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,