Shelby Eugene Agan was born June 13, 1980, to Earl and Paula (Steinbach) Agan in Des Moines, Iowa. He passed away on April 17, 2019, at the University of Iowa Hospital.
Shelby grew up in Des Moines and was a 1998 graduate of Lincoln High School. After high school, he attended OPCMIA Apprenticeship School. Most recently he worked for Casey’s General Store as a gas hauler.
On April 9, 2005, Shelby was united in marriage to Alison Vander Wilt in Sully. To this union they were blessed with three sons: Kyler, Boston and Merrick.
Shelby was very close to his family, especially his boys. They were his best friends. He loved Jeeping and fishing with them and making them laugh. He never met a stranger and was always willing to lend a hand. He called several of his family members and friends every day just to chat. He was quite the story-teller, always reminiscing about the past. While sometimes inappropriate and poorly timed, his jokes were the best. You could always count on him for a good laugh. Shelby even played tricks on his nurses at the hospital. Riding and working on his Jeep were his favorite pastimes. He was a fan of the Packers, Red Sox and Iowa Hawkeyes. Shelby was a man of quiet faith and attended Sully Community Church. He loved giving gifts but could never keep a secret.
Shelby was preceded in death by his grandparents: Earl Sr. and Myrna Agan and Mary Steinbach; and his great-grandmother Leah Newbury.
Those left to cherish his memory. . .
His wife Alison Agan
Kyler, Boston and Merrick
Earl and Paula Agan
Shane and Heather Agan
Jude and Lennon
Shauna and Jeremy Barnaskas
Gary and Dee Vander Wilt
Shawna and Ed Goemaat
Megan and Adam Pothoven
Andrew, Kathryn and Matthew
Robin and Darin Morvant
Travis and Tayler Morvant
Dawson and Quorra
Trevor and Janae Vander Wilt
Tyke, Sadie, Gunnar, Deacon, Charity & Betsy
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Agan Boys' Education Fund
301 7th Avenue, Sully IA 50251