Sue A. Benjamin, 51, Brookings, died June 30, 2001, in Brookings.

She was born March 12, 1950, in Los Angeles to John and Janet Hamilton.

She was raised and educated in Modesto, Calif.

She married Clarence Benjamin July 3, 1987, in Las Vegas.

Mrs. Benjamin worked as a drug and alcohol counselor at Saint Joseph retiring in 1993. She moved to Brookings that same year.

Survivors are her husband of Brookings; daughters, Melissa Brawley and Lori Blickenstaff, both of Stockton, Calif.; sons Jason Blickenstaff of Philadelphia; E.J. Blickenstaff of Salem; Steven and Mark Benjamin, both of San Francisco.

Also surviving are seven grandchildren.

A memorial service was held July 5 at Trinity Lutheran Church.