Hundreds Show Respect to Unaccompanied Veteran in Mission

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Hundreds showed up in honor of U.S. Navy Veteran AN Ralph Ardith Fowler. The veteran was laid to rest March 12, 2019, at 2 p.m. at the Rio Grande Valley State Veterans Cemetery in Mission. A call went out after no next of kin was located for the serviceman. Mission Parks and Recreation crews set flags out leading up to the cemetery in honor of the unaccompanied veteran. The Mission Police Department and Mission Fire Department also assisted with the full military service. Here, no veteran is left behind.

AN Ralph Ardith Fowler 

Born in Indianapolis Indiana in January 22nd, 1939

Served from 1956 to 1960 In the U.S. Navy 

Assigned to Patrol squadron 10 NAS Brunswick, Maine

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Died February 26th 2019   

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