Barbara Larsen Morton


Passed away in Florida, with her husband at her side, on November 23, 2022, at 61 years of age due to complications from blood clots and a heart attack. Barbara was born on February 17, 1961, in Bismarck, ND, to Dana Hall Larsen and James Robert Larsen, both of whom preceded her in death. She graduated from Dickinson High School class of 1979 and graduated from Minnesota State University Moorhead in 1984 with a bachelor’s degree in social work. Barbara sold insurance for TCF in Minneapolis; managed the golf course lounge at Ruttgers Bay Lake Resort, Deerwood, MN; managed an apartment building and office building in Eden Prairie, MN; and in Florida she was an Employee of the Month at Walmart.

Barbara is survived by her best friend and husband of 30 years Craig; her son Thomas P. Caspers (Kelly Rolfe) and granddaughter Carmin, Excelsior, MN; sister Kimberly (Jerry Schwartz) and niece Molly Schwartz (Rick Hinkle), Dickinson, ND; nephew Daniel, Bismarck ND; brother James Larsen, Meridian, ID; sisters-in-law Patricia L. (Daniel) Costigan, Bloomington, MN; Liz Morton, Umatilla, FL; brother-in-law Dan Morton, Cotopaxi, CO; stepdaughter Kelly (Jim) Yolch, Rochester, MN; and stepson Bradley (Theresa) Morton, Eden Prairie, MN.  Barbara will also be deeply missed by her step-grandchildren Grant, Grace, and Jameson Yolch and Jack and Cole Morton.  Also missed by her special high school friend Joanna Fuchs, Dickinson, ND.

A memorial service will be held on a later date at Christ Presbyterian Church, Edina, MN, with a private burial at Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis.  

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