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.


3/16/19 - We have been informed that PDP Bonnie Gladden has been having health issues.  She was retaining a great deal of fluid in her legs and lungs.  She has been undergoing alot of tests including MRI.  She is currently out of the severe pain.  Cards may be sent to Bonnie at 2004 Scot St., Lafayette, Indiana  47904.  Please keep Bonnie in your thoughts and prayers for a speedy and complete recovery.

3/12/19 - From Dept. President Ellie Mello - It is with sadness that I need to inform you that National Asst. Guard and Dept. Secy/Treasuer Marilyn Peck's father - ARTHUR PECK - passed away today.  Art, age 89, served his country during World War II in Occupation Japan.  Art was a Past Cmdr. of VFW Post 3173-2 as well as Past District 2 Commander.  Art was very active in the Military Order of Cooties.  Art has held many National and Department appointments.  Cards may be sent to the family of Arthur Peck, c/o Dolores Peck, 1731 West Medical Drive, Apt. 375, Anaheim, CA 92801.  On behalf of the VFW Auxiliary, Dept. of California, we send sincere condolences to Art's wife of many, many year - Dolores Peck, as well as Marilyn Peck and the entire Peck family.

3/9/19 - We have been advised that PDP / Dept. Treasurer/Secretary MARILYN PECK broke her ankle yesterday.  She had surgery on it March 8.  Thinking of you cards can be sent to Marilyn at Dept. Headquarters or at Marilyn's home - 1737 W. Beacon Ave., Anaheim, CA 92804.  We wish Marilyn a speedy recovery.

3/6/19 - Dept. PATRIOTIC INSTRUCTION and AMERICANISM CHAIRMAN LAURA ASHLEY of District 1, LOST her husband Greg this morning.  More information will be forthcoming on final arrangements.  In the meantime, cards may be sent to LAURA and her family at P.O. Box 262, Pine Valley, CA  91962.  The Dept. of CA VFW Auxiliary sends it's most sincerely condolences on Greg's passing.

3/1/19 - District 7 President Eileen Falconer is recuperating from foot surgery.  Thinking of you cards may be sent to Eileen at 4212 E. Los Angeles Ave. #4766, Simi Valley, CA  93063

3/1/19 - Update on PSC Howard Hagen. Howie is now home and is undergoing more tests.