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


Thursday, June 13th, 2024

“THOSE WE LOVE DON’T GO AWAY, THEY WALK BESIDE US EVERY DAY, UNSEEN, UNHEARD, BUT ALWAYS NEAR.  STILL LOVED, STILL MISSED AND VERY DEAR”    unknown Mike Wysk Jr. was born on April 19, 1930, at his family home in Haynes, North Dakota to Mike and Marie (Koslowski) Wysk.  He was one of eight children.  Mike […]

Monday, May 27th, 2024

Catherine “Jane” Cimoch, 83, of Clear Lake, Washington passed away peacefully at her home May 27, 2024.  Jane was born December 8, 1939, in Cleveland, Oklahoma to Jesse and Gertrude Close.  She had one twin sister, Carol “Jean” and two brothers, Terry and Jesse Jr.  Jane graduated from Sedro-Woolley High School and went to nursing […]

Monday, May 20th, 2024

On Monday, May 20, 2024, Dale Cory Bowen, 73, departed this world to reunite with his beloved son, Matthew and his parents, Clark and Zora Bowen, embracing them once more in eternity.  Born in 1950 in Seattle, Washington, Dale’s life was above all defined by continuous self-growth, an adept sense of humor, a passion for […]

Thursday, May 16th, 2024

Donna Lafayette passed away peacefully in her sleep May 16, 2024, surrounded by her family.  She was 75 years old.  She was born in Minot, North Dakota to Lyle and Rose (Renville) Marquette, the oldest of seven siblings.  Donna made her way to the Pacific Northwest and met her husband, Mickey Lafayette, the love of […]

Wednesday, May 15th, 2024

Bonnie Vera Helen Monroe, also lovingly known as Benjii and Grammy, age 71, a longtime resident of Clear Lake, Washington passed away at home, surrounded by her family, May 15, 2024.  She was born April 15, 1953, in Seattle, WA to William Keith and Alice May (Jackman) Bledsoe. Bonnie’s early years were spent cultivating her […]

Sunday, May 12th, 2024

Sylvia Diane Heerspink passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 12, 2024, at her son and daughter-in-law’s home in Sedro-Woolley, Washington.  Complications from cancer ultimately took her life, yet she kept fighting until her last breath.  She was born in Mount Vernon on November 19, 1951, to John and Mildred Taft, joining seven older siblings. She […]

Wednesday, May 8th, 2024

Donald J. Griffin of Mount Vernon, Washington passed away on May 8, 2024 at his home.  Don was born on June 12, 1945 to James and Monica Griffin in Inglewood, California. Don lived in Southern California where he graduated from Serra High School in Gardena, California and played baseball and football for the Cavaliers.  He […]

Tuesday, May 7th, 2024

Emma Elizabeth “Liz” Burch, 84 of Sedro-Woolley, Washington slipped into the arms of our heavenly Father on Tuesday, May 7, 2024.  She was surrounded by much of the family as she took her last breath.  She was born July 25, 1939 in White County, Georgia to Lee and Rinda Ferguson.  Liz married Howard “Paul” Burch […]

Saturday, April 27th, 2024

Gerald ‘Jerry’ H. Hunt, age 85, of Sedro-Woolley, Washington passed away April 27, 2024.  He was born April 2, 1939, in Minneapolis, Minnesota to Kenneth and Irene (Busch) Hunt. Jerry is survived by stepsons, Todd and Lance Peterson; grandchildren, Jared Peterson, Sondra (Tony) Kyle and Haylee (Spenser) Fowler; six great grandchildren. He was preceded in […]

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2024

Bonnie Lee Vancleeve, age 87, passed away April 23, 2024, in Mount Vernon, Washington.  She was born October 19, 1936, in Sioux City, Iowa to Albert and Emma (Johnson) Small. Join us for a gathering of remembrance at the Greenhills Cemetery, 11157 North Gardner Road, Burlington, WA on June 22, 2024  from 11:00 to 12:00, […]

Monday, April 22nd, 2024

Jeanne Ann Halverson, age 79, a lifelong resident of Sedro-Woolley, Washington passed away at home, April 22, 2024.  She was born February 28, 1945, in Sedro-Woolley to Leland and Elizabeth (Davis) Cabe. Jeanne lived most of her childhood in the Lyman area, where she met and later married Leonard. They made their home on the […]

Saturday, April 20th, 2024

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our mother, LaVonne Marie Parker, a longtime resident of Sedro-Woolley, WA. Mom was born on October 10, 1935, and while surrounded by her children, peacefully departed this world for her eternal home on April 20, 2024. LaVonne was born in Alden, Minnesota to Paul […]

Friday, April 19th, 2024

Beloved husband, father, and grandfather, Paul W. Johnson, 86, of Lakewood, Washington, passed away on Friday, April 19, 2024.  Paul was born on April 5, 1938, in Appleton, WI.  He was preceded in death by his first wife, Anna Johnson, and second wife, Ramona Mason. Paul spent his life in service to others, both personally […]

Wednesday, April 17th, 2024

Mary Margaret Putnam Eighme, age 95, a Lyman resident, passed away April 17, 2024, in Burlington, Washington.  She was born September 8, 1928, in Glendale, California to Edward Wallace and Margaret (Siverts) Putnam.  During the depression, her family lived near Cottonwood, Arizona.  She graduated from Pacific Union College in 1950 with a B. S. in […]

Tuesday, April 16th, 2024

William Vernon Julian, Sr. was a dedicated husband, father, brother, and friend.  He passed away the morning of April 16, 2024 in Mount Vernon, Washington from cardiac arrhythmia.  He was 51 years old.  Will was born September 11, 1972 in Honolulu, Hawaii to Pamela Moore and William Pate.  He and his little sister, Nicole, were […]

Monday, April 15th, 2024

Richard Donald Phipps, 78, of Burlington, Washington passed away Monday April 15, 2024, peacefully with his loved ones by his side.  Richard was born January 23, 1946, in Burlington, WA to Donald & Leona Phipps.  He attended Burlington-Edison High School and graduated in 1964.  Richard attended Skagit Valley College where he graduated with an Associate […]

Friday, April 12th, 2024

Joyce Ann Jernigan, 79, of Everett, Washington went to be with her Lord and Savior on April 12, 2024.  She was born on December 11, 1944, to parents, Grady & Mary Barker in Reidsville, North Carolina.  Ann loved spending time in her garden tending to her beautiful flowers.  She also loved to cook for her […]

Monday, April 8th, 2024

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Deborah “Debbie” Egbert Kanske, a beloved wife, mother, sister, and friend, who departed from this world on Monday, April 8, 2024. Debbie’s life was a testament to love, kindness, and unwavering dedication to her family and community. Born on June 14, 1955, Debbie’s journey […]

Friday, April 5th, 2024

Richard Wayne Pitman, 84, passed away peacefully at his home after a long battle with heart disease and diabetes on April 5, 2024.  Dick was born at home in Big Lake WA on September 1, 1939, to Heber (Blackie) and Elizabeth Ann Pitman. He married Wanda Mary Kelley in July of 1960 and together they […]

Thursday, April 4th, 2024

Robin Lee Walker, 77, went peacefully to heaven on April 4, 2024. She was born on February 19, 1947 in Anacortes, WA, the daughter of Robert and Margaret Oxenham. Robin raised her two children, Marni and Matthew in Southern California, where she worked for the school district. She is survived by her two sisters, Billie […]

Friday, March 29th, 2024

Rex “Dan” Parker, age 87, passed away at home in Concrete, Washington.  He was born January 30, 1937, in Garden City, Kansas, to Dow and Thelma Parker.  They moved up to Skagit County when Dan was a baby, and he grew up on a farm on the South Skagit side of the highway, off the […]

Tuesday, March 19th, 2024

Deloras “Dee” Margaret Sutton age 86, of Sedro-Woolley passed away on March 19, 2024. With her loving grandchildren by her side. She was born July 21, 1937 in Franklin, North Carolina to Richard Sanders and Anna Hodgin. She was their oldest child. She lived in Skagit County for most of her adult life and loved […]

Monday, March 18th, 2024

“King” Isadore Tom III “Numuncet” 59 of Upper Skagit Tribe passed away March 18, 2024 in Bellingham, Washington. King was born March 12, 1965 in Bellingham to Margene and Isadore Tom Jr. King fought fires for the Upper Skagit Forestry Department and was a lifelong commercial fisherman; he enjoyed traveling around for stick games and […]

Friday, March 15th, 2024

Ronald Ralph Weaver, 81, a 50 year resident of Sedro-Woolley, Washington, passed away in Arizona on March 15, 2024, with his loving wife by his side.  Ron was born on November 9, 1942, in Bellingham, WA to parents Flores William and Eunice Gertrude Hazel (Small) Weaver, where he grew up and attended school and got […]

Friday, March 15th, 2024

On March 15, 2024, Diana Mae (Swift) Van Notric passed peacefully into the arms of our Lord and Savior after a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease. Diana was born in Spokane, Washington on March 9, 1947, and adopted at birth by Lester and Florence Swift. She moved to Everett when she was thirteen, where her […]