Agan, James John

Agan, James John age 72, of Apple Valley, MN died peacefully at home on September 17, 2010, after a long illness. He was born May 22, 1938, to James and Eldora Agan, in Minneapolis. Jim is survived by his wife of 30 years, Pauline; son, James (Kristin), and daughter, Katherine "Kade"; brother, Charles (Peggy), sisters- in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Jim attended Windom Elementary School, Ramsey Junior High School, and Washburn High School, all in Minneapolis. He then earned his Bachelor of Arts at the University of Minnesota, while participating in ROTC. He was commissioned in the United States Army and later promoted to First Lieutenant. Shortly after the Berlin Wall went up, he was stationed in then-West Germany near the East German border, assigned to the Military Intelligence branch.

He worked for Remington Rand and then Control Data while also attending law school at William Mitchell College of Law at night. Upon graduation and passing the bar in 1970 he set up his own law practice in Burnsville, and retired from that office in 2001.

Funeral service will take place 11 AM Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010 at the White Funeral Home Chapel, 14560 Pennock Ave. Apple Valley, (952 432 2001) with visitation 1 hr prior to service. Interment Ft. Snelling National Cemetery. A guest book at:

Published in Star Tribune on September 21,2010.

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