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


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 […]

Thursday, September 15th, 2022

Shirley Jane Poe, age 92, passed away on September 15, 2022 in Concrete, Washington.  She was born October 21, 1929 in Douglas, Wyoming to Forrest and Elva McCleerey. Shirley met her future husband, Samuel Poe, in Mesa, WA while her father was working on his family’s farm.  They were married in 1946 and spent many […]

Saturday, September 10th, 2022

Ruth Marie Kaaland, age one hundred, a longtime Sedro-Woolley, Washington resident, passed away September 10, 2022, less than one month shy of her 101st birthday.  She was born October 7, 1921, on a farm outside of Alma, Nebraska, the seventh and youngest child of William and Grace (McKenzie) LeValley.  Due to challenging times, Ruth was […]

Saturday, September 10th, 2022

Verl Jarmin of Rockport, Washington passed away September 10, 2022 after a short and courageous battle with Leukemia.  He was born September 26, 1941 in Stanley, North Dakota to Ray and Dorothy Jarmin. He married Lou Forsman in 1969 and together they had one daughter, Julie whom he loved with all his heart.  At a […]

Wednesday, September 7th, 2022

                                                  Mervyn Peterson Obituary   It is with great sorrow we say goodbye to Mervyn W. Peterson who passed away on September 7, 2022. Merv was born in Omak, Washington, on October 8, 1925, to Otto and Zelma Peterson, and was a lifelong resident of Marblemount, WA.  When he was 15, he convinced a recruiter […]

Wednesday, September 7th, 2022

Virginia Marie Handy, 96, was born to Ethel and Frank Harkness in Sioux City, Iowa on February 8, 1926.  She passed away peacefully in her home on September 7, 2022.  When she was 5 years old, her family moved to Washington and settled in Whatcom County.  She was the oldest of five children.  She graduated […]

Wednesday, September 7th, 2022

Jo Anne Daniels May 8, 1939 – September 7, 2022   Our most precious Mama, Jo Anne (Higdon) Daniels passed away September 7, 2022, at the age of 83, at her home in Concrete surrounded by her loving family. Jo was born May 8, 1939, to Vera Lucille (Winfrey) Higdon and Lloyd Pius Higdon in […]

Monday, September 5th, 2022

Vivian Joyce (Hills) Pitner, 73, of Anacortes, Washington passed away on Monday, September 5, 2022.  Vivian was born on August 29, 1949, to Cecil R. and Darlene (Henry) Hills in Sedro-Woolley, WA.  She was married to Dale Craig Pitner on August 13, 1976. Vivian grew up in Sedro-Woolley.  After graduation from Sedro-Woolley High School in […]

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2022

Antje “Anneka”/Ann “Anna” Vanderwal was born in the Netherlands on April 24, 1945, to Berend and Maria Andringa. She and her family immigrated to California in 1953. She met Abraham Vanderwal at church, they married in 1965, and they moved to Washington state. While Abe was a bricklayer, she worked in housecleaning for 30 years […]

Sunday, August 21st, 2022

Wayne LeRoy King passed away on August 21, 2022.  He was born November 17, 1938 to Elmer King and Laverne Robinson King.  Wayne grew up in Sedro-Woolley, graduating from Sedro-Woolley High School with the class of 1957.  He attended Washington State University and graduated from Western Washington College in 1963.  He met his wife Mary […]

Saturday, August 20th, 2022

Russell “Rusty” “Russ” Jay Farstead, age 60, passed away peacefully at his home in Sedro-Woolley, Washington, on Saturday, August 20, 2022.  Rusty was born May 5, 1962 in Billings, Montana. Rusty obtained his bachelor’s degree in Industrial Arts at Montana State University Northern in Havre, Montana.  Then he moved to Washington State where he worked […]

Saturday, August 20th, 2022

Ruth (Self) Moore, 91, was born on May 18, 1931 in Del Rio, Tennessee to William and Della Self.  She died on August 20, 2022 at her home in Sedro Woolley with family at her side. She was preceded in death by the love of her life, Jess Moore; infant daughter, Mildred; her parents; ten […]

Friday, August 19th, 2022

Jacob Allan Lee Hanson’s life was taken from his family, friends and loved ones in a tragedy on August 19, 2022, in Burlington WA. As we take this in, I would like everyone to take a moment and remember Jake as the outgoing man he was. Jacob Hanson was born December 31, 1995, in Anacortes, […]

Thursday, August 18th, 2022

Cindy Tims, 78, passed away on August 18, 2022 in Sedro-Woolley, Washington.  Born on April 26, 1944 in Seattle, WA, Cindy was the first-born child of William and Mary Kitts. Growing up, Cindy attended Bryant Elementary, Eckstein Middle School, and graduated from Roosevelt High School.  She enjoyed spending summers with her beloved grandmother, Gammy, at […]

Wednesday, August 17th, 2022

Anna Mae Lucier, 88, a resident of Lyman passed away on August 17, 2022 at Skagit Valley Hospital.  She was born on April 18, 1934 in Leyden, North Dakota the daughter of George and Blanche (Beauchamp) Urlaub. Anna lived in Moorhead, Minnesota and moved to Washington State in 1978.  She became a Registered Nurse and […]

Sunday, August 14th, 2022

Lindy lived in Granite Falls, WA. He served his community as a police officer, firefighter, and Lions Club member. He loved his grandchildren, poking fun at his sister, and being a friend. Lindy is survived by his daughter, Krystle Detwiler, her husband Justin; their four children, Sasha, Jordan, Joey, and Skyler; his sister Connie Wilburn […]

Friday, August 12th, 2022

Ronald Howard Browne died peacefully in his sleep August 12, 2022. At his request there will be no services. Please share your memories of Ron and sign the online guest register.

Wednesday, August 10th, 2022

Ray Darrold Jarmin, 82, passed away peacefully on August 10, 2022 at Skagit Valley Hospital.  He was born on March 2, 1940 in Stanley, North Dakota the son of Ray and Dorothy (Williams) Jarmin. Ray moved to Rockport Washington when he was three years old and never left.  He graduated from Concrete High School in […]

Wednesday, August 10th, 2022

Robert “Rob” “Bob” DeForest Davie, age 81, of Sedro-Woolley, Washington, passed away on Sunday, August 7, 2022. Rob was born November 26, 1940 to Robert and Marie (De Bondt) Davie in Bellingham, WA, and raised by his mother and loving step-father Kenneth Balzar. After graduating from Concrete High School in 1958, Rob began classes at […]

Tuesday, August 9th, 2022

Margaret Marion de Maine, 91, of Sedro-Woolley and Bellingham, passed away on Tuesday, August 9, 2022.  Margaret was born November 11, 1930 to Gordon Carl Moodie and Marion Elizabeth Laing in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.  She was married to Paul Alexander Desmond de Maine on September 14, 1955 in Cambridge, England. Margaret graduated from the University […]

Monday, August 8th, 2022

William ‘Bill’ Loyd Young, age 73, of Concrete, Washington, passed away August 8, 2022 at home.  He was born October 29, 1948 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania to Leonard and Rachael (Shoop) Young. Bill received a bachelor’s degree in Civil Technology-Land Development in 1972 from the  University of Houston.  Bill and Diane were Married on April 18, […]

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2022

Mildred Lynette (Lagerlund) Holtcamp 1924-2022 We lost our Mildred, the priceless centerpiece of our family August 2, 2022, but we know she will have a joyous reunion with her family and friends that have passed before her. Mildred Lynette Lagerlund was born May 30, 1924, at the Burlington Hospital…the third daughter of four children born […]

Sunday, July 31st, 2022

John Dean Benston, 66, of Burlington, passed away on Sunday, July 31, 2022 at home with his family and dog by his side. John was born June 14, 1956 to Joe and Janice (Ammeter) Benston, in Burlington, WA. He grew up in Burlington, graduating from B-EHS in 1974. After graduation he started working, stacking milk […]