Michael L. “Mike” Higgins
July 23, 1941 – September 22, 2020
Mike was born on July 23, 1941 in Omaha, Nebraska to John and Betty Higgins. The youngest of 9 children, Mike was raised in South Omaha and graduated from Creighton High School. Mike retired from OPPD after 33 years. Mike loved football (especially Husker football), shooting pool, listening to music, putting puzzles together, reading and spending time with his family.
Mike was a devoted catholic. He was selflessly generous with his money and time. He also loved meeting with his high school buddies every Thursday for lunch.
Preceded in death by daughter, Veronica “Ronni” McCarville; parents, John and Elizabeth “Betty”; and siblings: Betty, Marian, Jack and Margie. Survived by daughter, Shannon Powers (Cory); grandchildren: Brittany Prososki (Ben), Noah Powers, Shawn McCarville, Bailey McCarville, Santino Agnello; son-in-law, Scott McCarville (Tristen); siblings: Eleanor, Jerry, Dorothy and Danny; many nephews and nieces, of special note: Michael “Duke” Miller.
VISITATION following CDC guidelines: Friday, September 25th from 5pm to 7pm, at the West Center Chapel followed by VIGIL SERVICE at 7pm. MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL: Saturday, September 26th, 10am, Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church (2110 S, 32nd Ave.) INTERMENT: Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or Boys Town.
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