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Obituary for Steven Rokita
Steven Rokita, 64, of Peoria Heights, IL passed away Friday, November 27, 2015 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria, IL. He was born August 10, 1951 in Poland to Stefan and Jozefa Jelen Rokita. He is survived by his daughters, Amanda Rokita of California, Michelle Rokita of Arizona, Nicole Rokita of California and his best friend, Lovina Farden of Illinois. Steve was employed at Caterpillar from July 2007 – February 2015 last working as a NPI and Engineering Project Team Leader. He also worked for AFC Tellabs, Motorola (1983-1998) where he was awarded a patent for Display Assembly for LCDs 1985. He enjoyed taking cruises and was considered a world traveler. He enjoyed meeting new people, researching new technologies; he was kind and respected by his peers. Steve was mischievous to his close friends and enjoyed the game of life. He enjoyed conversations on many subjects; world politics, philosophy, art, and was an avid wine connoisseur. “If we choose, we can live in a world of comforting illusion.¬¬ “__Noam Chomsky. Cremation has been accorded and no services will be held.