MISAWA, Japan – Harper Marie Wagner passed peacefully in the arms of her loving parents on Friday, Nov. 22, 2013.
Harper was born Nov. 1, 2013, in Misawa, to Alexandra and Senior Airman Derek Wagner. During her short 21 days here on Earth, she touched many lives and was loved so deeply by family and friends. Her life was a gift to us all.
Surviving family are her parents, Alexandra, formerly of Sterling, and Derek Wagner, and big sister, Emery, all of Misawa; her maternal grandparents, Rebecca and Shad Van Waes of Princeton and Trent Fiorini of Sterling; her paternal grandparents, Tom and Diane Wagner of Princeton; her great-grandfathers, Clarence V. “Nub” Wagner of Princeton and Joe Fiorini of Rock Falls; and aunts and uncles, Alizabeth Fiorini of Princeton, Airman First Class Austin Fiorini of Warner Robbins, Ga., and Nolan Scott, Rachel Ross, and Jennifer Wagner, all of Princeton.
A memorial balloon release and walk will be held to honor Harper at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Metro Center, Shoemake Hall, in Princeton.
Memorials may be made to The Harper Marie Wagner Memorial Fund at Central Bank in Princeton to help the family.