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


Wednesday, June 15th, 2022

David Stanley Bloedel, age 78, of Burlington, Washington, passed away June 15, 2022, in Mount Vernon, WA.  He was born July 4, 1943, in Tabor, Iowa to Robert Stanley & Ann Alice Bloedel. David moved to Seattle, WA in 1968 and was married to Seattle artist, Joan Stuart Ross.  He graduated from University of Washington […]

Sunday, June 12th, 2022

Berta Beseda, age 89, of Mount Vernon, Washington, passed away on Sunday, June 12, 2022.  Berta was born Berta Rubenstein on July 5, 1932, in Seattle, WA and grew up on Queen Anne Hill, graduating from Queen Anne High School in 1949. She was married twice: first to Donald King in 1951, and again in […]

Friday, June 10th, 2022

Art “Pat” Hoyt, age 77, passed away peacefully June 10, 2022, in Sedro-Woolley, Washington.  Art was born in Mount Vernon, WA April 18, 1945, to Leroy and Ida (Jensen) Hoyt of Sedro-Woolley.  He graduated from Sedro-Woolley High School in 1964.  Art served his country in the Army and was a veteran of the Vietnam War. […]

Thursday, June 9th, 2022

Jack Tingley, age 86 passed away June 9, 2022.  He was born May 22, 1936.  And Jack said, “That’s all you need to know.”  Share your memories of Jack and sign the online guest register.

Tuesday, June 7th, 2022

Ralph “Max” McKinley Jackson, age 97, passed away on May 31, 2022, at Skagit Valley Hospital.  He was born on June 18, 1924, in Dayton, Washington, the youngest child of Ralph L. Jackson and Margaret (Maggie) M. Ogden Jackson.  He grew up on a sheep ranch along the Tucannon River in Southwest Washington and attended […]

Sunday, June 5th, 2022

Bernard James “Jim” Gorum, age 73, of Sedro-Woolley, Washington passed away June 5, 2022. He was born April 25, 1949, in Bellingham, WA to Frederick and Roberta (Hammer) Gorum. Jim attended, and graduated from, Mt. Baker High School in Deming, Washington. He had the honor of marrying his high school sweetheart, and love of his […]

Saturday, June 4th, 2022

Dana Gene Cheer, 66, of the Upper Skagit Indian Tribe, Sedro-Woolley, Washington passed away on Saturday, June 4, 2022, in Everett, WA surrounded by his family.  Dana was born on November 14, 1955, to Clarence and Philomena (Moses) Cheer in Wenatchee, Washington.  He was married to Patricia “Pat” (Henry) Cheer. In Dana’s youth, he played […]

Saturday, June 4th, 2022

James Blaine Tilley, 74, of Sedro-Woolley, passed away Saturday morning, June 4, 2022. He was born on January 29, 1948 and was raised in the great town of Sedro-Woolley and graduated from SWHS in 1966. James married his wife Lynda in 1973 and they set up their home just outside of Sedro-Woolley.  He worked as […]

Friday, June 3rd, 2022

Carmen ki?ialqs Pastores-Joe passed quietly in her home.  A proud member of the Upper Skagit tribe, she was born August 20, 1942 to Eva Joe and Augusto Belllisario Pastores (Albert). She spent her childhood playing with her beloved siblings Cisco Pastores and her baby sister Rita Pastores (Scoones). She graduated from Cleveland High School in […]

Friday, June 3rd, 2022

Marvin “Marv” Franklin Hansen, age 82, of Sedro-Woolley, Washington passed away at home June 3, 2022.  He was born November 30, 1939, in Big Timber, Montana to Tonnes and Alice (Franklin) Hansen. Although he was born in Montana, his family moved to Lopez Island when he was five years old.  There he grew up with […]

Friday, June 3rd, 2022

Thomas Phillup Williams, Jr., age 39, of Sedro-Woolley, Washington passed away June 3, 2022, in Federal Way, WA.  He was born July 7, 1982, in Bellingham, WA to Thomas and Dixie (Morganroth) Williams. Beloved son, father and uncle.  Tom had a big heart and was liked by many people.  He loved the Seahawks.  Along his […]

Thursday, June 2nd, 2022

William Russell “Russ” Smith passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on June 2, 2022.  He was 86 years young at the time of his passing, and in those 86 years has seen so many changes in the world from TV’s to the landing on Mars.  He was alive during many of the turning points […]

Sunday, May 29th, 2022

Dorothy May Fink, age 88, passed away May 29, 2022, at home in Sedro-Woolley, Washington.  She was born October 20, 1933, in Marblemount, WA to James and Addie (Proctor) Denney. Dorothy helped to build and raced at Skagit Speedway, and mostly was a homemaker. Dorothy is survived by her children, Debbie Moxley, Gary Latting and […]

Saturday, May 28th, 2022

Desmond Donald Paul of Sedro-Woolley, Washington was born on October 29, 2021, to mother, Jessie Paul.  He lived on the Upper Skagit Reservation.  His birth was a blessing to his family.  He brought much joy in his short life. Survived by mother, Jessie Paul of Sedro-Woolley; father, Jeffery Reeves of Tulalip, WA; grandma, Bonnie George […]

Thursday, May 26th, 2022

Grant Gaylord Stone, 96 formerly of Seattle, Washington, passed away Thursday, May 26, 2022, in Sedro-Woolley, WA.  Grant was born April 9, 1926, to Henry Alfred and Gladys Pearl (Ansen) Stone in Oakland, California.  He was married to Gwen Hockey of Port Angeles, WA and had three children, Gary Grant Stone, of Gold Bar, WA, […]

Tuesday, May 24th, 2022

Mona Louise (Coggins) Allquist, age 74, of Burlington, Washington, passed away May 24, 2022, at home.  She was born January 9, 1948, in Atlanta, Georgia to Cameron and Annie (Parrish) Coggins. Mona is survived by her children, Cheryl (Paul) Archer and Lee Hornbeck; grandchildren, Whitney, Jaykeb, Taylor, Cole, Anna; brother, John (Jackie) Coggins; nephews, Sean […]

Monday, May 23rd, 2022

Gregory “Greg” Frank Leonard, age 67, of Concrete, Washington, passed away May 23, 2022.  He was born January 15, 1955, in Seattle, WA to Raymond and Margaret Jean (Stokes) Leonard. Greg was a handyman, carpenter, bulldozer and heavy equipment operator, property developer, landlord, logger but always self-employed.  Greg was an adventurous and open-minded soul.  He […]

Saturday, May 21st, 2022

Donald Robert Giesler, a resident of Creekside in Burlington passed away at 92 years old on May 21, 2022. Don, the youngest of six children, was born to George and Ellen Giesler in Sedro-Woolley, Washington on March 15, 1930.   He graduated from Sedro-Woolley High School and has been married to his high school sweetheart, […]

Friday, May 20th, 2022

Jane Margaret Nelson Van Wieringen, 74, passed away peacefully on Friday, May 20, 2022 in Sedro Woolley, WA after a 12 year battle with Alzheimer’s. She was born on May 13, 1948 in Burlington, WA, the daughter to Archie and Josephine (Conner) Nelson. Janie grew up in Redmond, WA on York Farm. She attended Holy […]

Sunday, May 15th, 2022

Sylvia Krystal Martinez, age 27, passed away the morning of May 15, 2022, with her loving family at her bedside.  She was born April 26, 1995, to Lazaro Martinez Banuelos and Gladys Martinez Williams in Porterville, California.  She gave birth to her beautiful daughter Ximena Martinez-Gutierrez on September 27, 2016, who then passed away June […]

Saturday, May 14th, 2022

Jacqueline “Jacque” Johnson of Sedro-Woolley, Washington, passed away May 14, 2022, at St. Joseph Hospital at the age of 56.  Jacque was born August 21, 1965, in Billings, Montana, the daughter of Joe and Veronica Belmarez. Jacque worked most of her career in shipping and receiving in various companies.  On June 26, 2010, she was […]

Sunday, May 8th, 2022

Linda Jean Woodward, 75, of Sedro-Woolley passed peacefully in her home on May 8, 2022 with her children and grandchildren by her side. Linda was born in Moline, IL on February 7, 1947 to Robert and Virginia Karlix.  She graduated from Rock Island High School in Rock Island, IL and continued on to The Lutheran […]

Monday, May 2nd, 2022

Clint James Silves, age 44, of Maple Falls, WA, passed away May 2, 2022, in a logging accident.  He was born March 7, 1978, in Sedro-Woolley, WA to Kirk and Janell (Bentz) Silves. Clint was raised in Sedro-Woolley and graduated from SWHS in 1996. He enjoyed fishing with his friends and being with his dog, […]

Saturday, April 30th, 2022

Charles “Chuck” Daniel VanDelinder, age 83, passed away from complications with Dementia and Muscular Sclerosis (MS) on April 30, 2022, at home in Sedro-Woolley, Washington.  He was born March 24, 1939, in San Diego, California to Paul and Dorothy (Wood) VanDelinder. Chuck had served in the Military (Marines) from March 26, 1956 to March 26, […]

Saturday, April 30th, 2022

Wilhelm Fink, age 93, passed away April 30, 2022, at his home in Sedro-Woolley, Washington.  He was born December 30, 1928, in Bismark, North Dakota to David and Rosina (Kash) Fink.  He was the second youngest of 16 children. In 1950, Wilhelm was stationed at the Whidbey Island Naval Air Station in Oak Harbor, WA […]