He was born on July 13, 1949 to Yoshitami and Kazue Ogohara in Spokane, WA.
Steve attended Lewis and Clark High School and Spokane Community College.
He worked as a technician for Hewlett-Packard and enjoyed billiards and spending time with friends.
Steve was a member of the Spokane Buddhist Church.
He is survived by his brother Vic Ogohara, Spokane, WA; and his niece Cassandra J. Ogohara, Seattle, WA.
Steve is preceded in death by his parents Yoshitami and Kazue Ogohara, both of Spokane, WA.
Memorial contributions may be made to Spokane Buddhist Church, 927 S. Perry St., Spokane, WA 99202.
A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, December 14, 2013 at 3:00 pm in the Heritage Chapel.