Mohammed Abbas Kadhim, age 76, passed away on April 28, 2022. He was a resident of Colorado Springs for thirty four years. He also lived for twelve years in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia working as a micrographic analyst at Sysorex International.

Mohammed was born on July 1, 1945 to Abbas Kadhim and Haibet Kareem in Bagdad, Iraq. On February 6, 1971 he married Sandra Chavez in Sacramento, California.

Mohammed’s greatest joy came from spending time with his family. He also enjoyed cooking and soccer, and he was fond of camping, singing, and dancing. He had a strong interest in international politics and history. He graduated from University of Heidelberg and University of California at Davis with Bachelor of Arts degrees in German Language and Regional Studies. He also pursued a master’s degree in Comparative Literature at University of California at Berkeley.

He is survived by his loving wife, Sandra; his children: Zina, Joseph, and Sarah; his siblings: Saleema and Ali; and his grandchildren: Dylan, Zander, Michael, David, Lila, and Damian. He was preceded in death by his parents Abbas and Haibet as well as his siblings Jamal, Munir, and Fawzia.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 2pm on May 9, 2022 at Shrine of Remembrance, 1730 E Fountain Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80910. Memorials in Mohammed’s name may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital,

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  1. We wish to extend our condolences on the passing of a great man. We pray for his soul to rest in peace and for your family to regain its strength. His love lives on in each of you and his was a life one can only aspire to have. Deepest love from the Setrajcic family.

  2. My deepest sympathy goes to the family
    Mohammed you will be missed

  3. We will always remember Mohamed’s beautiful personality.

    He was a caring and loving husband, father and grandfather who poured loved to everyone he met. We had never known him to pass judgement, only to be welcoming and warm to everyone he came across.

    We will always cherish his wisdom and his incredible sense of humor.

    He will always be in our hearts, as we hold every memory of him closer to our hearts now that we know we won’t be able to create new ones with him.

    A toast to the beautiful life you lived and the legacy you left behind.
    Our hearts are with the Kadhims.

    The Kachakjis

  4. Mohammed will always be in my heart. He was always full of joy and one of the coolest dudes ever! I am very proud to call him my cousin. I know the Lord will provide Sandra and the family with strength in their time of sorrow.

  5. My heart is broken for all who knew this amazing man who made me feel welcome in his home from day one my two favorite memories at Zina’s wedding when he thanked everyone for coming and wished them a good harvest and taking me to bookstore and we wheeled in to goodwill best and cheapest books in town he will be missed

  6. Our condolences to the Kashmiri family. We have you our prayers.

  7. To Khadhim family
    Mohammed was my life time friend, we traveled, watch soccer, played volleyball, worked ,raised our kids together, also moved to the same city to stay toger, you will be missed, looking forward to meet you in heaven.
    Adel Aqra

  8. From the aqra family our condolences for the loss of our friend Mohamed he was close to every one my kids loved him close friend to me husband adel .we will miss him

  9. Mohammed is a life time friend.
    You will be missed by all of us, love you so much.
    Allah Yerhamo
    May his soul rest in peace.

  10. Sending our love and deepest condolences to the Kadhims. He was a wonderful person and will forever be missed. We wish his family the strength to get through this difficult time.


    The Maziad family

  11. Our condolences to the family
    Mohammad will always be in our heart and will be missed very much .

  12. To my Uncle Mohammed,

    I want to thank you for being the best uncle possible. All the memories you gave me and my brothers were some of my best childhood memories ever! All the fishing trips road trips etc all things you did for us to let us know you loved us will never be forgotten. You were the true definition of an Uncle. I also want to thank you for taking the best care of my Aunt Sandra and my 3 cousins. You are gone too soon but will forever live in our hearts!❤️ Until we meet again in heaven we love you❤️❤️❤️!

  13. I will cherish the fun times spent with Mohammed. He taught me how to make delicious hummus and made us the best baba ghanoush in the world. Mohammed added spice to many lives and will be missed dearly. I am blessed to have known this dear man!

    1. From Mila

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