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


Saturday, January 29th, 2022

Norman (Joe) Edward Goode, age 86, passed away January 29, 2022, at home in Mount Vernon, Washington with his family at his side, after fighting a hard three and a half year battle with cancer.  He was born October 7, 1935, in Clear Lake, WA to Edward and Florence (Dye) Goode. Norm spent most of […]

Monday, January 24th, 2022

Leonard “Len” Joseph Rodriguez, Jr., age 54, passed away at Providence Regional Medical Center in Everett, Washington January 24, 2022.  He was born March 13, 1967, in Poulsbo, WA to Leonard and Pearl (Bill) Rodriguez. Len was a proud Papa, who enjoyed fishing, hunting and crabbing.  He was a well respected spiritual leader in the […]

Saturday, January 22nd, 2022

Matthew “Matt” James Washington, age 38, passed away January 22, 2022, at Skagit Valley Hospital, Mount Vernon, Washington.  He was born August 9, 1983, in Mount Vernon to William “Dean” and LeAnne (Drivstuen) Washington. Matthew worked as a commercial fisherman and crabber.  Anyone who worked with Matthew knew him to be a hard worker who […]

Wednesday, January 19th, 2022

Charles “Chuck” Plummer, age 73, passed away January 19, 2022, in Prineville, Oregon.  He was born March 28, 1948 in Sedro-Woolley, Washington to Charles J. Plummer and Audrey Plummer, along with his two older sisters, Ann Noggle-Plummer and Diane Dosch-Plummer. He graduated from Sedro-Woolley High School in 1966.  Then soon after he married his first […]

Wednesday, January 19th, 2022

John H. Townsend, 84, of Sedro-Woolley, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 19, 2022.  He was born on September 9, 1937 in Pasadena, California to Clyde and Mary (Clark) Townsend. He served his country by enlisting in the United States Navy from 1955-1963, where he served as an Engineer.  He enjoyed talking about the many […]

Tuesday, January 18th, 2022

Mavis Jean Scott, of Acme, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 18, 2022.  She was born on May 6, 1940 in Nampa, Idaho to Russell and Wilma Greenough. On October 13, 1956 she married her best friend, Gordon Scott. They were married fifty-five years until his passing in 2012. They spent most of their lives […]

Tuesday, January 18th, 2022

Jill Helen Bailey, age 57, passed away January 18, 2022, at home, in hospice, in Bow, Washington, in the arms of her loving husband, after a courageous 2 ½ year battle with brain cancer (GBM).  She was born September 18, 1964, in Midland, Michigan to Dean Irwin and Janet Joyce (Launstein) Bailey. Although a resident […]

Saturday, January 15th, 2022

Debra Ruth Mercer, age 67, passed away January 15, 2022, at home in Astoria, Oregon.  She was born May 19, 1954 in Tacoma, Washington to Robert and Barbara (Bozel) Mercer. Debra is survived by her sons, James and Brandon Kosbab; daughter, Dawn Kosbab; sister, Janet Aldridge; brother, Charlie Mercer. She was preceded in death by […]

Thursday, January 13th, 2022

Doris Elizabeth Kester, age 95, passed away January 13, 2022 at home in Sedro-Woolley, Washington.  She was born April 19, 1926 in Wisner, Nebraska, the daughter of Walter and Clara Brookings.  She moved from Montana with her family to Sedro-Woolley at the age of 11.  In 1956, she married Walter Kester; they made their home […]

Monday, January 10th, 2022

John Rhodes Galbraith, age 103, slipped quietly into the presence of his Lord & Savior Jesus Christ on January 10, 2022 at his home in Bellingham, Washington surrounded by family. He was born April 11, 1918 in Saxon, Washington to Audley A and Alura Spencer Galbraith. Through Charles Knaus, a missionary with the American Sunday […]

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 […]

Saturday, January 8th, 2022

Tammy “Tami” Alberta Lemieux, age 62, passed away January 8, 2022, in Sedro-Woolley, Washington.  She was born May 18, 1959, in Lynnwood, WA to Ernest (Ernie) and Elaine (Roloff) Niemonen. Tami moved to Sedro-Woolley in 1989 where she raised her two kids, Marshall and Kelli.  She loved sports when she was younger, especially softball, and […]

Saturday, January 8th, 2022

Gene Hartman, age 80, a 27-year resident of Sedro Woolley, Washington, lost his valiant 4-year battle with cancer on January 8, 2022.  He died peacefully in the early morning, at rest in the familiar comfort of his home, in the arms of his daughter and surrounded by his family’s heartfelt love and admiration. Gene was […]

Friday, January 7th, 2022

Bette Irene Detillion, age 83, passed away Friday, January 7, 2022, at Swedish Hospital, Edmonds, WA.  She was born July 27, 1938, in Sedro-Woolley, WA to Thomas and Thelma Mae (Anderson) Mullen. Bette grew up in Sedro-Woolley and during her school years was known as one of the friendliest girls and had many, many friends.  […]

Thursday, January 6th, 2022

Darlene ‘Grace’ Nieshe, 76, a lifetime resident of Skagit County, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, January 6, 2022. She was born on August 29, 1945 in Concrete, Washington. One of 7 children to Thomas J. and Revonda A. Dellinger. She was raised in Rockport on the Homestead with her brothers and sister Toby […]

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

Frances Sue Simmons Berger October 3, 1931 – December 7, 2021 Sue, 90 years, went peacefully home to Jesus on Tuesday December 7, 2021 with her loving husband Al by her side. Sue was born in Springfield, Missouri on October 3, 1931 to parents William Simmons and Dorothy (Rhea) Simmons.  At four years of age, […]