On February 14, 2003, WALTER J. SCHLIE; beloved husband of the late Mary L. Schlie; loving father of Ellen S. Hill, Jamie Schlie, and Nancy S. Knowles. Also survived by seven grandchildren. Family will receive friends on Thursday, from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 at HARRY H. WITZKE FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, INC., 4112 Old Columbia Pike, Ellicott City. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, at 10 A.M. at Our Lady of Perpetual Help, on Ilchester Road, Ellicott City. Interment Long Island National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Walter's name to the American Diabetes Assn.