Industry veteran Mike Baumann dies

Westlake Village, Calif. – Long-time industry veteran Mike Baumann passed away on Tuesday evening after a brief battle with cancer. He was 59.

His sales career in the textiles industry included positions at Wamsutta, Audrey, Foreston Trends and then his own rep firm, Baumann International.

Services will be held Aug. 4 at 2 p.m. at the Holy Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1 West Avenida de los Arboles in Thousand Oaks, Calif.

The family requests that in lieu of flowers donations be made to The Jan Heyne Memorial Scholarship Fund, Scholarships and Swift Memorial Health Care Foundation, 1317 Del Norte Road, Suite 150, Camarillo, Ca. 93010-8504. Fax: 805-485-5537

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