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


Friday, January 18th, 2019

Tyler Daniel Strock, 29, a resident of Sedro-Woolley passed away unexpectedly at his home on Tuesday, January 8, 2019. He was born on December 19, 1989 in Sedro-Woolley, WA the son of Duane and Cindy (Murray) Strock. He grew up and attended school in Burlington, graduating from Burlington Edison High in 2008. Tyler loved the […]

Friday, January 18th, 2019

Eileen R. Faaberg Sorensen, 94, a longtime Skagit Valley resident, passed away on January 16, 2019 at United General Hospital in Sedro-Woolley. Eileen was born on April 12, 1924 in Oso, Washington the daughter of Jack & Mary (Hill) Costa.   The family settled in the Hamilton community in the late 1920’s and there Eileen attended […]

Thursday, January 17th, 2019

AOC James David ‘JD’ Seward, Ret., age 77, a long time Sedro-Woolley resident, passed away January 8, 2019 surrounded by his loving family, from complications of diabetes and heart failure. ‘JD’ was born and raised in Eads, TN, enlisted in the Navy at age 17, had many adventures and a unique sense of humor. Loving […]

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

Daniel Joseph Smith, 66, a resident of the Concrete community, passed away at his home on January 9, 2019.  Daniel was born in Shamokin, Pennsylvania on March 31, 1952, the son of Jonas & Rita (Murphy) Smith.   He was raised in Ashland, PA and attended and graduated from Cardinal Brennan Catholic High School in 1970.    […]

Monday, January 14th, 2019

Vivian C. Russell, 90, a longtime Sedro-Woolley resident, passed away on Thursday, January 10, 2019. Vivian was born on April 9, 1928 in Port Angeles, WA, the daughter of James & Phoebe (Gaboury) Davidson.  She was raised and attended school in Port Angeles, graduating from Port Angeles High School with the class of 1946. She […]

Friday, January 11th, 2019

Helen Ann “Granny” Parker, 80, a longtime resident of Concrete, passed away on January 11, 2019 at United General Hospital in Sedro-Woolley. Helen was born on January 1, 1939 in Mount Vernon, the daughter of Edward & Venna (Jensen) Pressentin.  She was raised and attended school in Concrete, graduating from Concrete High School with the […]

Friday, January 11th, 2019

June V. Whelan passed away at the age of 86 on January 7, 2019, having lost a courageous battle with cancer.  She was in hospice care and died at her home in Sedro-Woolley.  She had a long and happy marriage of 56 years to James M. Whelan who preceded her in death.  She was also […]

Wednesday, January 9th, 2019

Judy Rose Rantschler, 68, a lifelong Skagit Valley resident, passed away on Sunday, January 6, 2019 at Skagit Valley Hospital in Mount Vernon. Judy was born in Sedro-Woolley on May 20, 1950, the daughter of Rawson & Muthel (Wilson) Hornbeck.  She was raised in the Concrete area and attended Concrete High School where she was […]

Tuesday, January 8th, 2019

Junior Arthur Pippin, 86, a longtime Sedro-Woolley resident, passed away at his home surrounded by his family. Junior was born in Aberdeen, WA to Noah Wickham Pippin and Mary Powers Pippin. In 1934 the family moved to Sedro-Woolley where he grew up. In 1951 he enlisted in the U.S. Navy serving on the USS Baltimore […]

Friday, January 4th, 2019

Georgianne Louise “Georgia” (Schryer) Mathis, 75, longtime resident of Birdsview, WA, passed away peacefully on December 28, 2018 at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham with her loving family by her side. She was a loving wife, mother, grandma, sister and friend to many. Georgia was born in Sedro-Woolley on June 23, 1943 to […]

Friday, January 4th, 2019

James William “Jim Bill” Perkins, 59, a longtime Sedro-Woolley resident, passed away at Virginia Mason Hospital in Seattle on January 2, 2019. Jim was born on September 27, 1959 in Tacoma, WA, the son of Thomas & Carol (Holbrook) Perkins. The Perkins family settled in Sedro-Woolley in 1972 and Jim attended and graduated from Sedro-Woolley […]

Thursday, January 3rd, 2019

Dean K. Wadsworth, 88, a resident of Burlington, passed away on January 1, 2019 at the Creekside Senior Community. Dean was born on June 6, 1930 in Tacoma, WA, the son of Grace Rogers Wadsworth.  He was raised in Tacoma until the mid-1930’s when he and his mother moved to Hawaii, and thanks to a […]

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019

VonRay Alex Waldrop, age 86, a resident of Big Lake for 63 years, passed away peacefully surrounded by family and friends at Skagit Valley Hospital, Sunday night December 30, 2018.  He is now home with his heavenly father and reunited with his “sweet thing” and other family members. VonRay was born April 4, 1932 in […]

Monday, December 31st, 2018

Susan Faye Otis, 68, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, peacefully passed away at her home on December 28, 2018 due to a long term battle with liver disease, she was surrounded by her loving family. Susan was born on May 4, 1950 in Tonasket, WA, the daughter of Harley & Jeanette (McGowen) Olson.  She was raised […]

Wednesday, December 26th, 2018

Lindsey J. Knuth, Jr., 81, a longtime Sedro-Woolley area resident, passed away on December 26, 2018 in Burlington, WA. Lindsey was born on March 26, 1937 in Sedro-Woolley, the son of Lindsay & Hanna  (Suiter) Knuth.  He was raised and attended school in Sedro-Woolley. Lindsey shortly thereafter enlisted into the U.S. Navy where he traveled […]

Friday, December 21st, 2018

Thelma Louise ‘Weezie’ Buchanan, 88, a longtime Skagit Valley resident, passed in peace December 16, 2018 while living at Birchview Memory Care in Sedro-Woolley. From her birth in Sylva, North Carolina on March 26, 1930 to her death on Sunday she nourished people around her with love, faith and song. Louise was the fourth of […]

Friday, December 21st, 2018

Linda was born April 5, 1945 to Roy G and Margaret Hacker in Olympia, WA while her dad was away serving during WWII. Some of her very young years were in Day Creek where her dad drove log trucks and her Mom managed the Day Creek store. Her time there brought her many fond memories. […]

Friday, December 21st, 2018

Margaret Rhone, 93, a longtime resident of Skagit County passed away surrounded by family Tuesday, December 18, 2018.   Now we celebrate her and embrace her journey that God has planned. Margaret dedicated her life to being a wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Her family meant everything to her and was her treasure in life. She […]

Sunday, December 16th, 2018

Barbara Jean Hoover, 91, a lifelong Skagit County resident, passed away on Sunday, December 16, 2018.  She was born on May 21, 1927 in Sedro-Woolley, WA, the daughter of Albert and Hazel (Rhynard) DeBay. Barbara was raised in Clear Lake and Sedro-Woolley.  She attended grade school in Clear Lake and graduated from Sedro-Woolley High School […]

Monday, December 10th, 2018

Ivan LeRoy Rasmussen, 77, a longtime Burlington area resident, passed away on December 5, 2018 at Where The Heart Is surrounded by his family. Ivan was born in Mount Vernon, WA on November 17, 1941, the son of Reider & Lilly (Sjodin) Rasmussen.   He was raised in the Hoogdahl area north of Sedro-Woolley and attended […]

Thursday, December 6th, 2018

Terry Lee Carter, Jr., of Sedro-Woolley, WA passed away peacefully at home on November 21, 2018 at the age of 42. Terry was born in Springdale, AR on December 14, 1975 to Norma Louise Flora Carter and Terry Lee Carter, Sr.  He grew up in Lufkin, TX until he moved to Washington in 1989 where […]

Friday, November 23rd, 2018

Charles Wayne Rothrock, age 62, passed away suddenly on November 8, 2018 at Providence Regional Medical Center in Everett. He was born on December 7, 1955 to Ralph and Laura (McMinn) Rothrock in Everett, Washington. He graduated from North Thurston High School in 1975. He was on the track, football and wrestling teams in that […]

Tuesday, November 20th, 2018

Diane Elaine (Ehinger) Peter, 70, a Sedro-Woolley resident, passed away peacefully on Friday, November 16, 2018 at United General Hospital. She was born on April 26, 1948 in Burlington, WA the daughter of Ernest and Ellen Ehinger. Diane graduated from Puyallup High school in 1966. She continued her education at Green River Community College and […]

Tuesday, November 20th, 2018

Francine Sara Williams, Hydulica? #2, age 43, born May 11, 1975 in Sedro-Woolley, WA. Francine is a well-respected member of the Upper Skagit Tribe and is also remembered for the spiritual healing work she helped her grandfather Sherman Williams Sr. with. She enjoyed working at the Upper Skagit Tribal child care for a few years […]

Monday, November 19th, 2018

Floyd Arthur Pitman, 82, a lifelong Skagit Valley resident, passed away peacefully at his home on November 15, 2018 following a brief illness surrounded by his family. He was born on April 21, 1936 in Hamilton, WA, one of seven children of Heber and Elizabeth (Galbreath) Pitman.  He attended high school in Sedro-Woolley. Floyd worked […]