Steven Masei Higa, age 49, passed away July 26, 2014 in Elgin. He was born on June 19, 1965 to the union of Susumu and Donna Higa.
Growing up in Streamwood, Steven began work at Elgin Mental Health Center in 1985. He went on to marry his loving wife Lori (Otehal) Higa in April of 1999. He was a kind gentle man who was a devote Catholic and a big reader. He will be greatly missed.
He leaves behind his beloved wife Lori (nee Otahal), step daughter Jessica Bryant and step granddaughter Autumn Rose. Sister Angie (Bill) Spencer, brothers Brian, Ken (Crystal) Higa. As well as many nieces and nephews.
Internment will be private. In memory of Steve, donations may be made to Wounded Warriors www.woundedwarriorproject.org or AMVETS. www.amvets.org Arrangements entrusted to Madison Funeral Home Elgin IL, 60120 847-741-1128