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


Thursday, September 28th, 2023

Cheryl Lynn Wiggins, 61, of Sedro-Woolley, passed away on Thursday, September 28, 2023 after a far too swift battle with esophageal cancer. Born on September 3, 1962 to Jim and Bonnie Haugo in Bellingham, Washington, Cheryl spent her life in the Pacific Northwest. She was married to Benjamin Wiggins on March 19, 1999. Cheryl graduated […]

Saturday, September 23rd, 2023

Our father, Larry Annema, left this world on September 23, 2023, at the age of 68.  He was born on January 26, 1955, to John and Nell (Wolters) Annema, in Artesia, California. In 1963, Larry’s dad passed away.  Pete and Bonnie Wolters were instrumental in his childhood and throughout his life. Larry graduated from Lynden […]

Thursday, September 14th, 2023

Darla Jean Allen, 64, of Burlington, WA, passed away on September 14, 2023 in Everett, WA.  She was an amazing mother, sister, spouse, grandmother, and friend. Darla was the proud mother of 3 children, who she would say were her greatest accomplishments in life. She also earned a business degree from Skagit Valley College and […]

Tuesday, September 12th, 2023

Jimmie ‘Jim’ Leroy Brisbin, age 87, a longtime resident of Burlington, Washington, passed away following a brief stay at St. Joseph Hospital in Bellingham, September 12, 2023.  He was surrounded by his loving family.  He was born March 17, 1936, in Arlington, WA to Howard and Julia (Lien) Brisbin. Jim graduated from Arlington High School […]

Friday, September 8th, 2023

Nicholas Christofer Verner, 29, of Concrete, was taken too soon on Friday, September 8, 2023 in a tragic car accident. He was born May 5, 1994 in Mount Vernon, WA the son of Kirsten Henretty and Brian Verner. He was set to marry his love, Kassie (White) Verner, on Friday, September 22, 2023, a day […]

Friday, September 8th, 2023

Dorothy Louise (Wagner)  Rood   beloved wife of Ken, passed into the “presence” of Jesus to ‘continue’ her “NEW LIFE” with Him, at 4:47pm, on September 08, 2023. She was born at home in Sedro-Woolley to Frank and Nellie (Bryson) Wagner. During their 60 years of marriage, Dorothy was a pleasant, sweet lady, a home maker, […]

Monday, September 4th, 2023

Gary Lee Latting, 69, of Sedro-Woolley, passed away on Monday, September 4, after losing his battle with cancer. Gary was born on March 16, 1954, to Dorothy May Denny and Paul Potete in Sedro-Woolley, Washington. Gary was a Cement Finisher by trade and known throughout the industry as one of the best in his field. […]

Thursday, August 24th, 2023

Ethel Rae (Moe) Adams, 90, passed away peacefully on August 24th, 2023 in Sedro-Woolley, WA.  She was born in Valley City, North Dakota on June 20, 1933, the youngest of 7 children born to George A. and Laura (Beleal) Moe. Ethel grew up on a farm outside of Valley City and would stay in town […]

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2023

Luvena Groves, 81, of Oak Harbor, Washington died Wednesday Aug 23, 2023 at home with her daughter and son in law by her side. Luvena was born March 15, 1942 in Sedro-Woolley, WA to Jesse and Beulah “Dora” Poe and resided in Sauk, WA along with her sister, Jeanne.  They attended Concrete School District. In […]

Saturday, August 19th, 2023

George D. ‘Rev’ Anderson passed away on August 19, 2023, at his home in Burlington, Washington surrounded by family.  He was born in Underwood, North Dakota to Arthur O. and Mary (Knoblich) Anderson on September 13, 1934.  George was the sixth of 15 children.  He was baptized and confirmed in Augustana Lutheran Church in Underwood. […]

Friday, August 18th, 2023

Richard ‘Dick’ George Larson, age 74, a longtime resident of Burlington, Washington passed away August 18, 2023 at home.  He was born June 20, 1949 in Mount Vernon, WA to Emus and Gertrude (Serr) Larson.  Richard graduated from Stanwood High School in 1967. At the age of 16, Richard worked during the summer on a […]

Wednesday, August 16th, 2023

Carolyn Mae (Wolfe) Bjordal, of Burlington, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 16, 2023 of natural causes.  Carol was born on January 18, 1941 in Mount Vernon, Washington to Roy Woodrow and Edith Viola (Erickson) Wolfe. She was also welcomed by her brother, Gerald Lynn Wolfe. She was raised by her aunt and uncle Selma […]

Monday, August 7th, 2023

Gary was born in Sedro-Woolley, Washington on January 13, 1938 to loving parents, Shelby ‘Chub’ and Ruby (Parker) Talbert. He attended all 12 grades of school in Sedro-Woolley, graduating with the SWHS class of 1956.  Gary lettered in wrestling, worked on the Cub Newspaper and the Kumtux Yearbook. Gary proudly enlisted into the US Marine […]

Monday, August 7th, 2023

Allen Richard ‘Dick’ Talbot, age 87 a longtime resident of Sedro-Woolley, Washington went home to the Lord on Monday, August 7, 2023. He was born April 11, 1936 in Marysville, Kansas to Harry and Dorthea (McClellan) Talbot. Dick proudly served in the US Navy.  He was united in marriage to Vivian Marie Gilbertson on March […]

Saturday, August 5th, 2023

Byron ‘Barney’ Eric Olander, age 49, passed away August 5, 2023, at home in Sedro-Woolley, Washington.  He was born March 4, 1974, in Sedro-Woolley to Steve and Susan (Thurmond) Olander. Barney is survived by his daughter, Willow Guitard; mother, Susan and her husband, Ron Schauer; father, Steve and his wife, Vickie Olander; grandfather, Henry Olander; […]

Thursday, August 3rd, 2023

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Dolores ‘Lori’ Diane (Williams) Sniffen of Sedro Woolley, Washington, born in Hollywood, California, who passed away on August 3, 2023, at the age of 65. Lori is survived by her husband of 42 years, Mark Sniffen; her daughters, Sabrina Sniffen, Melissa Rigdon, Kindra Rigby; […]

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2023

Sarah (Bud/Sploosh) Emily Louise Spurgeon, age 32, of Marysville, WA passed away on Wednesday, August 2, 2023. She was born April 16, 1991 in Long Beach, CA.  Sarah graduated from Sedro-Woolley High School in 2009. Her adoptive parents, Marilyn and Jerry Spurgeon watched Sarah grow into a fun-loving person who loved to play sports.  Baseball, […]

Friday, July 28th, 2023

Richard Jackie “Yogi Bear” Parker, age 80, a longtime resident of Sedro-Woolley, Washington passed away Friday, July 28, 2023, after a short battle with Cancer in Seattle, WA.  He was born February 23, 1943, in Bellingham, WA to Cecil and Emma (Akins) Parker. As a child, he went on many fishing and hunting trips with […]

Wednesday, July 26th, 2023

Shirley Mae Smith, 95, passed away Wednesday, July 26, 2023, at Birchview Memory Care in Sedro-Woolley following a long illness.  Shirley was born in San Pedro, California, and lived there until she married her life partner, Gene Smith.  His job with Shell Oil Co. led them to relocating to Anacortes where they raised their four […]

Tuesday, July 25th, 2023

John “Johnny” Taft Jr of Sedro Woolley WA at the age of 79 passed away on Tuesday July 25th, 2023 in his home. Born on December 7 1943 in Mount Vernon WA to John Taft and Mildred (Barsness) Taft Lee. He was raised on the north end of Fir Island, with his grandparents and seven […]

Thursday, July 20th, 2023

Merle Henry ‘Bergie’ Berger, resident of Sedro-Woolley, Washington since 1969, passed away peacefully at age 92 at the home of his loving partner, Kathleen, in Burlington, WA on July 20, 2023. Merle was born in Webster, South Dakota, in June 1931 to Henry Carl and Elizabeth (Hendrickson) Berger.  He had two sisters, Mavis who is […]

Tuesday, July 18th, 2023

Hunter Henry Sherman Mayville age 15, peacefully passed away at home on Tuesday July 18, 2023, at 7:11pm surrounded by his Dad, Mark Mayville and his Mom, Felicia Mayville, as well as a couple of his grandparents, and close family members.  Hunter was incredibly involved in sports throughout his life, he was a great baseball […]

Sunday, July 16th, 2023

Raymond E Kelley, better known as Ray or SunRay to some, was born December 1, 1951.  He was raised in Sedro-Woolley, Washington at the end of Janicki Road, the homestead of his grandparents, Polish immigrants who moved to Washington in 1920.  SunRay’s mother, Wanda was the eldest of their 10 children and the first to […]

Thursday, July 13th, 2023

Don Ashton Collen, age 93, a longtime resident of Sedro-Woolley, Washington, passed away July 13, 2023.  He was born October 1, 1929, in Mason City, Iowa to George and Grace (Turner) Collen.  Don was the youngest of 15 children.  He grew up in Mason City, Iowa.  Don served in the US Army from 1951-1953 including […]

Thursday, July 13th, 2023

Thomas Patrick Allen, age 68, of Burlington, Washington passed away July 13, 2023, in Bellingham, WA.  He was born May 1, 1955, in Okanogan County, Washington to Walt and Blanche (Olson) Allen. Tom is survived by his daughters, Breanna Zamora and Angeleana Allen; ex-wife, Brenda Allen all of Sedro-Woolley, WA; two brothers, Jim and Dan […]