November 1, 1934 - June 1, 2020
Margarita Elisa Underwood Larsen, know to those around her as Maggie, was born in Corcovado, Chubut, Argentina on November 1st 1934 to Guillermo Underwood and Gwladys Roberts. She grew up on her grandfathers ranch and went to school in the small Welsh colony town on Trevelin. Before immigrating to the United States of America she went to nursing school in Buenos Aires and graduated from the British Hospital School of Nursing. After completing her schooling she was called to be a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Argentina when Argentina was only one mission. She immigrated to Salt Lake City, Utah in 1961, and accepted a position at LDS hospital. Before taking her license to be a nurse in the United States she went to Westminster College in Salt Lake city to continue her education in Psychiatric care. Maggie Met Roy Larsen, who was from Norway, at a LDS stake dance, and they were married just 10 days later in the Salt Lake Temple on February 1st 1968! Maggie along with her husband Roy, were blessed with 2 children. Sonja and Erik, and now have 5 grandchildren all girls! Sierra, Reagan, Kendal, & Taelor Stein and Heather Erika Larsen. Maggie became head of nursing and was in charge of the nursing department of the Red Cross in Salt Lake City and Weber College accepted one of her programs for teachers recertifications in CPR. Maggie worked for St. Marks Hospital in the psychiatric unit for 17 years. She then retired to beautiful St. George Ut with her husband. From 2005-2007 they served a Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints service mission together in Mississippi and Arkansas. Maggie had a smile that would light up the room and a very generous heart! We will miss her dearly. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Serenity Funeral Home for funeral expenses. Please call their office at 435-986-9100.
Margarita Elisa Underwood Larsen, know to those around her as Maggie, was born in Corcovado, Chubut, Argentina on November 1st 1934 to Guillermo Underwood and Gwladys Roberts. She grew up on her grandfathers ranch and went to school in the small... View Obituary & Service Information
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