MISAWA, Japan — Harper Marie Wagner passed peacefully in the arms of her loving parents on Friday, Nov. 22, 2013. Harper was born on Nov. 1, 2013, in Misawa, Japan 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, Derek and Alexandra Wagner, and big sister Emery of Misawa, Japan; her maternal grandparents, Rebecca (Scott) 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 1st Class Austin Fiorini of Warner Robbins, Ga., Nolan Scott of Princeton, Rachel Ross of Princeton and Jennifer Wagner of Princeton.
The Harper Marie Wagner Memorial Fund is set up at Central Bank in Princeton to help the family. 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.