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

Saturday, July 14th, 2018

Violet Lenore Black Whitaker, age 99, passed away July 12, 2018.  She was the daughter of P. O. and Myrtle (Reuting) Black, born in Lyman on October 25, 1918. She graduated from Hamilton High School in 1937, then attended Skagit Valley College in Mount Vernon.  She worked as a Nurse at Burlington Hospital and attended […]

Saturday, July 14th, 2018

Joyce Ellen Huisman passed away at home peacefully in her sleep Saturday, July 14th after a long battle with cancer and other health issues. Joyce was born May 21, 1943 and was raised in Lynden, Washington where she graduated from High School in 1961. Joyce married Gary Huisman in 1965 and later moved to Sedro-Woolley […]

Wednesday, July 11th, 2018

Denise Marie DuVarney, age 44, passed away July 8, 2018. She was born February 5, 1974 in Worcester, Massachusetts to David and Sandra (Bostrom) DuVarney. Denise played the saxophone in high school, had a joy for photography, loved people and animals and had an impressionable sense of humor. She was everyone’s kind of person. Denise […]

Tuesday, July 10th, 2018

Lawrence “Larry” Edward Ludwig, age 78, a longtime Skagit Valley resident, passed away Sunday, July 8, 2018. He was born February 21, 1940 in Saint Cloud, Minnesota to Benjamine and Louise (Higgins) Ludwig. Larry worked at the plywood mill in Anacortes and at Willis, Rogers and Pearson Lumber Mill in Sedro-Woolley on the green chain. […]

Sunday, July 8th, 2018

Rita Mary (Hansen) Blacksher, was born March 31, 1927, at Snoqualmie Falls, King County, Washington.  God kissed Rita on Sunday, July 08, 2018, at Skagit Valley Hospital, Mount Vernon, Skagit County, Washington; Rita went to be with her Lord & Savior Jesus Christ who is God the Son, God the Father, and God the Holy […]

Friday, July 6th, 2018

Walter Keith Ridgley, 79, moved on to be with his Heavenly Father Wednesday July 4, 2018. He was born at the train station in Thistle, Utah February 16, 1939 to Anna Musser and Walter E. Ridgley. He served in the United States Marine Corps from 1959 to 1963. He married Gwen Hazel Sheriff in Orem, […]

Thursday, July 5th, 2018

Glen William Adams, born September 21, 1926 in Sylva, North Carolina, was the fifth child of Marion and Hattie Adams. Glen lived in the Punkin Center and Sedro-Woolley areas most of his life. He attended the Hamilton Grade School. When WWII started, he enlisted in the United States Navy at the age of 17. He […]

Monday, July 2nd, 2018

Earlie Franks, a truly faithful man of God entered into his heavenly home on June 25, 2018 at Where the Heart Is in Burlington after a courageous battle with Parkinson’s. He was born an identical twin on a spring day, March 26, 1929 in “Punkin Town” Sylva, North Carolina to John Henry Franks & Leticia […]

Monday, June 25th, 2018

Ernest C. ‘Ernie’ Riggles, 96, a near lifelong Sedro-Woolley resident, passed away at his home on Saturday, June 23, 2018. Ernie was born on the family farm in Sedro-Woolley on April 10, 1922 the son of Homer & Margaret (Wagner) Riggles. He was raised and attended school in Sedro-Woolley, graduating from Sedro-Woolley High School with […]

Sunday, June 10th, 2018

Edmund J. Jason, age 94, of Burlington, passed away Sunday, June 10, 2018 at home. He was born December 11, 1923 in Worcester, Massachusetts to Walerian and Bronislawa (Wroblewska) Jakubowski. Ed was an active parishioner of Saint Charles Catholic Church and a charter member of the Knights of Columbus Sedro-Woolley Council #8672. He served in […]

Friday, June 8th, 2018

  Carol Jean Mayer, 84, a lifelong Skagit Valley resident, passed away at her home on Friday, June 8, 2018, surrounded by loved ones. Carol was born On April 21, 1934 in Mount Vernon, WA, the daughter of Charles & Ardis (Ellstad) Mossington.  She was raised in the Big Lake area where she attended grade […]

Thursday, June 7th, 2018

Vernon Dennis Hanson, 88, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 7, 2018 at Skagit Valley Life Care Center in Sedro-Woolley following a broken hip. He came into this world on November 15, 1929, delivered at home by his ‘grand aunt’, in a Swedish Community, Hoogdal, Sedro-Woolley, WA. He attended Sedro-Woolley High School where he was […]

Thursday, June 7th, 2018

Lowell E. ‘Gene’ Joy, 84, a longtime Skagit Valley resident passed away at his home in Mount Vernon on Thursday, June 7, 2018. Gene was born on September 18, 1933 in Atkinson, NE, the son of Luther & Edna (Day) Joy.  As a young boy Gene’s family eventually settled in Birdsview and he attended school […]

Wednesday, June 6th, 2018

Betty Jane Turner, 97, of Concrete, Washington, finished her life journey here on Wednesday, June 6, 2018, and began a new eternal journey in the Presence of her Savior Jesus Christ, for which she has expressed a longing for some years. Betty was born on February 26, 1921, in Oakland, California, to David Carl Joslin […]

Sunday, May 27th, 2018

Archie Berton (Bert Wiechman) Koenig, 75, of Alger (Sedro-Woolley), passed away on Sunday, May 27, 2018. Archie (Bert) was born in Yakima, WA on October 30, 1942 to Elta Phillips and Fred Raymond Koenig of South Dakota. He was married to Diane (Jerns) Koenig of Alger for 57 years. Bert was an Automotive Machinist most […]

Sunday, May 20th, 2018

Billie Louise (MacLellan) Hanna, age 88, a lifelong resident of the Skagit Valley, passed away May 20, 2018. She was born May 16, 1930 in Hamilton to Thomas and Minnie (Swafford) MacLellan. Billie enjoyed gardening, was a member of the Samish Grange, and was proud to have worked until she was 83. Billie is survived […]

Saturday, May 19th, 2018

Dean Dennis Ramsey, age 80, passed away May 17, 2018 at Harborview Hospital in Seattle, Washington. He was born April 17, 1938 in Parkview, New Mexico to T. J. and Olus Ramsey. He lived in Espanola, New Mexico and attended McCurdy Christian Schools. Dean was involved in plays, music, track, became an Eagle Scout and […]

Friday, May 18th, 2018

Roland ‘Roy’ Alvin Leishman, 94, went to be with his Lord, Friday, May 18, 2018. Roy was born to Alvin and Hilda Leishman in Spokane, WA on July 22, 1923, and grew up in Marysville, WA. He was married to Marian Hoffman on September 19, 1942. At age nine, Roy took over a paper route […]

Friday, May 11th, 2018

Penny Jo (McDonald) Ireland, 65, daughter of Robert & Doris McDonald, was born in Mt. Vernon, WA on December 20, 1952. She graduated from Sedro-Woolley High School while growing up in Clearlake, WA, lived there most of her life. Safe to say, she’s a true Laker girl! Penny Jo married Robert Ireland on June 11, […]

Tuesday, May 8th, 2018

Paul Jay, 92, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 in Mount Vernon. He was born on January 15, 1926 in Worcester, Massachusetts, the son of Walerian and Bernice (Broislawa Wroblewska) Jakubowski. He married Sonia Maria Houde on September 15, 1949, in Springfield, MA. He worked in construction as a Heavy Equipment Operator in […]

Friday, April 27th, 2018

Janet Joyce Barrie Mahaffie, 102, was the daughter of Mr. & Mrs. James H. Barrie. She was born in Walla Walla, Washington on February 18, 1916. She left on her final journey April 26, 2018. She attended Central Washington College where she received her teaching certificate. She later received her B. A. degree from Western […]

Friday, April 27th, 2018

Rachael Lynn Frizzell Rosenbalm, 36, passed away Wednesday, April 18, 2018 in Mesa, AZ, with her family and friends by her side. She was born January 23, 1982 in Sedro-Woolley, WA, the daughter of Rick and Lori Frizzell. Rachael attended school in Sedro-Woolley, WA and after obtaining her degree in 1999, she worked for Jackson […]

Monday, April 23rd, 2018

Patricia LouAnn Galbraith passed away peacefully March 23, 2018. She was born to Dwight and Alice Williams on May 4, 1927. She was one of two children. Patricia was raised in and around Everson, Washington graduating from Nooksack Valley High School in 1945. She married Vernon Galbraith in 1946, the love of her life, for […]

Monday, April 23rd, 2018

George E. McRae was born May 7, 1932, on his grandparents homestead west of Sedro-Woolley, Washington, the son of Skagit County pioneers, George A. and Jessie (McKee) McRae. He passed away on Sunday, April 8, 2018 in Sedro-Woolley. George attended McRae Grade School, Central Grade School and graduated from Sedro-Woolley High School as valedictorian of […]

Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

Thomas G. Morris, 60, of Mount Vernon passed away peacefully on Thursday April 5, 2018. Tom was born on December 12, 1957 to Thomas and Novello Morris in Mount Vernon, Washington. He was married to Debbie Cargile on July 25, 1980. Tom was the youngest of three and the only boy. He graduated from Mount […]