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


Thursday, May 2nd, 2002

HOWARD LEE PAUL, 81, a longtime Burlington area resident passed away on Thursday May 2, 2002 at United General Hospital in Sedro-Woolley. He was born on August 22, 1920 in North Carolina attaining his education there. In 1937 he joined the U.S. Navy serving during WW II. He was united in marriage to Ora Blanche […]

Wednesday, April 24th, 2002

GARY LEE GRIFFITH, 61, a Lyman community resident and businessman passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday April 24, 2002 at Skagit Valley Hospital following a brief battle with cancer. Gary was born on June 10, 1940 in Bellingham, WA the son of Marvin and Irene Stiglitz Griffith. He was raised by his maternal grandparents since the […]

Monday, April 22nd, 2002

Franklin A. Tralle a Sequim, WA resident passed away Monday, April 22, 2002 at the Skagit Valley Hospital in Mount Vernon, WA at the age of 60 years. He was born December 20, 1941 in Northfield, Minnesota the son of Roland and Catherine Dettling Tralle. Franklin was married to Mary Larson on May 9, 1964 […]

Sunday, April 21st, 2002

Dwight Williams, Jr., a former resident of Everson, WA passed away Sunday, April 21, 2002 at the Country Acre Adult Family Home in Sedro-Woolley, WA at the age of 77 years. He was born February 19, 1925 in Sumas, WA the son of Dwight and Alice Corbin Williams. Dwight grew up in the Everson area […]

Thursday, April 18th, 2002

REGINA MARION BURKE took the Lord’s hand and walked home on April 18, 2002 at the age of 83 years. She was born on August 20, 1918 in Bellevue, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Joseph and Jeanette Trissler Ansman. She was raised in several Eastern and New England states until settling in Windsor, PA where she […]

Wednesday, April 17th, 2002

GLADYS P. JACKSON, 84, A Sedro-Woolley resident, passed away at her home on Wednesday April 17, 2002 surrounded by her family. She was born on March 23, 1918 in Jay, Oklahoma, a daughter of William & Ollie Dempsey Edmonds. Gladys was raised and attended school in Jay, OK and there was united in marriage to […]

Sunday, April 14th, 2002

Jack Allen Lewis passed away Sunday, April 14, 2002 at the Regional Hospital in Seattle, WA at the age of 56 years. He was born June 19, 1945 in Seattle, WA, the son of Mason L. and Irene R. Allen Lewis. Jack grew up in the Everett area attending schools and later received a BA […]

Sunday, April 7th, 2002

JAMES L. GARLAND, a resident of Concrete passed away at his home on Sunday April 7, 2002 at the age of 82 years. He was born on August 27, 1919 in North Carolina, the son of Mr. & Mrs. Luther Garland. He was raised and attended school in North Carolina. He was united in marriage […]

Friday, April 5th, 2002

Theodore "Ted" Ziebell, 90, passed away at his home in Sedro-Woolley on Friday, April 5, 2002. He was born on June 19, 1911 in VanZandt, WA., the son of Robert and Louise Staubauch Ziebell. He was raised and attended school in VanZandt. He later lived in Bellingham, Edison and finally to Sedro-Woolley. He was married […]

Thursday, April 4th, 2002

William Van Slageren a longtime resident of Clear Lake passed away Thursday, April 4, 2002 at his home with his loving wife Beverly and son Dirk, daughter Barbara and grandaughter Colleen by his side at the age of 70 years. He was born April 19, 1931 in Hynes, California to Peter and Edna DeVries Van […]

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2002

BONNIE RUTH JACOBS, a Sedro-Woolley area resident passed away at her home on Tuesday April 2, 2002. She was 70 years of age. She was born on October 12, 1931 in Douglas, Wyoming, a daughter of Leo & Ruth Wood Porter. She resided in Wyoming until 1945 when the family moved to Sunnyside, WA where […]

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2002

Agnes M. ‘Aggie’ Loraas, a Mount Vernon resident, passed away at the Life Care Center in Mount Vernon, WA on Tuesday April 2, 2002 at the age of 83 years. She was born July 10, 1918 in Brainerd, Minnesota the daughter of Arthur and Mary Jaeger Foltz. Aggie married Harry Yeager in 1941and he preceded […]

Saturday, March 30th, 2002

Maxine Breier a longtime resident and businesswoman of Sedro-Woolley passed away Saturday, March 30, 2002 with her family at her side at the age of 72 years. She was born August 19, 1929 in Lapwai, Idaho the daughter of George and Pearl Anderson Mattoon. Maxine grew up in the Lewiston, Idaho area attending school and […]

Friday, March 29th, 2002

Gladys E. Leese a longtime resident of Bellingham passed away on Friday, March 29, 2002 at the Alderwood Park Convalescent Center at the age of 78 years. She was born April 18, 1923 in Lyman, WA the daughter of Dewey and Frances Triplett Fisk. Gladys was raised in the Forks and Port Angeles area later […]

Thursday, March 28th, 2002

TOM H. ‘BUD’ HENDERSON, 74, a Mount Vernon, WA,Big Lake area resident passed away at Home Place Special Care in Burlington, WA on Thursday March 28, 2002. He was born on June 24, 1927 in Cullowhee, NC, the son of Paul & Florence Shelton Henderson. Tom was raised and attained his education in North Carolina. […]

Monday, March 25th, 2002

LORA A. CRUMRINE, 94, a longtime Sedro-Woolley resident passed away at her home on Monday March 25, 2002. She was born on September 3, 1907 in Bow, WA, the daughter of Lundy & Edith Ferris Perry. She was raised and attended school in Sedro-Woolley, graduating from S-WHS in 1926. She then attended business college in […]

Monday, March 25th, 2002

ESTHER LUCILE LARSON, 81, beloved wife of Pastor James Larson, passed away on Monday March 25, 2002 at Parkside Special Care in Sedro-Woolley, WA. Esther was born on July 21, 1920 in Haviland, Kansas, the daughter of Claude & Goldie Pruitt Stotts. She made her home in Haviland until 1934 when she moved to Denair, […]

Saturday, March 23rd, 2002

Joseph R. Williams Jr ?Joe? passed away Saturday, March 23, 2002 in Sedro-Woolley, WA at the age of 69 years. He was born December 29, 1932 in Concrete, WA the son of Joseph and Susan Fornsby Williams Sr. Joe was a lifetime resident of Concrete and a member of the Upper Skagit Tribe. He is […]

Saturday, March 23rd, 2002

SHERMAN LEROY "SHERM" DRAKE, 92, a longtime Sedro-Woolley resident passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday, March 23, 2002. Sherm was born on January 18, 1910 in Fort Rock, Oregon, one of eleven children of Lyman Bert & Viola Frances Osborne Drake. He was raised in Fort Rock until 1920 when the family began […]

Saturday, March 16th, 2002

BETTY KATHERN ELKINS, formerly McCrickard, most loved mother and grandmother, departed this world Saturday, March 16, 2002, and will be sadly missed. She was born September 10, 1927 in the coal mining fields of Kyle, West Virginia.<br>Betty lived through the great Depression and graduated from high school. It was after high school she met and […]

Monday, March 11th, 2002

MABEL ELLA HEDDEN, a Sedro-Woolley resident, passed away on Monday March 11, 2002 at the Life Care Center surrounded by her family. She was 88 years of age. She was born on January 8, 1916 in Kent, Washington, the daughter of James & Martha Combs McIlrath. In 1922 the family moved to Hamilton where she […]

Saturday, December 29th, 2001

Leonard Sylvester Boome was born August 6, 1940 in Mount Vernon, WA the son of Lawrence and Ruth Lane Boome and passed away at his home in Sedro-Woolley, WA where he resided all his life on Saturday, December 29, 2001 at the age of 61 years. He is survived by his wife of 43 years […]

Thursday, November 15th, 2001

Harris Holland a 51 year resident of Sedro-Woolley passed away Friday, November 9, 2001 at his home at the age of 69 years.  He was born October 21, 1932 in Waynesville, NC the son of Clifford and Luabell Reece Holland. Harris has been a resident of Sedro-Woolley since 1950 coming here from North Carolina.  He […]

Thursday, October 5th, 2000

LYDIA MARIE BRASCHLER was tragically taken from her family and friends at the age of 13 years. She was born on October 5, 1987 in Arlington, Washington, to Donald Varo and Tanya Marie Braschler. She was raised in Bremerton, WA until 1991 when she moved to North Freedom, Wisconsin with her family. Lydia was active […]

Tuesday, July 6th, 1999

   Larry Neal DeLano, passed away Tuesday, July 6, 1999 at his home in Sedro-Woolley, WA at the age of 61 years. He was born January 9, 1938 in Sunnyside, WA the son of Thurston G. and Doris I. Hoggatt DeLano. Larry grew up in Sunnyside until moving with his family to Kent, WA where […]