Michael E. Mann, age 41, of Denton, Texas, died Saturday, April 25, 2009.

Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 28, at the Heartland Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow at Eastlawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 pm on Monday, April 27, at Heartland Funeral Home.

Michael E. Mann was born April 24, 1968, in Brownwood, Texas, the son of Tony Mann and Pamela Box. He graduated from Early High School and then attended Texas Tech University. Michael shared his life with Gerardo Perez and their dogs Tag and Copa. He was active in his church, Harvest Metropolitan Community Church. Most of his career he worked as a regional visual coordinator and recently has overseen the daily operations of Main and Main Capital.

Michaelís memory will be kept alive in the hearts of: His father, Tony Mann, of Brownwood, Texas; his companion of eight years Gerardo Perez of Denton, Texas; his sister, Michelle Reed and brother-in-law Garrett Reed; his nephew Preston Reed and niece Bree Reed; five uncles; seven aunts; 16 cousins; and other relatives and numerous friends far and near.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Pamela Mann; grandparents from the Mann, Box, Jacobs and Fiveash families; and cousin, Justin Box.

Friends are invited to sign the guestbook at www.heartlandfuneral

home.net.