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


Saturday, January 8th, 2022

JoAnne Self, age 81, passed away Saturday, January 8, 2022, at home with her husband holding her hand in Sedro-Woolley, Washington.  She was born November 17, 1940, in Sedro-Woolley to Alex and Ethel Mae (Ammons) Henry. She moved to LaConner in 1970 and started working for the school district doing various jobs including Cook, Bus […]

Wednesday, January 5th, 2022

Donna Lee Thompson, age 83, passed away peacefully in her sleep on January 5, 2022, after a long, full life.  The youngest of 3 daughters, Donna Lee Shea was born December 8, 1938, in Butte, MT to Irish immigrants Margaret and Daniel Shea.   As she grew up in Butte, she attended St. Mary’s grade school […]

Sunday, January 2nd, 2022

Ryan Edward Joseph Welch, 41, originally of Sedro-Woolley,  Washington passed away peacefully January 2, 2022 at his home in Ballard, Washington (Seattle). Ryan was born February 28, 1980 in Mount Vernon, Washington to Rebecca Collins Welch and David Welch. Ryan was raised in Sedro-Woolley attending Mary Purcell Elementary, Cascade Middle, and Sedro-Woolley High School, graduating […]

Sunday, January 2nd, 2022

Robert “Pat” Farrell, age 76, passed away Sunday, January 2, 2022 at home in Sedro-Woolley, Washington.  He was born April 28, 1945, in Spokane, WA.  Pat was raised by Bob and Marie Farrell in Oak Harbor, WA attending the Oak Harbor schools where he graduated in 1963.  Pat graduated from the Skagit Valley College in […]

Monday, December 27th, 2021

Alice Josephine White, age 88, passed away December 27, 2021, in Monroe, Washington.  She was born September 17, 1933, in Bellingham, to Bernard and Mary (Gallagher) Reynolds. Alice grew up and graduated in Bellingham, WA.  She was eighth of nine children.  A lot of her love, values and compassion for others stemmed from her family. […]

Friday, December 24th, 2021

Beloved wife and mother, Ronda Lee Garcia, age 75, passed away suddenly December 24, 2021, at home in Mount Vernon, Washington, surrounded by her family.  She was born September 20, 1946, in Sedro-Woolley, WA to Merritt and Eleanor Melton. She spent her childhood in Lyman, WA and later moved to Mount Vernon, where she spent […]

Friday, December 24th, 2021

Kenneth “Ken” Wayne Klaus, age 73, gained his heavenly wings on December 24, 2021.  He was born November 16, 1948, in Sedro-Woolley, to Winton “Wink” and Yonibel “Yonnie” (Wilson) Klaus. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force, serving from 1968 to 1975.  While stationed in Colorado Springs, he met his wife, Doris […]

Friday, December 24th, 2021

James “Jim” Loyd Earley, age 82, passed away December 24, 2021, at home in Concrete, Washington.  He was born January 29, 1939, in Brownsville, Texas to Monroe and Elsie May (Baker) Earley.  He was the oldest of five children, Jerry, Sidney, Yavonne and Cindy all of whom preceded him in death. The Earley family moved from […]

Wednesday, December 22nd, 2021

At the age of 69, America Sanchez went to be with our Savior on December 22, 2021.  A retired paraeducator and substitute teacher to the end, she never missed an opportunity to seek out more knowledge and hold a lesson or two about math, spelling, and simple life history.  She was surrounded by her brother, […]

Monday, December 20th, 2021

Agnes McDougle, Stransky 97 passed away peacefully on December 20, 2021, at her home in Sedro Woolley Washington with family at her side, Agnes was born July 21, 1924, in Deming WA. To parents Ernest Peterson and Alvina (Solene) Peterson both with full Swedish heritage that she was always very proud of. Agnes grew up […]

Friday, December 17th, 2021

Lila A. Mapes (Gagi) passed away peacefully in her family home on December 17, 2021 with her great-granddaughters, RieAnn and McKenna by her side and her grandson, Johnny holding her hand. Lila was born March 1 1933 in Sacramento California to Joseph and Lila Wayve (Willard) Raviotta.  Lila had 4 siblings who she loved dearly. […]

Wednesday, December 15th, 2021

Mary Alice Wallace, 86, passed away on Wednesday, December 15, 2021 surrounded by her loving family in Elma, Washington. She was born on June 16, 1935 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa the daughter to LeRoy and Mary Magdalene (Bott) Jennings. Mary spent most of her life being a caregiver for the elderly in her community. When […]

Tuesday, December 14th, 2021

Alfred Allen Massingale, 80, passed away on December 14, 2021, at his home in Sedro-Woolley.  He was born on June 20, 1941, in Sylva, North Carolina, the son of Vernon and Myrtle (Jones) Massingale. Al moved to the Birdsview area with his family in 1954 where he attended Concrete High School.  He served in the […]

Saturday, December 11th, 2021

William “Bill” Arthur Thompson, Jr, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, Washington passed away at his home on December 11,2021 from complications of a Glioblastoma cancer. Bill was born on September 15,1951 in Quantico Virginia, the son of William A Thompson and Leona O Gay. Bill met his wife of 43 years here in Skagit Valley in […]

Friday, December 10th, 2021

Jean Marie Rogers Freddolino, age 90, passed away at home in Burlington, Washington on December 10, 2021. Jean was born July 16, 1931, in Shelton, WA to Aubrey and Maude (Warfield) Rogers.  She was the third of six children: Dorothy (Morris) Nicholson, Doreen (Elgie) Gentry, Patrick (Nancy Fortin) Rogers, Michael (Andrea Conner) Rogers and Leslie […]

Monday, December 6th, 2021

Kendra Green, only 22 years old, passed away on Monday, December 6, 2021 in Auburn, WA. She was born to Dana Broadnax (Cagle) in Mount Vernon, WA on July 13, 1999. She spent most of her childhood in Michigan but moved back to Washington with her family when she was in high school. She graduated […]

Friday, December 3rd, 2021

Emily Lenora Brower was born on April 21, 1961, in Sedro-Woolley, WA and passed away on December 3, 2021, after a 12-year battle with cancer. A Woolley Girl forever, she graduated in 1979 and remained close to her community her entire life.  Emily worked in the medical field, was a cook and poker dealer.  Her most favorite time […]

Friday, December 3rd, 2021

Lonn Irwin “Lonnie” Benson, 63, passed away unexpectedly on December 3, 2021 in Sedro-Woolley, Washington surrounded by his loving wife, Tarie and son, Heath Benson.  He was born October 11, 1958, in Seattle, Washington and grew up in Sedro-Woolley, Washington Lonn attended Sedro-Woolley High School graduating class of 1978. In his childhood years Lonn enjoyed […]

Thursday, December 2nd, 2021

Edwin “Ed” Earl Gambrell, age 74, a Sedro-Woolley resident, passed away at home December 2, 2021. He was born July 4, 1947, in Fort Wayne, Indiana to Leland and Garnetta (Ross) Gambrell. He was owner/operator of WWCPM (Western Washington Commercial Pest Management) in Sedro-Woolley for 20+ years. Ed was a loving man of faith and […]

Wednesday, December 1st, 2021

James “Jim” Emery Foster, age 74, passed away December 1, 2021.  He was born March 21, 1947, in Bessemer, Alabama to Olon “Bud”  and Bernice (Burnett) Foster. Jim’s father Bud was a pastor of the Church of God of Prophecy who received assignment to different locations around the country, so Jim spent his childhood in […]

Tuesday, November 30th, 2021

Clifford Dean Rohlf, age 74, passed away on Tuesday, November 30, 2021, at Swedish Hospital in Seattle. He was born June 3, 1947, in Aitkin, Minnesota to Ray and Donna Rohlf.  He grew up in the Seattle area and graduated from Franklin High School in 1965.  He also attended Highline Community College. He was an […]

Tuesday, November 30th, 2021

Joyce Marie Pfluger was born August 10, 1943, in Leavenworth Washington, and passed from this world November 30, 2021, with her husband and daughter by her side, in Bellingham, Washington.  Joyce was the youngest of two children, and was preceded in passing by her older brother Joe Corbell of Alger, Washington.  Joyce was born to Ralph and […]

Monday, November 29th, 2021

Matthew (Matt) John Mihelich, age 49, of Big Lake, Washington, passed away at home on November 29, 2021. He was born on September 5, 1972, to Phil and Marilyn (Christensen) Mihelich in Enumclaw, Washington. Matt graduated from Sedro-Woolley High School in 1990 and married Tristin Johnson on August 15, 1992, in Mount Vernon, Washington. He […]

Monday, November 29th, 2021

Carl August Wibbelman died November 24, 2021, at his home in Sedro-Woolley at age 81.  He was born June 13, 1940 in Woodinville, Washington to parents, Albert Wibbelman Sr. and Myrtle (Kronquist) Wibbelman.  After graduating from Edmonds High School in 1959, he served in the U.S. Army Reserves.  He lost his parents at an early […]

Saturday, November 27th, 2021

Scott Matthew Thornhill, 47, Skagit County resident, passed away on Saturday November 27, 2021, at Skagit Valley Hospital after a very courageous battle with cancer. He was born on April 17, 1974, and raised in Red Bluff, California, the son of Leslie & Twila (Main) Thornhill.  After the divorce of Leslie & Twila, Leslie was […]