Tillie L. Venes, 89, Brookings, died Dec. 19, 2000.

She was born May 31, 1911, in the Ukraine.

She was employed as a secretary for the New York Public School District for many years until her retirement.

Survivors are her sons Dr. Donald Venes, Brookings; Elliot Venes, Coram, N.Y.; grandsons Steven and Alex Venes.

Preceding her in death were her husband Frank Venes and her parents Joseph and Donna Lipstman.

No formal services will be conducted.

Arrangements are under the direction of Scantlins Brookings Mortuary Chapel.