Funeral services announced for Edinburg veteran
Sat, 28 Dec 2013 00:03:07 GMT —
Funeral services for Veteran Baldemar de la Pea III will take place early next week.
The family told Action 4 the viewing for the 21-year-old will be at the Memorial Funeral Home in Edinburg Monday 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Tuesday at 8 a.m.
The burial will begin with a mass at 11 a.m. at the Saint Theresa Catholic Church in Faysville.
De la Pea will be buried at the Mission Veteran TMs State Cemetery at 1 p.m.
The family of the 21-year-old, who served his country for three years in the Army, told Action 4 that they were out enjoying the time he had off from school together.
They were following de la Pea home in separate vehicles when he crashed into a utility pole.
The Edinburg Economedes graduate died at the scene.
De la Pea was attending school in Irving to pursue a college degree.