30 Nov '16, 1am

Hundreds of mourners answer the call to attend funeral for homeless veteran

EVANSVILLE, Wyo. — They had never met Stephen Carl Reiman, but hundreds of people packed a Wyoming chapel on Tuesday to mourn the homeless U.S. Navy veteran who died where he was a stranger. It was standing room only at the chapel in Evansville for Reiman's funeral, the Casper Star-Tribune reported . Reiman, 63, arrived in Sheridan on Nov. 8 after a three-day bus ride from a Southern California community for homeless veterans. He traveled to Wyoming with just a backpack that contained Bruce Springsteen CDs, a cellphone, a laptop, an iPod, two identification cards, a copy of his birth certificate and his Navy discharge papers. He also carried Springsteen's memoir "Born to Run," Natrona County Coroner Connie Jacobson said.

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