Rio Grande State Veterans Cemetery to double columbaria capacity
February 05, 2014
A $464,101 grant to the Texas Veterans Land Board couldn’t have come any sooner.
The funding will be used to build two new columbaria (small buildings where ashes and remains are kept, including urns) at the Rio Grande Valley State Veterans Cemetery in Mission, in addition to landscape improvements.
Out of around 500 niches in the three existing columbaria structures, only about 100 remain empty. The two new columbaria will expand capacity by 700 new niches – more than doubl
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