Kimberly Agar Died unexpectedly on Monday, October 2, 2011 in Germany while serving in the U.S. Army. Sgt. Agar was born on November 25, 1985 in Dallas, Texas. Sgt. Agar graduated from High School in May of 2004 and entered the Army in July of 2006. Kimberly was sent to Iraq in July 2007, returning to U.S. soil in October 2008. While in Iraq she drove heavy duty trucks and other equipment to be transferred up the front where she encountered an IED explosion and sustained a concussion. She is survived by her mother Margy Agar, father Michael and wife Margaret, two brothers, Stephen and Christopher, various aunts and uncles and cousins. She was a very talented individual and because of her vocal and dance talent she was transferred into the U.S. Army Band and Chorus that toured Europe to entertain troops and she performed in England celebrating Queen Elizabeth II birthday this year. She was buried in the Dallas-Fort Worth National cemetery after a military funeral. Also surviving are the two Grandmothers, Betty Agar and Ann Powers; both grandfathers are deceased-Bill Agar in 1997 and John Powers in 2009, both being veterans of World War II.
Published in Lansing State Journal on Oct. 18, 2011