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Mumtaz Sara, age 84, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, June 20, 2022. He was born on June 11, 1938 in Mosul, Iraq to Kamil Sara and Mary Malkoon.

Mumtaz a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He started his own business at a young age, he owned the largest three movie theaters in Baghdad, Iraq. He attended Cannes Film Festivals and he enjoyed movies and traveling around the world. Mumtaz was so organized every item had to be in a certain place in certain order. He made a name for himself in the theater industry. He is survived by his daughter, Joy (Joe) Aboosh; grandchildren, Nancy and Michael Aboosh; his brothers, Basil Sara, Fawzi Sara, Sameer Sara, and Mowafaq Sara.

Mumtaz is proceeded in death by his wife, Samera Hilwa; his parents, Kamil Sara and Mary Malkoon. Mumtaz will be always remembered and will be dearly missed.

A graveside service will be held on June 24th, 2022 at 11:00 am in Georgetown Cemetery, 6921 28th Avenue, Hudsonville, MI 49426.

To send Message of sympathy to the family, sign Mumtaz’s online guest book, or to share a favorite memory, please visit www.Michigan

Burial arrangements were entrusted to Michigan Cremation & Funeral Care, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 616-452-3006.



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  1. Anan Ghazala on June 23, 2022 at 2:30 pm

    May his soul rest in eternal peace and may his memories will last forever

  2. Wes and Claudia Dupin on June 23, 2022 at 11:06 pm

    Wes first met Mumtaz in Baghdad. Mumtaz hosted a supper for Wes which was absolutely awesome!! We loved him….and so love his daughter, Joy and her husband, Joe. At church each Sunday, he would hand out lemon drops to each of us! We will miss him.
    Pastor Wes and Claudia Dupin

  3. Melanie Warf on June 24, 2022 at 1:02 pm

    Mumtaz was my boss at JJs Fro Yo for several years. We became friends. I was a frequent visitor at Spectrum Long Term taking him shopping and around town. He was very generous and enjoyed a good joke. I will miss his wisdom and trips around town.

    God Rest his soul. He was a good friend.

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