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


Wednesday, November 25th, 2020

Anthony David Floyd, Sr., 40, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, November 17, 2020 in Burlington, WA.  He was born on October 23, 1980 in Yuba City, CA to Jack and Winnie (Stidman) Floyd. Anthony’s interest were varied and many.  He loved animals of all kinds, especially reptiles, large sea animals, and large jungle cats, growing […]

Wednesday, November 25th, 2020

William (Bill) Henry Strock, 77, of Alger passed away on Thursday, November 12, 2020. He was born on June 1, 1943 in Ada, Minnesota to Henry William Strock and Viola Gladys (Smith) Strock of Borup, Minnesota.  He was the youngest and only boy with four older sisters.  He was raised on a farm where they […]

Wednesday, November 25th, 2020

Our precious mother, Anita Mae Hilde Lang, passed away November 22, 2020, in Sedro-Woolley, Washington, with Kristiana holding her hand.  Mom always saw silver days instead of cloudy ones.  She did not ascribe to the philosophy of “less is more” for her collections of wooden primitives, crystal and china, all things tulip, menus for entertaining, […]

Monday, November 23rd, 2020

Barbara LeAnn Solwold, 73, of Burlington, passed away in her home on November 17, 2020, following a short battle with cancer.  She was able to stay at home, surrounded by her family, until the end, and passed peacefully from this world. She was born on June 24, 1947, to Lloyd and Norma Edson, and never […]

Friday, November 20th, 2020

Jesse Tyrrel Galbreath passed away surrounded by his family at his home on November 16, 2020.  He was born on March 6, 1929 in Burlington, Washington to Thomas J. and Emma Galbreath.  He was the fifth of seven children.  He graduated from Burlington-Edison High School in 1948.  During high school he excelled in the sport […]

Friday, November 20th, 2020

Mary Ellen Beasley, 94, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, November 12, 2020.   She was born on November 1, 1926 in Gunnison, Colorado, the daughter of Richard and Margaret Allen. On September 3, 1949, Mary married Lee Beasley and they moved to California then to Burlington, Washington in 1955. Mary was active in […]

Monday, November 16th, 2020

You were the best mom, grandmother, great-grandmother in the world before dementia took over your life.  You were bright and sparkly and beautiful, full of energy and enthusiasm for every new adventure dad planned for you and all of us. You grew up on a farm on the flats in Harmony District of Mount Vernon […]

Monday, November 16th, 2020

Harold Beitler peacefully passed away November 10th at the age of 93 surrounded by his family. He was born to George “Dode” and Pauline Beitler on October 19th, 1927 in St. John, Kansas. When the Great Depression and the Dust Bowl hit the mid-west the family moved to California when he was 8 years old. […]

Thursday, November 12th, 2020

Dale Howard Johnson, age 21, lived in Sedro Woolley, WA his entire life.  He was born February 17, 1999 and went to be with the Lord Jesus Christ on November 7, 2020 in New Hazelton/Terrace, Canada, doing something he really loved to do.  He worked hard and got his CDL so he could travel.  He […]

Thursday, November 12th, 2020

Doris Elizabeth Hall, 90, passed away peacefully at the University of Washington in Seattle, WA. on November 9, 2020.   She was born on May 1, 1930 in East LaPort, North Carolina the daughter of Monroe and Verda (Cope) Deitz. She married Mont Hall on April 1, 1940 in Bellingham, WA. Doris worked at Northern State […]

Thursday, November 12th, 2020

Douglas Edward Whitney, the man, the myth, the legend, age 59, passed away October 30, 2020 at Providence Regional Medical Center, Everett, Washington.  He was born March 11, 1961 in Alton, Illinois, to Monte Jack and Charlene (Long) Whitney. Doug graduated from Everett Community College in 1997, and served three years in the US Army, […]

Wednesday, November 11th, 2020

James (Jim) Frederick Huff, 80, resided in Sedro-Woolley, WA and Wellton, AZ. passed away on November 2, 2020. Jim was born to James T. Huff (Mable) and Helen Small (Blaine) on September 14, 1940 in Anacortes, WA. Jim was married to Sheila Marie Lee on September 7, 1968 and renewed their vows on their 50th […]

Monday, November 9th, 2020

Born August 14, 1921, Dorothy Jean Rabenstein passed away November 9, 2020 in Burlington, Washington.  A native Minnesotan, Dorothy graduated from St. Louis Park High School in Minneapolis, the same city she met the love of her life, Harold Rabenstein.  Married in 1945, Harold and Dorothy took their honeymoon in Washington State where they felt […]

Wednesday, November 4th, 2020

Jilene (Jill) Allen passed away after a long battle with breast cancer on Sunday, November 1, 2020, in her beautiful home in Sedro-Woolley at the age of 68, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on February 16, 1952 in Mount Vernon to her parents, Wilson (Jim) and Phyllis Wylie. She was raised on […]

Thursday, October 29th, 2020

In the early hours of October 26, 2020, Diane Cole moved on to her heavenly home in Jesus’s arms.  Marguerite Diane Moors was born in Bellingham, Washington, on February 7, 1936, to Arthur and Marguerite (Vickery) Moors.  The family moved to Sedro Woolley when Diane was very young, and she lived there the remainder of […]

Tuesday, October 27th, 2020

Paula Renee Carr, age 67, passed away Thursday, October 14, 2020 in Sedro-Woolley, WA at home.  She was born June 24, 1953 to Robert “Bob” and Patricia “Patti” (Leonard) Wilcox in Sedro-Woolley, WA. Paula attended school from K to 12 in Sedro-Woolley, WA and was a cheerleader in high school for the Sedro-Woolley Cubs.  Paula […]

Tuesday, October 27th, 2020

Sandra Jean Sopher, 68, a lifelong Marblemount & Concrete area resident, passed away at her home in Concrete, WA on Friday, October 23, 2020.  She was born June 5, 1952 in Sedro-Woolley, WA, the daughter of Thurman and Phyllis (Galbreath) Medford.  Sandra was raised in Hamilton and attended school in Sedro-Woolley. On January 9, 1970, […]

Monday, October 26th, 2020

Richard “Dick” Hammer, 92, went to be with his Lord on October 17, 2020. Dick is survived by his wife, Margie of 72 years of marriage;  two sons,  one daughter, and spouses, Mr. Jeff and Wanda (Sunny) Hammer, Mr. Bradley and VickiJean Vette, and Mr. Rick and Priscilla Hammer, along with grandchildren, great grandchildren and […]

Saturday, October 24th, 2020

Jack William Turner was born on June 26, 1942 in Clearlake, WA to parents Jack and Josephine Turner. He passed away on Sunday, October 18, 2020. Jack was a lifetime resident of Clearlake, residing in the same home he grew up in on Buchanan Hill. Jack graduated from Sedro-Woolley High School with the class of […]

Wednesday, October 21st, 2020

With deepest sorrow, we announce that Sandra “Sue” Kay Rasmussen, age 76, passed away Saturday, October 17, 2020 at Evergreen Hospital in Kirkland, Washington, with her family by her side.  She was born February 29, 1944 in Sedro-Woolley, Washington, to Robert “Burl” and Ruby (Landes) Forst. Sue attended Burlington-Edison High School graduating in 1962, then […]

Tuesday, October 20th, 2020

On October 18, 2020 at the age of 33, Justin Dale Queen’s life ended suddenly and unexpectedly in Mt. Vernon, WA.  He is survived by his parent’s Greg and Margaret Martin; brother, Dalton; grandparents, Jean Hess, and Curt and Vivian Queen; and many aunts, uncles and cousins. Justin attended Sedro-Woolley High School and was an […]

Tuesday, October 13th, 2020

David Wiley (Sparky) Stark, 65, passed away on October 8, 2020 at his home in Sedro-Woolley.  He lost his battle with lung cancer, but got to celebrate his birthday early with daughter Jennifer via Messenger; sisters-in-law Karen and Nancy; and wife, Linda.  The Beatles sang “Today is your birthday”, followed by the traditional “Happy Birthday” […]

Monday, October 12th, 2020

Thomas Eugene “Gene” Keener, age 71, of Sedro-Woolley, passed away Monday, October 12, 2020.  Gene was born December 15, 1948 in Franklin, North Carolina to Shirley and Hazel (Holland) Keener. He spent his early years in the YACC and working for the railroad and in logging.  Gene served in the US Army and was a […]

Monday, October 12th, 2020

On the morning of October 2, 2020, Robert “Bob” Dean Ireland, 74, passed away in his home with family by his side.  He was born April 4, 1946 in Sedro Woolley, WA to Barney and Cleo Ireland.  Bob was a lifetime resident of the Skagit Valley and spent most of his years residing in the […]

Monday, October 5th, 2020

Don Prouty departed this earthly home and stepped over into the promised land, at Country Meadows Village, Sedro-Woolley on October 2, 2020.  He was born January 9, 1924, son of Jessie and Mary Prouty, on a homestead near Metaline Falls, Washington. He was raised and schooled in Metaline Falls.  Don started at an early age […]