Lemley Chapel
Serving Sedro-Woolley &
All of Skagit County Since 1935
1008 Third Street
Sedro-Woolley, WA


Thursday, September 10th, 2015

Doris Dale Tilden Egbert, 85, of Bow, Washington went to be with the Lord on September 10, 2015.  She was born March 15, 1930 in San Francisco, California. Doris graduated from Piedmont High School in Piedmont California in 1947.  She was also a graduate of the University of Washington, where she was a member of […]

Wednesday, September 9th, 2015

Doreen Mae Gentry, 86, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away Saturday, September 5, 2015 at home. She was born May 30, 1929 to Aubrey and Maude (Warfield) Rogers in Day Creek, Washington. Doreen graduated from Sedro-Woolley High School in 1947. She worked at Montgomery Ward, early in her career. She married Elgie Gentry in 1966, […]

Wednesday, September 9th, 2015

Jerry Lee Harris, 63, of Mount Vernon, WA, passed away Thursday, September 3, 2015. He was born July 18, 1952 in Sedro-Woolley, WA to Daniel Lee Harris and Ardella (Calkins) Harris. Jerry filled his 63 years with love, laughter and service to others. He shared his numerous stories and corny jokes with everyone he met. […]

Friday, September 4th, 2015

Maria Luisa Carbajal Garcia Schulze “Momma to All,” 75, of Birdsview, Washington, was raised up on Eagle’s Wings.  With her family’s support through her courageous battle with a rare cancer, she lost her fight on Wednesday, September 2, 2015. Momma was born August 26, 1940 to Cresencio Romero and Maria Conception Carbajal Garcia in Cortijo, […]

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

David Michael Gensburg (Scambo), 49, of Mount Vernon, WA passed away from a cancer at his home on August 24, 2015. David worked as a carpenter, firefighter, and fisherman. He enjoyed numerous activities, such as riding motorcycles, fishing and hunting. He was a dedicated family man and will be remembered by numerous friends, all of […]

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

Arlene Frances Hudson, born July 20, 1936 in Clear Lake, Washington, passed away peacefully at Peace Health United General Medical Center on Friday, August 28, 2015 after a battle with Leukemia.  She was 79 years old. Most of Arlene’s young life was spent in Bremerton.  She married in 1955, and then moved to California to […]

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

Sylvia Holm, 83, of Sedro-Woolley, passed away at Life Care Center on the evening of August 9, 2015. She was born to Simon and Mamie (McKenzie) Miller on December 30, 1931 in Alpha, WA, the youngest of ten children.  In her late teens, she came to stay with her sister in Skagit County where she […]

Thursday, August 27th, 2015

Betty Ann May Louck lived for 97 beautiful years. On the sun-filled afternoon of August 25, 2015, in Sedro Woolley, Washington, surrounded by her loving family, she passed peacefully into her Savior’s arms. Betty, better known as “Honey” by her parents and brothers, was born on August 07, 1918 in Blackfoot, Idaho to parents George […]

Thursday, August 27th, 2015

Randolph (Randy) Ellis Buchanan, age 65, was born May 2, 1950 to parents Ellis & Ruby Buchanan.  He passed away peacefully August 20, 2015 at Skagit Valley Hospital. Randy was raised in Clear Lake, WA and graduated from Sedro-Woolley High School with the class of 1969. He married Linda Waite in 1969 and they shared […]

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015

Myrna Rae “Jo” Loop, 76, a longtime Sedro-Woolley resident, passed away on Tuesday, August 25, 2015. Jo was born on June 4, 1939 in Burlington, the daughter of Raenold & Laura (King) Gundersen.  She was raised in Burlington, graduating from Burlington-Edison High School with the class of 1957 where she was treasurer and very active […]

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

Albert H. Warkentin, age 91, passed away on August 22, 2015. He was born on March 24, 1924 in Meade, Kansas, the son of Henry & Sarah (Zielke) Warkentin. While working as a free-range ranch hand, he met Bettie Lou Hamm, his wife of 65 years. They were married on August 24, 1948 in Hooker, […]

Friday, August 21st, 2015

Frances J. McCormack, of Sedro-Woolley, passed away on Saturday, August 15, 2015. She was born on May 4, 1941 to Glen and Lyla McDonald in Forrest Grove, Oregon. Frances was a Homemaker. She married Jerry R. McCormack and together they had four children, Glenn, Sean, Heather and Megen. Throughout the years she was involved in […]

Friday, August 21st, 2015

Shirley Ann Bates, 73, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away August 6, 2015 at the Cross Creek Adult Family Home. Shirley was born on June 27, 1942 in Ellensburg, WA the third of four daughters to Eddie and Lydia (Rickensrud) Vergin. At an early age she moved to the upper Samish Valley of Skagit County […]

Wednesday, August 19th, 2015

On Saturday, August 15, 2015, Kim Doyle Manke and his beloved dog Jake left this world together at their home in Clear Lake, WA. Kim was born October 5, 1957 in Atlantic, Iowa to Lawrence J. and Patricia Ann (Turner) Manke. Most of Kim’s life was spent in Washington but he always referred to Atlantic […]

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

Dan Windish, 85, a longtime Sedro-Woolley resident, passed away on Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at Skagit Valley Hospital. Dan was born on October 28, 1929 in Fairbanks, Alaska, to Walter & Irene (Isaacson) Windish. He was raised in the Big Lake area, where he attended grade school, then attended Sedro-Woolley High School. On April 9, […]

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

Jack E. Taylor, 91, a longtime Sedro-Woolley resident, passed away on Thursday, August 13, 2015 at United General Hospital in Sedro-Woolley. Jack was born on April 16, 1924 in Rockport, WA, the son of Edward & Mamie (Clark) Taylor. He was raised and attended school in Marblemount. As a young man he left school, working […]

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

Barbara Lloyd, 83, passed away peacefully on August 9, 2015 in Sedro-Woolley, Washington. Barbara was born May 10, 1932, in Oakville, WA, to Howard and Ida (Joyce) Wheeler. She met and married Stewart Gordon Lloyd on December 8, 1951. They were married for 63 years until Stewart’s passing on January 31, 2015. Barbara and Stewart […]

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

Our sweet mother passed away August 3, 2015 in Sedro-Woolley from complications of Dementia. Catherine Regina McCord, known as Jean to her family and friends, was born on the family farm in Adna, WA to John Henry and Eva Catherine (Schaaf) McCord on November 28, 1926. She was the baby of the family of seven […]

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

Josephine Myers, age 78, of Burlington, passed away August 3, 2015, in Seattle Washington. She was born January 4, 1937, in Rockport to Fredrick and Lottie (Tom) Wilson. Josephine was an Upper Skagit Indian Tribal member. She worked with the Indian Health Board for many years, first as an outreach worker, later as a telephone […]

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

Larry Wangen, age 73, a resident of Edmonds, WA since 1997, passed away Monday July 27, 2015 at the Virginia Mason Hospital in Seattle, Washington. He was born October 3, 1941 in New Rockford, North Dakota to Obert and Violet (Pfeiffer) Wangen. Larry grew up in North Dakota and at age 13, he and his […]

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015

William Norton Cole was literally a man of steel. Born and raised his entire life in Sedro Woolley, he outlived all nine of his siblings and survived past doctor’s odds to the age of 90. Heart disease was a hereditary condition that he continued to fight against for most of his life by staying physically […]

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

Sunrise May 19, 1976 Sunset July 26, 2015 Angela Lee “Ang” Smallwood, 39, of the Upper Skagit Reservation went to be with our Lord on Sunday, July 26, 2015. Angela was a loving mother and loved her children dearly. She loved fishing the banks of the Skagit River, loved cedar tipping and she loved the […]

Monday, July 27th, 2015

Kathryn Elizabeth Strom, age 97, a lifelong resident of Seattle, passed away July 24, 2015 surrounded by her loving family.  Kathryn was born on January 18, 1918 in Seattle to George and Catherine (Yeager) Weglin.  She was a graduate of West Seattle High School class of 1936. Kathryn met her future husband, Harry Strom (of […]

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

Matthew Martin Larson, 65, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away on July 21, 2015 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born on March 20, 1950 in Seattle, the son of John & Myrtle Larson.  He was raised in Newhalem. Matthew was a very private person but he told great stories of his […]

Saturday, July 18th, 2015

Ruby Jewell Willis, 101, passed away on July 18, 2015 at the Life Care Center of Skagit Valley. She was born on June 7, 1914 in Board Camp, Arkansas, the eldest of nine children of Ode & Belle (Robbins) Cook.  She grew up in the Black Springs, AR picking cotton and caring for her younger […]