Miles C. Lokeman, 70, state computer technician

August 06, 2004

Miles C. Lokeman, a retired state government computer technician, died of cancer Monday at Union Memorial Hospital. The Southwest Baltimore resident was 70.

Born in Baltimore and raised on Leeds Street, he was a 1951 graduate of Frederick Douglass High School and attended Howard, Morgan State and Boston universities, among other schools.

He worked for Mid-Atlantic Photo Composition Co. on Maryland Avenue for several years before joining the Maryland General Services Administration. He retired four years ago as a computer technician.

In the 1990s, Mr. Lokeman was the host of a weekly program, Computer Tips and Tricks, on WEAA-FM, the Morgan radio station.

He enjoyed boating and fishing.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. today at The Potters Place, 3333 Frederick Ave.

Survivors include his wife of 31 years, the former Tiniera Joyce Clark; two sons, Jada Lokeman and Troy Lokeman, both of Baltimore; a daughter, Rhonda Chriss Zieman of Kansas City, Mo.; a brother, Joseph Royce Lokeman of Silver Spring; three sisters, Anita B. Alexander, Jean D. Waters and Vondelear Smith-Hill, all of Baltimore; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

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