Our Beloved Diane Draves

Mrs. Diane Draves

Mrs. Diane Draves

Our beloved Diane Draves has moved on to be with our creator. Diane spent a lifetime dedicating herself to her children, husband, family and friends. The Veterans of Foreign Wars, Cooties, Ladies Auxiliary, Community and world has lost a dear and dedicated person and she will be greatly missed.

The family and community will be joining together on Sunday November 15th at 3:00 to share and honor an incredible woman. There will be food and memories alike.


751 S Arizona Ave

Chandler AZ 85225


Our Beloved Bonnie


Bonnie Michalka

April 25, 1932 – December 14, 2014

It is with great regret that our beloved Bonnie has passed. She is now in the heavens waiting for us with open arms. Bonnie dedicated herself to our VFW, Cooties and VA Hospital for many years and was a great example of unselfishness and dedication. We will miss her dearly and know she is at peace.

2 Thessalonians 3:16

Now may the Lord of peace himself give you peace at all times and in every way. The Lord be with all of you.

Bonnie Jean Michalka, born April 25, 1932 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa to Leo and Alton Pinch, passed away on December 14, 2014 at the age of 82 in Mesa, Arizona. Bonnie had many careers throughout her life from being an Elementary School teacher in La Mesa, California to working at the First Interstate Bank and for 16 years, Bonnie worked as an Patient Administrator for the V.A. Clinic. She was very active with the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW); an active member of the Eastern Star, the Order of True Kindred, the Order of the Amaranth and other Masonic organizations. She was a member of Central Christian Church for several years.



December 21st from 6PM to 7PM

Mariposa Gardens

400 S Power – Power and Broadway

December 22nd Services 10AM

Central Christian Church

933 N Lindsay Rd

Mesa Complex, reception to follow, Leave Church at 12pm, Go to National Cemetery Services at 1PM

Chandler Arizona VFW Super Bowl Party

Sunday February 2nd 2014 KICKOFF at 4:30


The Seattle Seahawks will take on the Denver Broncos for one of the best Super Bowls in recent history. Show your support and come down to William B Pate Post 7401 and enjoy FREE FAJITAS, happy hour pricing and drink specials. All are encouraged to bring that special chips and salsa, guacamole or side dish to complement the fajitas.



The Super Bowl Raffle will be held between the 3rd and 4th quarter.