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Hugo Oscar Liem, Jr.

March 18, 1934 ~ March 1, 2019 (age 84)


  Hugo “Bud” Oscar Liem, Jr. of Ellicott City, Md. passed away March 1, 2019. He was born March 18, 1934 to Hugo Oscar Liem Sr. and Wilhemina March Liem in Anniston, Al. He served 2 years in the U.S. Army. He worked for the Baltimore City Department of Transit and Traffic from 1961 to 1980 serving as Commissioner of the department from 1969 to 1980. He also worked for Henningson, Durham and Richardson, Inc. as Chief Traffic Engineer. He retired from MNCPPC on April 1, 1996. He had a BS in Civil Engineering from NC State University and a Certificate in Highway Traffic from Yale University. He was a faithful member of Emmanuel Luther Church in Catonsville, Md. He enjoyed swimming, golf, bowling, travelling and playing bridge.

He is survived by his loving wife, Lou Jean Moretz Liem, children Janice (Mark) Selmer, Doug (Beth Hoff) Liem and Sandy (Robert) Eggerl. He is also survived by 9 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and sister, Jeanette Hooper.

 In lieu of flowers the family requests donation to Gilchrest Hospice or Emmanuel Lutheran Church. The family would like to sincerely thank Christian, from Hospice, for her special care to the family. 

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March 7, 2019

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Harry H. Witzke's Family Funeral Home
4112 Old Columbia Pike
Ellicott City, MD 21043

Funeral Service
March 8, 2019

11:00 AM
Emmanuel Lutheran Church
929 Ingleside Ave.
Catonsville, MD 21228

Interment following funeral service
March 8, 2019

Crest Lawn Memorial Gardens
2150 Mt. View Road
Marriottsville, MD 21104


Gilchrist Center of Howard County
5537 Twin Knolls Rd. #433, Columbia MD 21045

Emmanuel Lutheran Church
929 Ingleside Ave., Catonsville MD 21228

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