Shizuye Hikida nee Tanabe, 97 years old, passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 24, 2016. Shizuye was the beloved wife of the late Fred Toshio Hikida; loving mother of three: Robert S. (Gerry) Hikida, Kenneth K. (Nancy) Hikida and Dianne (George) Ichishita; fond grandmother of five: Steve (Christina) Hikida, Kristin (Andrew) Park, Heather (Marc) Nobuhata, Erik Hikida and Kimberly (Jeffery) Bentley. She took special delight as great-grandmother of 8: Alexander Hikida, Alyssa and Sophie Park, Kyle and Kaitlyn Nobuhata, Gabriel Hikida, Ellie and Evan Bentley. Visitation will be at 12:30 p.m. followed by a memorial service at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 17, 2016 at the Midwest Buddhist Temple, 435 Menomonee St., Chicago, (312)943-7801. Info – Lakeview Funeral Home, 773-472-6300.