Palm South Jones Mortuary

1600 South Jones Blvd, Las Vegas, NV


Siavash "Mike" Bavarsad Shanaki

8 June , 19547 October , 2019

Siavash "Mike" Bavarsad Shanaki, age 65, of Las Vegas, Nevada passed away on Monday October 7, 2019. Mike was born June 8, 1954 in Iran. He moved to the USA in the early 1980s where he eventually settled in Oklahoma City, OK. He received his degree in engineering from the University of Central Oklahoma and began a career in heating and air conditioning. His daughter, Saura, was welcomed in 1988. In the late 1990s Mike moved to Las Vegas, Nevada. There he began working at Binion's Gambling Hall and has remained since. He welcomed his son, Sean, in 2001. When not at work he could be found watching sports or spending time with family and friends. He was known for his willingness to help those who needed it.

Mike is preceded in death by his father and brother. He is survived by his mother and siblings of Ahwaz, Iran; daughter, Saura Douglas, and husband, Greg, of Tulsa, OK; son, Pouria Sean Shanaki, of Las Vegas, NV; and wife Shanaz Baghdar, of Las Vegas, NV; as well as host of extended family and friends. A visitation for Mr. Shanaki, will be held Sunday, October 13, 2019 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM at Palm South Jones Mortuary, 1600 South Jones Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89146.


  • Visitation Sunday, 13 October , 2019


Siavash "Mike" Bavarsad Shanaki

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Greater Vancouver Bakhtiari Community GVBC

10 October 2019

Siavash, Mike was exceptionally kind and good friend. He was attended in other gatherings in Vancouver couple times which we were honored to have him.
We will really miss him but he is in our hearts forever.
Rest in peace
Greater Vancouver Bakhtiari Community (GVBC)