Mohammad Esmaiel Pourarbab
July 29, 1945 – June 23, 2019
Dr. Mohammad Esmaeil Pourarbab (“Abol”) was born in Kermanshah Iran, on July 29th, 1945. He was just 73 years old when he passed away on Sunday June 23rd, 2019 at his home in Mission Viejo, California.
Abol was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and cousin. He was brought up in very predominant family of land owners and ranchers. He lived most of his life in Iran.
He loved his family, friends and was fully devoted to wellbeing of others. He has three lovely sons Payman, Pejman and Mohammad Ali. Abol was always available for his family members and friends and constantly provided his best guidance to them.
Following his high school graduation in Kermanshah, Iran, he traveled to Munich Germany in 1965 in pursuit of his higher education. After living in Germany for a year, he married his lovely wife Shamsi and decided to return back to Iran and enrolled in medical school at National University of Iran. In 1973 he received his medical degree and in 1977 he graduated as an orthopedic surgeon. Following his graduation, he started his private practice and later became the youngest full professor in 1979 for several major universities in Iran. As a Director of surgery, he was instrumental in taking care of injured soldiers during the war and founded orthopedic surgery departments within several major hospitals, including Imam Hossein hospital. The last hospital he worked was Jamm hospital in Tehran, Iran.
There were many wonderful aspects of his life that touched our lives. He was a friendly face in our family and he made our lives richer and fuller. Now that he is gone, there is tremendous pain and emptiness among all of us, however, the gift of his life will always be with us.
Abol will be always remembered for his laughter, love, kindness and healing touch.
- Funeral Service Sunday, July 7, 2019