Barbara Larson, 68, Minot, ND, passed away Sunday, October 18, 2020, in her home in Minot.
Barbara Ann Blikre was born April 3, 1952, the daughter of Leslie “Roy” and Mary Lou (Shelton) Blikre, in Williston, ND. She was raised and educated in Williston and Minot, and graduated from Minot High School in 1970. She then attended Minot Business College where she graduated with an associate degree in Business.
Over the years, Barb has worked for Westland Oil and Flying J. For most of her career, she worked for Farstad Oil, retiring in 2008.
Barb was once married to Larry Larson. From this union, their son, Lance, was born.
Barb enjoyed spending time outside gardening, reading, and especially the time she and Joe spent at the lake. Barb was extremely proud of her three grandchildren and loved spending time with them including attending their sporting events, concerts, and activities.
Her loving family includes: significant other, Joe Gange, Minot; son, Lance Larson (Wendy Howe), Minot; grandchildren, Casey, Brady and Sophia Larson, all of Minot; brothers, Gregg (Jackie) Blikre, Gillette, WY, Jerry (Sue) Blikre, Minot, and Lowell Blikre (Rebecca Steines), Decorah, IA; sister, Marcy Blikre (Donna Moos), West Fargo; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Barb was preceded in death by her parents, Roy and Mary Lou Blikre; and her nephew, Marc Blikre.
Celebration of Life Service: Monday, October 26, 2020, at 10:30 a.m. at The Pursuit, Minot.
Interment: Rosehill Memorial Park, Minot, ND.
The service will be livestreamed for the public to view and can be accessed by going to YouTube <a href=https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkw5wBH7W_IUwKUcuLvhgOw> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkw5wBH7W_IUwKUcuLvhgOw</a>.
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