About the North St Paul VFW

Arthur O. Haukland

Pvt. Arthur O. Haukland was born December 31st, 1889 in North St. Paul MN. He enlisted February 3rd, 1918. Served with the 79th Company, 6th US Marine Regiment in France from May to October 1918. He received the Purple Heart with a gold star, World War I Victory Medal with three clasps, French Fourragere. Killed in action in France,

October 4th, 1918.

VFW Post 1350 was chartered by 31 local veterans on

October 10, 1934 in the North St. Paul library.  The Post was named

in honor of

Arthur O. Haukland,

the first man from

North St. Paul to be killed in action during World War I.

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Become a Member!

We'd love to have you join us.

To be eligible to join the VFW,

a person must be a U.S. citizen

who has served in the military

honorably in an overseas conflict and received a campaign medal

for overseas service.

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VFW        2nd Wednesday of each month 7pm  Gold Star Room

Auxiliary 2nd Wednesday of each month 7pm   Lower Level

Commander         Steve Maukstad          651-226-8135
Sr Vice Cmdr        Bill Jessen                  651-283-4984
Jr Vice Cmdr        Paul Hendricksen       651-285-5695 
Quartermaster      Nicholas Buetow        651-757-7881 
Adjutant                Pete Olofson               651-777-5315
Chaplain               Jerry Nalipinski          651-429-2392
Blood Chair          Mark Mauer                 651-777-2617
Gambling Mgr       Matt Hearden             651-621-4089
Honor Guard         Bill Jessen                 651-283-4984 
POW-MIA Chair     Paul Hendricksen     651-285-5695
Youth Activities    Carl Hurtgen              651-770-1905
Poppy Chairman   Glen Lockwood         651-770-0805


President              Edith Azure                651-778-0475

Sr Vice Pres.        Sandy Abernathy       651-776-1259

Jr Vice Pres.         Ellie Franklin             651-777-6996

Secretary              Dianna DeNio            651-233-4269

Treasurer              Joanne Brown            612-840-3610

Chaplain               Jackie Lockwood       651-770-0805


Post 1350 has an excellent, hardworking, Auxiliary which was chartered in February of 1935.  The Auxiliary's main purpose is to serve the veteran and his or her family whenever and wherever possible and to assist the Post with its special events and numerous functions. New members are always welcome!

Auxiliary Members must be citizens of the United States

or a United States National, and at least 16 years old.

Those eligible are:

Husband/Wife * Widower/Widow * Father/Mother 

 Grandfathers/Grandmothers * Sons/Daughters

Grandsons/Granddaughters * Brothers/Sisters

Of persons who were or are eligible for membership

in the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States.

VFW Auxiliary National website vfwauxiliary.org