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“Bien was my closest friend on earth. We worked, bowled, fished, travelled, ate, played and talked endlessly together.He was the clearest thinking,...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Joe Carroll - Malvern, PA

“Know Bien all my life. A great friend. He will be missed. ”
2 of 8 | Posted by: Roger Budry - Leesburg, FL

“I first met Bien when I was 18 in the US Army at Fort Knox KY.from that point on we were always friends. Marge and I have felt like Family over those...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: derrick reynolds - MI

“Benny was one of my best friends ever since I met him decades ago on the Corp. Staff. We worked together for years and had a ball... with lunch...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Ken Quint - Rochester, MI

“I have the fondest memories of Benny. I would even call him a mentor. I was a young person in the IT business in the 1980's. Benny taught me...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: George Guerrieri - Clarkston, MI

“MY CONDOLENCES TO BENNY'S FAMILY 9awghHe always tried to help us at CFC. ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: aRTHUR mICHALEC - sHELBY tWP, MI

“I always enjoyed working and playing with Benny. My best wishes to his family. ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Jerry Bloom - Troy, MI - Coworker

“Always thought of Bien as my "Cool" cousin. Will miss that twinkle in his eyes. Rest in Peace! ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Yokie Van Vallis - Chesterfield, MI


Bien "Benny" Tek Lim, age 89, died Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at his home in Warren, Michigan. Bien was born January 2, 1929 in Detroit, Michigan, son of the late Wie Kim Lim and the late Katie Moy Lim. Stepson of the late restaurateur, Victor Lim – on Adams in Detroit, and beloved big -brother to the late Joyce (Gilbert) Lim Chin and Ming (Fay) Chai-Lim Lee.

Bien was raised in Detroit where he later attended and graduated from Cranbrook High School in Bloomfield Hills. He would go on to attend Georgetown University until he was called to duty serving the United States Army during the Korean War. Bien would serve faithfully from February 28, 1951 until receiving his honorable discharge on February 27, 1953. Bien attained the rank of Corporal before returning home to Detroit to once again begin civilian life.

Bien worked for over 30 years for the Chrysler Corporation in Highland Park where he retired as an IT purchasing executive for the automotive giant. Bien was engaged in a dual career from the late 60s thru 70s as he helped manage the family restaurant business. He worked hard and really enjoyed playing racquetball to build relationships and relieve stress which motivated his comrades to stay healthy. Even after retirement in 1988, Bien continued to play racquetball up until the age of 84.

Additionally, Bien had many passions in life including being a fan of collegiate sports. Even though his own daughter attended Michigan State University, Bien was a die-hard University of Michigan Wolverine fan. He loved to watch college basketball and football with family and friends. Another passion of Bien's was food, to include cooking, eating and dining out at his favorite eateries. He loved his Asian restaurants and also enjoyed Joe Muer's Restaurant on Gratiot Avenue before its closing.

Bien will be remembered by his family as the pillar, and the patriarch. He was the consummate provider and cared deeply for others in his extended family. A devoted son, father, brother and uncle, he was also a coach, mentor and counselor to so many family, friends and colleagues. He was the cheerleader for the family's children at all their sporting events and also the elder statesman to lean on for wisdom. He will be forever missed and always cherished.

Bien was the beloved husband of Darlene Domasiewicz, the dear father of Dina (Brian) Wines, and the second father and mentor to Dennis Domasiewicz, and the late Thomas Domasiewicz. He was the cherished second grandfather of Kristen and Jonathan Wines. Mr. Lim is further survived by many loving relatives and friends.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the D.S. Temrowski & Sons Funeral Home, 30009 Hoover Road at Common (12 ½ Mile Rd) in Warren.

Please share memories of Bien at his memory book above.