Lemley Chapel
Serving Sedro-Woolley &
All of Skagit County Since 1935
1008 Third Street
Sedro-Woolley, WA
360-855-1288
www.LemleyChapel.com

Memorials

Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

Tom Werda, age 52, a 21 year Concrete resident, passed away on Saturday, May 21, 2016. He was born February 26, 1964 to Cyrus Robert and Violet Mary (Bambenek) Werda in Waukegan, Illinois. Tom grew up the youngest son of a large and dynamic family on the outskirts of Antioch Illinois surrounded by the beautiful […]

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

Janet McFarlane, 82, a former longtime Longview area resident, passed away on the evening of May 9, 2016 in Sedro-Woolley, from complications resulting from a stroke April 9th. She was born on November 17, 1933 in Nemaha, Nebraska. Jan spent her entire married years being a housewife and mother who enjoyed her family and found […]

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

C. Gertrude McKee, 85, died May 4, 2016. She was born to Clair and Gladys Hanna and grew up in Clear Lake and graduated from Sedro-Woolley High School. Gertrude is survived by her husband, Jack McKee; daughter, Jill (Mardick) Stevens; sons, Gary (Vicki) McKee and Larry (Connie) McKee; six grandchildren; six great grandchildren; two sisters, […]

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

Joanne Nording, 83, a longtime Skagit County resident, passed away at her home in Mount Vernon surrounded by her family on Tuesday, May 17, 2016. She was born in Bellingham, WA on September 23, 1932, the daughter of Walter & Blossom (Maneval) Griffith. She moved to Sedro-Woolley as a child and there she was raised […]

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

Edward “Ed” James Kramer, beloved human being, age 73, passed peacefully at home on April 21, 2016 after a short and sudden illness, surrounded by his loving wife and children. Ed was born in 1943 in Seattle, the oldest of seven children and attended school in Burien until he graduated from high school. He spent […]

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

James Walter Robertson, age 70, of Rockport, passed away Thursday, May 12, 2016. He was born December 3, 1945 in Mount Vernon to Kenneth and Edith (Kolb) Robertson. He attended Concrete Schools and Skagit Valley College. Jim and Dianne were married June 10, 1969 by Reverend Fred Dellinger, at the Pastor’s home. Jim blew whistles […]

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

Esther F. Van De Grift, age 103, a longtime resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away on Sunday, May 8, 2016. She was born at home in Ellensburg, Washington, the fourth child of Robert and Buena Gage. She was proud to have been one of a family of 14, seven boys and seven girls. Esther married Wesley […]

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

Dolores V. Renfro, 85, a lifelong Sedro-Woolley resident, passed away on Monday, May 16, 2016, the result of a massive stroke, at Joshua’s House Adult Family Home. Dolores was born on August 10, 1930 in Sedro-Woolley, the daughter of Harold & Dorothy (Bradford) Renfro. She was born in and raised in the family house on […]

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

Jacob John “Opa” Neff, 93, peacefully passed away on May 7, 2016, in Arlington with his loving wife by his side. He was born on February 28, 1923, in Appenzell, Switzerland, to Anton and Marie Neff. After completing his education, he headed to America, where he traveled extensively around the United States from 1948 to […]

Monday, May 16th, 2016

Martha “Marcy” Iund, 90, of Stanwood passed away at her home on May 12, 2016 surrounded by her family. She was born on August 20, 1925 in Joes, Colorado, the daughter of Roy and Elsie Dickinson. In 1945 she met and fell in love with Ray Iund and they were married for 61 years. Martha […]

Monday, May 16th, 2016

Elmer John Engen, 87, a longtime Sedro-Woolley resident, passed away at his home on Sunday, May 15, 2016 surrounded by his family. He was born on November 14, 1928 in Epping, North Dakota, the son of Ellef & Burghild (Skaugerud) Engen. In 1936 the family moved to Sedro-Woolley where Elmer was raised and attended school; […]

Monday, May 16th, 2016

David Kent Shelton Oakes, 24, passed away on Tuesday, May 10, 2016. He was born November 25, 1991. He loved camping and hiking and the great outdoors, but most of all, he loved his son, Kyler Anthony Lee Oakes. A time of visitation will be available from 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM, Monday, May 16, […]

Thursday, May 12th, 2016

Cheri Dahl passed away April 28, 2016 in Mount Vernon, Washington. Cheri was born July 11, 1957 in New Berlin, New York. Her father, Elbert (Jack) Mead, had a wandering foot bringing the part of the family that included their mother, Bonnie Mead, and two sisters Gloria and Pam across the country from NY to […]

Thursday, May 12th, 2016

Dennis Roy ‘Denny’ Bumgarner, 74, a longtime Sedro-Woolley resident, passed away on Wednesday May 11, 2016 at St. Joseph Hospital in Bellingham, with his Carol at his side. Denny was born in Sedro-Woolley on August 27, 1941, the son of Wid & Martha (Parker) Bumgarner. He was raised and attended school in Sedro-Woolley. In October […]

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

Anthony “Tony” Dorsey Kelley, passed away Saturday, May 7, 2016 at the Life Care Center of Skagit Valley, Sedro-Woolley, WA, he was 79 years old. Tony was born on July 24, 1936 in San Luis Obispo, CA, the son of Tatiana Volkonsky Kelley and Doctor Dorsey Kelley. Tony was raised in San Luis Obispo where […]

Monday, May 9th, 2016

Janet McFarlane,82, a former longtime Longview area resident, passed away on the evening of May 9, 2016 in Sedro-Woolley, from complications resulting from a stroke April 9th. She was born on November 17, 1933 in Nemaha, Nebraska. Jan spent her entire married years being a housewife and mother who enjoyed her family and found complete […]

Sunday, May 8th, 2016

Kari Lynn Jenkins Hamilton, 45, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away on May 8, 2016 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She had fought a long battle with cancer. Kari was born on November 30, 1970 in Sedro-Woolley, the daughter of William & Lloydene (King) Jenkins. She was raised in Bow and attended […]

Saturday, May 7th, 2016

Christopher James “Stormy” Stormont, of Lyman WA, lost his life after a strong battle at Harborview Medical Center on Wednesday, May 4, 2016. Chris was born in Plymouth, New Hampshire, August 13, 1946 to Elizabeth Jean Cameron. His stepfather, Charlie Cameron entered his life at the age of 9 and raised Chris and his brother, […]

Saturday, May 7th, 2016

Frances Susan “Sue” French, 67, a longtime resident of the Concrete community, passed away on Monday, May 2, 2016 at Skagit Valley Hospital in Mount Vernon. Sue was born in Sedro-Woolley, the daughter of Ezra & Doris Buller. She was raised in Rockport and Marblemount and attended school in Concrete, graduating as salutatorian of the […]

Thursday, May 5th, 2016

Mark Craig Werden, 61, of Concrete, passed away at home Thursday, May 5, 2016. He was born November 5, 1954 in Fontana, California to Herbert Franklin and Greta “Joan” (Sutherland) Werden. Mark had a particular interest in computers, electronics, video games and karaoke. He spent most of his life living in Sedro-Woolley, spending the last […]

Thursday, May 5th, 2016

Selma (Sally) J. Evans, 75, of Clear Lake, Washington passed quietly May 5, 2016 at Skagit Valley Hospital in Mount Vernon. Sally was born in Chicago, Illinois March 4, 1941, to Joseph and Joanne Bonafede. She lived there until the family moved to Pomona, California when she was only 8. Sally attended St. Joseph’s parish […]

Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

James A. ‘Jim’ Moody, 80, a lifelong Hamilton area resident, passed away on May 3, 2016. Jim was born on November 29, 1935 at the family home in Punkin Center, (Hamilton) the son of Brice & Hattie “Mollie” (Dills) Moody. He grew up in a large family, 6 brothers and 4 sisters. He attended school […]

Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

On Saturday, April 16, 2016 at the home of her daughter’s in Anacortes WA, our sweet Mom, Bonnie Kay Cook, age 76 went to Heaven, to be with her Love, Jerry. Bonnie Kay (Sis) was born in Polson Montana April 13, 1940, the daughter of Richard and Lillian (Krause) Noble. In 1947, Bonnie moved with […]

Sunday, May 1st, 2016

James William Nickerson, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away on Sunday, May 1, 2016. Jim, as friends and family knew him, was born on May 28, 1923 to Floyd and Myrtle (Stevens) Nickerson in Bellingham, Washington. Jim later moved to Hamilton, Washington, attending Hamilton High. Jim enlisted in the Army in March of 1944, serving […]

Friday, April 29th, 2016

E. Joyce Eckert, 78, of Mount Vernon, passed away on Saturday April 23, 2016. Joyce was born on January 2, 1938 in Cordova, Alaska to Iris and Michael Shepard and was raised by Iris and Harold Spencer. She was married to Jon D. Eckert for 48 years. Joyce is survived by her daughter, Melinda Pack […]