Barbara Jane Halsne | Morris Nilsen Funeral Chapel

August 26, 1946 - March 24, 2019

Barbara Jane (Worth) Halsne, age 72, of Richfield, passed away on March 24, 2019. She was a 40 year employee of Fairview Southdale Hospital and a longtime active volunteer at Woodlake Lutheran Church, Richfield. Most of all she loved to spend time with her family (especially her grandchildren's activities), and friends (especially her beloved "fall fling friends").
Survived by children, Michael (Melissa) Halsne, Michelle (Jason) Lee and Nicole (Daniel) Cagley; grandchildren, Ryan and Jake Halsne, Jared and Gretchen Lee and Nate and Grant Cagley; sister-in-law, Kathryn Worth; nephew, David Worth and niece, Sarah Mittelstadt and their families. She was preceded in death by her parents, Clarence and Evelyn Worth and brother, Leonard Worth.

Memorials to Woodlake Lutheran Church.


  1. Kevin Gustafson, MD says:

    Barb was a very dedicated employee in the Radiology Department at Fairview Southdale Hospital. As one of the radiologists that worked with her, we appreciated her hard work and all she did for us and our patients! Our very best wishes and sympathy to her family.

  2. Cathy Utne says:

    I am so sorry for your loss.
    Barb was one of the most patient, caring and creative individuals I had the privilege to work with at Southdale for 25 yrs.
    I am blessed to have shared that time with Barb and deeply saddened by her loss.

  3. Sharon Goodman says:

    Please accept my heartfelt sympathy in the loss of your mother/grandmother. I had the pleasure of working with Barb during her 40 year tenure at Fairview Southdale Hospital. Barb was kind and gracious. She had a kind word and smile for everyone she met and was loved by all who knew her.

  4. Jeff Lukens says:

    From the time I started working at Southdale Hospital in 1985, Barb stood out as one of the most caring, competent, and enjoyable people to work with. I especially enjoyed talking Gopher basketball with her. She was always responsive to any crisis or problem within the department or hospital. I will miss her greatly.

  5. Jeff Lukens says:

    Barb was one of the most caring, competent, and dependable person I worked with in my over 30 years at Fairview Southdale. I especially enjoyed talking Gopher Basketball with her. She had a special knack for getting things done effortlessly.
    I will miss her greatly.

  6. Carol Olson says:

    Barb was such a kind friend in her neighborhood for many years. She was like an angel in disguise offering kind words and moral support to those in need. She will be certainly be missed.

  7. Kathryn macCormick says:

    I always looked for her at church on Sunday as her smile always made me feel good. Sympathy to all the family. I am smiling as I write this as I know Barb is smiling down on us.


    I was so sorry to hear of Barb’s passing. She was a friend to me at Woodlake Church & was always kind to me. Please accept my condolences.

  9. Bob Olson says:

    So sorry for your loss. Our parents were good friends and I remember visiting when I was a kid and how welcoming she was. I also have nice memories of Barb bringing us to some Gopher games at the Barn with a lot of cheering. She was such a kind person with a big smile. Best wishes and sympathies to her family.

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