"Our hearts are filled with sadness over the loss of a beloved and devoted Special Agent, husband, and father", Trump said in a statement honoring the agent.
"Special Agent Remagen's repatriation to the United States represents the return of a fallen Secret Service Special Agent who exemplified the core values of the Secret Service - Justice, Duty, Courage, Honesty and Loyalty", the Secret Service said in a statement Wednesday.
President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump says he doesn't want to use "adversary" to describe Russia Comey urges Americans to vote for Democrats in midterms Roby wins Alabama GOP runoff, overcoming blowback from Trump criticism MORE's two eldest sons racked up almost $250,000 in Secret Service costs during two trips overseas a year ago tied to the family's real estate development business, according to documents released Wednesday.
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A GoFundMe account has been created for Remagen's family.
Remagen is survived by his wife and two children.
His body is being flown to Joint Base Andrews, MD, on Wednesday via U.S. Air Force military aircraft, The U.S. Secret Service said. "We are forever in their debt".
Remagen was a five year veteran of the US Marines and served the Secret Service for 19 years. An activist from Greenpeace paraglided overhead as the president arrived with a sign bearing the slogan: "Trump: Well Below Par".
The veteran agent fell ill on Sunday and was treated in Scotland, USA Today reported.
The Secret Service has about 3,200 agents.