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


Thursday, November 17th, 2022

Joey Rogers Catway was called home unexpectedly on the morning of November 17, 2022 at 49 years old.  Joe was born April 20, 1973 in Sedro-Woolley and grew up in Skagit Valley.  After graduating, he worked in Alaska, returned to Washington working for his dad’s logging company, then would end his working years as an […]

Tuesday, November 15th, 2022

Mabel Tolliver age 91, a longtime Sedro-Woolley, Washington resident passed away November 15, 2022, at Skagit Valley Hospital.  She was born October 25, 1931, in Burlington, WA to Sam and Bertha (Abbenhouse) Smit.  She was raised in Burlington.  She had many fond memories of growing up in Skagit Valley as well as traveling with family […]

Tuesday, November 15th, 2022

Della “Evelyn” Collette, age 93, of Mount Vernon, Washington passed away at peace and in comfort at midnight on November 15, 2022.  She was born September 30, 1929, in Franklin, North Carolina, to George and Nannie (Ledford) Byrd. Evelyn married Maxwell Taylor Collette October 7, 1952, in Vallejo, California, and they lived in Guam, Arkansas, […]

Saturday, November 12th, 2022

Joshua Samuel Kissell, Jr. was born August 11th, 2022 in Everett, Washington to Lauri’Anna BigBeaver and Joshua Kissell.  He passed away November 12th, 2022 in Everett, WA. Joshua was a happy, joyful baby who enjoyed going on long walks with his parents and sister.  Joshua was the most happiest when he saw his sister, Evelyn, […]

Saturday, November 12th, 2022

James Allen Loop, 85, of Sedro-Woolley, Washington passed away at Birchview Memory Care facility on November 12, 2022. Jim was born  December 3, 1936 in Mount Vernon, Washington. He grew up in Clear Lake, WA and graduated from Sedro-Woolley High School in 1955, after which he would go on to pursue a 38 year career […]

Wednesday, November 9th, 2022

David James Russell, age 62, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, November 9, 2022. David was born September 20, 1960, in Burlington, Washington, to Terrence and Vivian (Davidson) Russell. After graduating from Sedro Woolley High School in 1978, David became a Rotary Exchange Student and lived in France for a year. Afterward, he enrolled at the […]

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2022

Delbert Hopke, age 81, of Sedro-Woolley, Washington, passed peacefully away November 2, 2022. He leaves behind sons, Braun (Lisa) Hopke and Brannon (Angel) Hopke; daughter, Desiree (John) Dunn; granddaughters, Rachel Hopke and Shea Trial; grandsons, Tanner Hopke and Basil William Hopke; sister, Virginia (Frank) Salt. He was preceded in death by his parents, Dr. Harold […]

Tuesday, November 1st, 2022

Donnie Jackson born Nov. 15, 1951, to parents Gladys and Clifford Jackson. Sadly, Donnie passed away peacefully at home on Nov. 1, 2022, he was 70 years old. Devoted & loving husband of Diana Jackson.  High school sweethearts married 49 years.  Donnie had three children, Jeannie Jackson (husband, Dean) Thiessen, Peter (wife, Sambath) Jackson & […]

Monday, October 31st, 2022

Margaret Moira “Peggy” Green passed away Monday, October 31, 2022 at her daughter’s home in Clear Lake, Washington at age 99.  Peggy was born August 10, 1923 in Faribault, Minnesota, the daughter of Biagio and Jewl (Kennedy) Vello. Peggy lived in Minnesota with her Mom and maternal grandparents, who Jewl took care of until their […]

Saturday, October 29th, 2022

Our beloved dad, Papa, and Uncle Ade was born to parents Adolf and Irma (“June”), on January 20, 1933, in San Francisco California.  Ade attended Loyola High School with his younger brother Don. He completed his engineering degree at Santa Clara University, where he was in ROTC, player-coached their wrestling team, and established lifelong friendships. […]

Friday, October 28th, 2022

Angeline ‘Angie’ Marie Fox, age 92, of Sedro-Woolley, Washington passed away October 28, 2022.  She was born September 9, 1930 in Griswold, Connecticut to Joseph and Josephine (Rosamela) Lavorato. She married Allen Fox February 26, 1952 and lived in true Italian fashion: family and food!  Gardening was a given.  She loved entertaining and serving her […]

Thursday, October 27th, 2022

Shirley Lee Estes, age 86 of Sedro-Woolley, Washington, passed away Thursday, October 27, 2022.  She was born on March 3, 1936 to Charles and Geneva Evitt in Sedro-Woolley.  She was married to Wayne Estes. Shirley was a nurse and caregiver her entire career. Her favorite job was working at Northern State Hospital, and she retired […]

Friday, October 21st, 2022

Jack Swartz, 93, a longtime resident of Burlington, WA, passed away in his home on September 21, 2022.   He was born to L. Vern Swartz and Zella Mae (Garrison) on March 11, 1929 in Sunnyside, WA. He served in the US Army in Korea. He traveled the world, fished until he couldn’t get out the […]

Wednesday, October 19th, 2022

Maurice Queen Frizzell He was a small-town boy who liked fast cars and adventure.  A father of four, Maurice Queen Frizzell died peacefully of throat cancer on October 19, 2022.  He was 84. Born in Sylva, North Carolina on May 21, 1938, Queenie grew up the fifth of nine children to Jake and Berdell (Queen) […]

Tuesday, October 18th, 2022

Albert Scott Hoskinson, 63, passed away October 18, 2022, in Sedro-Woolley, Washington.  Scott was born May 18, 1959 and was adopted as an infant by Al and Doris Hoskinson. Scott did a short stint in the Navy and worked in various places, but always returned to his hometown of Marysville, WA.  As a young man, […]

Tuesday, October 18th, 2022

Mary Elizabeth Hart, age 86, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, Washington, passed away October 18, 2022.  She was born August 30, 1936, in Seattle, WA, the fifth of seven children, to Stanley and Grace (Stuurmans) Andrews. Mary had a deep love for her family, devoted to her husband, children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.  She will be […]

Saturday, October 15th, 2022

William (Mike) Mitchell, age 65, passed away peacefully in his sleep October 15, 2022. Mike was an avid hunter and fisherman. He spent his life in the woods and rivers of Washington. His long career as a timber-faller took him to the most remote and scenic locations. He loved the wild places and was most at […]

Friday, October 14th, 2022

Charles Francis Joseph ‘Charlie’ Schilter, age 91, a longtime resident of Burlington, Washington, passed away October 14, 2022.  He was born February 17, 1931, in Everett, WA to Joseph and Marie Schilter. He worked the family farms until he joined the Navy Air Base in El Centro, CA, where he worked on plane engines and […]

Sunday, September 25th, 2022

Deborah Mary (Revell) Lord , 62, passed September 25, 2022 at her home in Burlington WA, with her loving family near her. Debbie was born August 24, 1960 in Everett, WA,  to Gerald and Sandra (Lane) Revell. She graduated a Spartan from Stanwood High School in 1978 when bell bottoms and blue eyeshadow were the […]

Thursday, September 22nd, 2022

Margaret A. Harris, 85, passed away peacefully on the morning of September 22, 2022 after battling dementia for several years.  She was born July 17, 1937 to Peter and Annie (Braun) Derksen in Blaine Lake, Saskatchewan and moved to Abbotsford, British Columbia when she was 6. After meeting her husband, she moved to Washington and […]

Wednesday, September 21st, 2022

Jack Swartz, 93, a longtime resident of Burlington, WA, passed away in his home on September 21, 2022.   He was born to L. Vern Swartz and Zella Mae (Garrison) on March 11, 1929 in Sunnyside, WA. He served in the US Army in Korea. He traveled the world, fished until he couldn’t get out the […]

Monday, September 19th, 2022

James “Jim” Alan Engberg, 60, passed away peacefully at his home in Mount Vernon WA surrounded by his loving family on September 19, 2022 after a long courageous battle with kidney failure. He was born July 11, 1962 to Lowell W. Engberg and Arlene M. Webster in Seattle, WA during the Seattle’s World Fair. Jim […]

Sunday, September 18th, 2022

Jerry Loren Keisler, 72, passed away peacefully with his wife by his side on September 18, 2022 in Sedro-Woolley, WA after enduring long term health complications.  He was born in Tacoma, WA to Bernard Phillips and Margie Hagberg (Johnson) on March 18, 1950 and was the eldest of four siblings. After his Army service in […]

Saturday, September 17th, 2022

Donald Lloyd King, 92, of Burlington, Washington passed away on Saturday, September 17, 2022.  Don was born on March 5, 1930 in Burlington, WA and grew up in Concrete, WA. He graduated from Concrete High School in 1948. Don was married twice: first to Berta McKrill in 1951, and then to Eileen Larson, recently celebrating […]

Thursday, September 15th, 2022

Kenneth “Ken” Raymond Spencer, age 76, passed away September 15, 2022 in Concrete, Washington.  He was born December 30, 1945 in Nevada City, California to Kenneth and Alene Spencer. Ken served in the U.S. Army from 1965 until 1971, during the Vietnam War.  He was a proud Veteran and was a member of the American […]