Susan McNiel Sina, age 67, of Oakdale, MN, graduate of Fosston High School, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, April 2nd, in Oakdale. Interment will be in St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery, Lengby, and memorial services will be held at a later date. Arrangements are with Carlin Family Funeral Service of Fosston and messages of condolence may be shared at www.carlinfuneral.com. Due to the health crisis, memorials may be sent to Ultima Bank Minnesota, Susan McNiel Sina memorial fund, 9 West Minnesota Ave, Winger, MN 56592.Susan Renee McNiel Sina was born on December 28, 1952 in Fosston, Minnesota to Dr. Jack and Marie McNiel. She grew up in Fosston and graduated from Fosston High School in 1971. After high school, she spent most of her life in the Twin Cities working in the restaurant industry. One of her many restaurant jobs was as a Sous Chef at the Hotel Sofitel in Bloomington, Minnesota. Susan was currently living in Oakdale.Susan enjoyed cooking, caring for her many plants, crafts, and animals, especially her cat, Violet. Susan remembered her loved ones and friends by sending out a card for nearly any occasion and was always willing to lend a helping hand. Most of all, Susan loved spending time with her children and her grandchildren. They meant the world to her. She will be lovingly remembered and dearly missed.Survivors include her children, Heidi (Ron) Lemer of McIntosh, MN, Natalie Sina (Jeremy) of Champlin, MN, Vanessa Huntley (Alex) of Blaine, MN, and Jacob Brovold of Oakdale, MN; grandchildren, Calie and Courtney (Heidi), Macie and Gabby (Natalie), and Ricky (Vanessa); and her mother, Marie McNiel of Plymouth, MN.Also surviving are her three siblings, Shelly Isaacson, Mike McNiel, and Sara McNiel. Nieces and nephews also survive. She was preceded in death by her father, Dr. Jack McNiel.