Our Current Auxiliary Members


Auxiliary Meeting are held the 1st Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m.

Auxiliary VFW was founded in 1914 to help veterans and their families. The organization has achieved its own unique identity while working side by side with the veterans who belong to the VFW. We are here to assist our veterans and be active in the communities where we live and work. The Auxiliary (as it's known today) is open to both men and women.

Promoting patriotism and helping veterans in need are just two of the many ways that the Auxiliary serves America’s communities.

Our Auxiliary hosts an annual Penny Social the 3rd. week of April and a Fall Craft and Vendor Fair in October. (See Events for full details).

Interested in becoming a member? Please contact Maureen Luemen at (773) 767-3515.


Please add your thoughts and prayers as we mourn the passing of our beloved Chaplain Elizabeth Johnson.

  • President: Maureen Lueman
  • Sr. Vice President: Lisa Rivera
  • Jr. Vice President: Jan Krejci
  • Secretary: Sue Opila
  • Assist. Secretary: Kathy Smertene
  • Treasurer: Lenore Goodfriend
  • Assist. Treasurer: Jean Marietta
  • Chaplain: Gayle Bukowski
  • Conductress: Linda Krone
  • Guard: Jean Marietta
  • 1 Year Trustee: Jean Marietta
  • 2 Year Trustee: Ramona Duran
  • 3 Year Trustee: Joan Connell
  • Patriotic Instructor: Gayle Bukowski
  • Historian: Gayle Bukowski
  • Flag Bearer: Linda Krone
  • Banner Bearer: Gerri Maton

2020 Paint -n- Sip Party!

Led by instructor Linda Vorderer, members and friends of Johnson-Phelps Post #5220 gathered for some social time to create some beautiful paintings.  All enjoyed sipping tasty beverages while they worked on their wonderful creations.

2019 Patriotic Art Contest

Pictured from left to right: 
3rd. Dist. VFW Auxiliary Pres Michael Maruszak, Post Auxiliary President Maureen Luemen, VFW Auxiliary 2019 Patriotic Art Winner Georgia DeRousse, Scholarship Chairman Gayle Bukowski.

2019 Patriotic Coloring Contest

The winners for this year's Patriotic Coloring Contest are:  Abraham Smith-Ray (Essay), Laurel Smith-Ray (Poster), Delia Smith-Ray (Coloring), Camden Schwoebeol (coloring) and Shea Weber (coloring).  Congratulations to all of you!