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. Ireland; 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 Ireland; 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.