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May 22, 2019.  It is with great sadness that we note the passing of the Wife of Past State Commander John Wolfe.  There will be a Gravesite service at Palo Verde Cemetery in Blythe at 1:00 PM May 24th.  

April 4, 2019.  It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Department of California Past State Commander Joseph I. Romano.  Comrade Romano was Department Commander in 1987-88.  He passed on January 28th 2019.  

March 12, 2019.  It is with great sadness that we inform you that National Assistant Guard and Department Treasurer/Secretary Marilyn Peck's father Arthur Peck passed away today.  

Arthur Peck was 89 and served his country during World War II in Occupation Japan.  He was a Past Post Commander of VFW Post 3173, Past District 2 Commander.  He has also held many National and Department appointments.  Arthur was also a member of the MOC.

Cards can be sent to:  

The family of Arthur Peck

C/O Dolores Peck

1731 West Medical Dr., Apt. 375

Anaheim, CA  92801

January 2019.  It is with sadness that we announce the passing of "Rollin Joe" Velasquez.  Joe was a long-time member of Post 5059 and Cootie extraordinaire.  He will be remembered at the San Joaquin National Cemetery in Santa Nella on May 10th, 2019 at 11 AM.