Kathie Okolski, Department Chaplain 2022-2023
   Kathie Okolski
    Department of California Chaplain
Chaplain Training -- Department of California
 February 1 Zoom Meeting
****Reminder All Auxiliaries that have members that have passed please keep sending in the information, we are in the process of making the memorial book and do not want anyone missing. ******
Announcements/Need For Cards
District 1 Suzie Bailey Son passed away 4/09/2023
Cards sent to:
Suzie Bailey
5572 Blueridge Street
San Diego, CA 92139

District 1 President Sheila Snyder Husband passed away.
Cards sent to 
Sheila Snyder
P.O. Box 1045
El Cajon, CA 92022

Just a quick note to advise that my husband of 36 years, "Dave" Snyder passed away on Tues. 4/4 due to major health issues.

  funeral is scheduled:

Tues. 4/18


Miramar National Cemetery


All auxiliary and VFW members are invited to attend for the internment.

The funeral will include VFW/ Auxiliary and the San Diego Police Department.

I sincerely appreciate all who would care to respect hubby, US Navy veteran, Vietnam war, FMF, San Diego Police Officer (1969-1993) etc.

SDPD Honor Guard will be there as well.




Sympathy cards:


NY Department Chaplain Justine Robles Father passed

111 S. 3rd Street

Apt. 1C

Brooklyn, NY 11249-5570


Auxiliary 2814 Life Member Patricia Bray Passed away

Cards to family

P.O. Box 487

Shannon CA 93461


Past District Commander D-1 Bob Parks Wife Passed

Bob Parks & Family

10610 Rancho Carmel Dr.

San Diego, CA 92128



Get well / Thinking of you Cards


Past National President Patricia Jankowski

3151 NW 44th Avenue, Lot 117

Ocala, FL 34482-7828


 Commander John & Wife Delores Lewis, D-1

His Mother is Very Ill

539 North Cuyamaca Street

El Cajon, CA 92020


Past Dept President Mary Bellon

C/O Castle Manor Rehabilitation Center

541 South V Street

National City, Ca 91050


Aux 7420 Veronica Carrillo D-1

443- 27Th Street

San Diego Ca 92103

Aux 1513 Carrie Foster D-1

1558 Trellis Lane

Escondido, CA 92026


Aux 3788 Shirley Shaw D-1

660 Convoy Ct.

San Diego, CA 92117-



Commander John & Wife Delores Lewis, D-1

His Mother is Very Ill

539 North Cuyamaca Street

El Cajon, CA 92020

Sympathy Cards:

Aux 1513 Loretta Cook D-1 Passed away

13242 Salmon River Road

Unit 203

San Diego, CA 92129


Thinking of you / Get Well


Past Dept President  Mary Bellon D-1

Fell and in Rehab Facility

Cards to home

4099 Mariesta Street

San Diego CA 82111


Past Department President Debby Jacobs D-5

Recovering from surgery

Cards to Home:

15970 Lindero Street

Victorville, CA 92392 


 Past Dept. President Reta Butler D-1  has been sick these past few months,

35592 N. Chambers Rd 

Queen Creek, AZ 85142



District 4 Commander Joe Harris has had a stroke

1105 W. 125th Street

Los Angles, Ca 90044

Cards are welcome, Contact me for phone number or look in your Roster.




Jan Monday

Had Surgery 10/13 is now home

No Visitors please cards are welcome

117 Millbrook Circle

Sacramento, CA 95828-4738 

Past Commander Bob Parks D-1

Wife's Mother is ill

10610 Rancho Carmel Dr. 

San Diego, CA 92128

Alicia Ketcham D-1

Had Knee Surgery

14062 Mazatlan Way

Poway, CA 92064




  • September 2022 
Amber Collins Past President / Terrible Car accident
Auxiliary 5689
P.O. Box 363
McArthur, CA 96056

  • August 2022
 * Rhonda Montgomery Past District President  D-13

4812 Brookstone Ave,

Stockton, CA 95206


*Christine Gonzalez – Having surgery                                    * PDP Ellie Mello Sickness

Aux President 2967                                                                        Aux 2111

327 Island Ave                                                                                1070 los Pino Ct.

Wilmington, CA 90744                                                                  Chula Vista, Ca 91910


*Yolanda Cannon                                         * Suzie Dooley Bailey Accident, Broken back

District 4 Chaplain                                           Aux 11387  D-1

2024 N. Parmeles Avenue                              % Paradise Valley Hospital 2575 East 8th street

Compton, CA 90222                                       National City, CA 91950


 July 2022


  • Thinking of you:
  • Julie Vaught Department Treasurer,  Family health
  • 9136 Elk Grove Blvd Suite 101
  • Elk Grove, CA 95624


We received notification from National Headquarters dated July 2, 2022 that National Conductress Lois Callahan fell and broke her arm in 2 places. It has been reported that Lois is recovering nicely. Please contact your District President or the Department Secretary if you would like the address to send a card.
With Sympathy and Condolences...

Loretta Cook  D-1

Passed 11/16/22

Service 11/19/22  Carmel Mountain Christian Church

12799 Rancho Penasquitos Blvd

San Diego CA 92129


Past National President Sandy Germany 2005-2006

 The Family of Sandy Germany

13230 Alabama Street

Elberta, AL 36530-2422 

 Sister Arlene Martinez Passed away

Cards to Family 

Joan Johnson

2314 Via Puerta 


Laguna Woods, CA 92637


Patricia Vilas D-5

Passed away In September Cards to Sister

Deborah Major

2012 Rollingwood Road


Catonsville, MD 21228


Past Department Commander Howie Hagen has Passed October 4th 2022 .

 Viewing and Services will be at:

Funeraria Del Angel

1640 North Avalon Blvd.

Wilmington, CA 90744

Viewing: Wednesday Oct 12th, 5pm - 9pm

Services: Thursday Oct 13th,10am

 Internment at Green Hills

27501 South Western Ave,

Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275

 Beth Flinn Past District President D-1 Lost her Brother.

1951 47th St.

Space 167

San Diego CA 92102

September 5 2022,  Rhonda Montgomery Past District President  D-13 Passed away

Robert Montgomery

4812 Brookstone Ave,

Stockton, CA 95206

It is with great sadness to report the passing of Past National President Glenneta Vogelsang on June 26, 2022. Please keep her family in your prayers. Auxiliaries shall drape their Charters for a period of 30 days.

2021 Memorial Book
2020 Memorial Book