Dept. of California
VFW of the United States of America Aux.
This page is for anyone who would like to advise if someone is ill, has passed away, in need of "thinking of you" cards.  Please contact the Dept. Chaplain, Kathy Smith, immediately if you know of someone passing.  
You can view her information on the Dept. Officer Page.


December 3, 2018.  We have been advised that husband (JOHN LEISURE) of PDP Marilyn Leisure passed away suddenly Friday. Viewing will be December 17, 2018 at Diamond and Son, 2620 Silvercreek Rd., Bullhead City 10-12 followed by service at 12-1.  Refreshments will be served after the services at VFW 10005 in Bullhead City, AZ.  Cards of condolence may be sent to Marilyn and family at 2531 Sundown Circle, Bullhead City, AZ 86442.  The VFW Dept. of CA Auxiliary sends our most sincere condolences on Marilyn's loss.


November 20, 2018 - We have been advised that the husband (Norbert) of PDP Kathy Walery passed away Monday, November 19, 2018.  Cards of condolence may be sent to Kathy and family at 7432 Walnut Rd., Fair Oaks, CA  95628.  The VFW Dept. of CA sends our most sincere sympathy on Kathy's loss.


We have been advised that Past Supreme Commander of the MOC - Rollin Joe Velasquez - is now home in Turlock.  He is very seriously ill.  Please keep Rollin Joe and his family in your thoughts and prayers.

District 1 President Kathie Okolski will be undergoing total knee replacement surgery November 19.  Please keep Kathie in your prayers for a total and complete recovery.  Thinking of you cards can be sent to Kathie at 13528 Sunny Lane, Lakeside, CA 92040.

We have been advised that District 15 President Margaret Estrada has lost her home due to the Paradise Fires.  Let's keep everyone in our thoughts and prayers that are being affected by these horrible fires in both Southern and Northern California.   Remember, if you have been affected and are in need of assistance, please use the Civil Disaster Claim form on first page of website as well as under "Forms".

We have been advised that long time member and Dept. Color Bearer Yatsie Getgen is very ill and at home.  Please send thinking of you cards to Yatsie at 618 LaPresa Ave., Spring Valley, CA  91977.  The Dept. of California VFW Auxiliary sends special thoughts and prayers to Yatsie.