Shared from the 12/22/2017 San Antonio Express eEdition

Homeless who died remembered

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Photos by Edward A. Ornelas / San Antonio Express-News

Michelle Proper, who is homeless, and others pray during SAMMinistries’ 11th annual Homeless Persons’ Memorial Service.

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People hold candles during the service, which drew about 100 people. The service was designed to remember homeless people who died this year.

About 100 people gathered Thursday evening at Milam Park for SAMMinistries’ 11th annual Homeless Persons’ Memorial Service, remembering homeless people who died in 2017. In the San Antonio area, 65 people died, ranging in age from an infant to 79 years old, according to Susan Scheuer with SAMMinistries.

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