Sue is a certified veterinary technician, and she is the longest tenure technician at Lakeside having joined the staff in 1980. She graduated from the Medical Institute of Minnesota with her technician degree in 1979. She especially enjoys hand-on patient and client care. Besides having a multitude of professional technical skills, Sue manages the drug and supply ordering for the hospital. She enjoys the diversity of her job. “In human medicine, jobs are more specialized. Here I get to do bloodwork, x-rays, assist in surgery, dental work, pharmacy, outpatient appointments and client education.”
When not at work, Sue has is very involved volunteering for her church and the local food pantry. She enjoys traveling and doing calligraphy. She shares her home with her husband Frank. They have had three golden retrievers who have all crossed the rainbow bridge – Jasmine, Keiki and Brandy.
Favorite book: Anything by Patricia Cornwell
Favorite movie: Most musicals but especially The Sound of Music
Favorite quote: Families come in all shapes, sizes and species.
Person admired: Dr. Hoppe
If you could have one superpower what would you choose? Time Travel
When playing rock, paper, scissors which one is your go to? Paper – if I win fine but if I lose I can still use the cut paper for a calligraphy project.