gotfred Larsen; sons: Gotfred A. Thurland Sr., Niels R. Thurland and Jens C. Thurland; brothers: Jens Larsen and Wagner Larsen; nephews: Wagner Larsen Jr. and Jose Larsen.

She is survived by her daughters: Karen C. Thurland Ph.D., Anne L. Thurland and Johanna E. Thurland; son, George P. Thurland; grandchildren: Gotfred A. Thurland Jr., Brandon Hatcher II, George P. Thurland Jr., Will Thurland II, Karissa T. Perez, Melissa Rosario, Vanessa Thurland, Linnea Thurland and K’mya Thurland; great- grandchildren: Jahsai Rosario, Ajahni Rosario, Caliyah Helliger, Massé Hatcher, Elijah Rosario, Nyack Nathaniel, Jahniel Perez, Malayah Mari Thurland and Lucia Hatcher; and nieces: Carmelita Vinding, Nilda Bradley, Christina Larsen, Lucia Morales, Catalina Isis and Olga Larsen.

She is also survived by her nephew, Hans Larsen; uncles: Oscar F. McGregor and Berthill McGregor; daughters-in-law: Luz M.V. Thurland and Riise S. Thurland; son-in-law, Joel Thurland; godchildren: Michael Schjang, Richard Jensen, Jr., Lisa Jensen, Omyra Batiste, Huan Larsen and others; special friends: Richard and Andrea Jensen, Monique and Audra Wenner, Sinead Miller, Angelita Gautier, Mary Schubert, Arol Abel, Gerard Doward and The Holy Cross Catholic Church family; and cousins and other relatives: Charles McGregor, Melvin McGregor, Alicia Emeric, the Thurland, Larsen, McGregor, Schjang and Emeric families; as well as other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.

A viewing will begin at 10 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 10:30 a.m., on Friday, Oct. 18, at Holy Cross Catholic Church. Interment will be at Christiansted Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Holy Cross Catholic Church or St. Mary’s Catholic School.