Lemley Chapel
Serving Sedro-Woolley &
All of Skagit County Since 1935
1008 Third Street
Sedro-Woolley, WA
360-855-1288
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Memorials

Monday, July 25th, 2022

Andrea (Andy) Anna Marie Needham, age 65, of Mount Vernon, passed away July 25, 2022.  She was born in Frankfurt, Germany to Rudolf and Hildegard (Linz) Ruland. Andrea had most of her primary schooling in Frankfurt and Trier, Germany. After the family moved to the US, Andrea graduated from Lee Vining High School in CA.  […]

Thursday, July 21st, 2022

Reba ‘Reebs’ Lynn Garcia, 60, of Sedro-Woolley, passed away July 21, 2022 peacefully in her sleep.  Reba was born January 4, 1962 to mother, Patti and father, Wayne West in Aurora, Colorado.  She had two brothers, Michael and Dwight, as well as a sister, Debra.  She was the last living member of her siblings.  Reba […]

Monday, July 18th, 2022

Richard Drew Fearing, Sr. was born December 9, 1927, to Andrew Coatsworth and Helen (Reef) Fearing, in Poughkeepsie, New York.  His older brother, Andrew, was born twenty years earlier.  The family moved to Columbus, Ohio when Richard was a toddler.  In 1945, Richard graduated from a private high school, Mount Vernon Academy, on a stretcher.  […]

Thursday, July 14th, 2022

Barbara Dills, age 82, a longtime Hamilton, Washington resident, passed away July 14, 2022. She was born February 2, 1940, at Allens Creek, Haywood County, North Carolina, to Samuel and Gladys (Mitchell) McNabb. Barbara graduated from Sedro-Woolley High School and later attended classes at Skagit Valley College. She partnered with Jr., and took care of […]

Wednesday, July 13th, 2022

Leroy Arnold Sackman, 90, beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather was called home on Wednesday, July 13, 2022.  A longtime resident of Burlington, he passed peacefully at his home with his wife of 71 years by his side. He was born on November 21, 1931, the youngest of 7 children to Gottlieb and Katherine (Kries) […]

Wednesday, July 13th, 2022

William ‘Bill’ Leroy Swihart passed away July 13, 2022, peacefully at the Skagit Life Care Center in Sedro-Woolley, Washington from long term ailments.  Bill was born September 3, 1953, to Joseph William and Alberta Ruth (Pitman) Swihart in Sedro-Woolley.  Bill was married to Vicki Deanna Parker for over 35 years, and they spent all their […]

Tuesday, July 12th, 2022

On Tuesday, July 12, 2022, Donald A. Ross, Sr., loving husband and father of four, laid down his working tools at the age of 90.  He was born November 6, 1931 in Sedro-Woolley, WA. Don was raised in Concrete, went to Concrete grade school and High school.  He graduated from Western Washington University (College at […]

Sunday, July 10th, 2022

James ‘Jim’ Donald Walker, age 93, of Burlington, Washington, peacefully passed away July 10, 2022, with family by his side.  He was born in Gravelbourg, Saskatchewan, Canada to David and Dorothy (Matthews) Walker. Jim spent his childhood years in Sunburst, Montana.  During his teen years, his family moved to Oak Harbor, WA and then on […]

Sunday, July 10th, 2022

Gladen ‘Geep’ Paul Norris, passed away at the age of 70 at his home with all his family by his side in Concrete, Washington, Sunday, July 10, 2022.  he was born December 27, 1951, to Jack and Rosemary (Erchert) Norris. Gladen worked at Drake’s mill from 1969-1976, as a mill wright and also built burners for mills.  […]

Friday, July 8th, 2022

Danny Lee Stahlecker of Diablo, Washington, passed away at home on Friday July 8, 2022.  Danny was born on May 15, 1949 (the oldest of three siblings) to Richard and Darlene Stahlecker in Gregory, South Dakota. Danny moved with this family to Yakima, Washington at a young age, where he grew up and graduated from […]

Monday, July 4th, 2022

Robert L. ‘Bob’ Dite, 76,  of Sedro-Woolley, passed away on July 4, 2022 after an 8-month battle with pancreatic cancer.  Bob was born on June 9, 1946 to Louis and Velma Dite in Yakima, WA. He was married to Marilyn (Perkins) Dite on September 24, 1966 and was three months short of their 56th anniversary. […]

Sunday, July 3rd, 2022

Our Mother, Elsie Jane Willcox Olson, passed at the age of 101 on July 3, 2022, just missing her 102nd birthday by 2 weeks.  Elsie was born July 17, 1920 in North Norwich, New York to Helen Sylvia (Kinney) and Clarence Gardner Willcox. She was preceded in death by her husband (the best father 4 […]

Friday, July 1st, 2022

Patricia Alice (Logan) Major, 93 of Burlington, Washington passed away Friday July 1, 2022.  Pat was born February 9, 1929, to Russell and Ida (Grosz) Logan in Dryden, WA and eventually moved to Sedro-Woolley in Pat’s senior year of high school.  Pat graduated from Sedro-Woolley High School in 1947. According to family stories, she and […]

Thursday, June 30th, 2022

Mary Alice Washington, 70 passed away on Thursday, June 30, 2022, in Mount Vernon, Washington at Skagit Valley Hospital.  She was born November 6, 1951, in Burlington, the daughter of Mildred (Griffin) Washington.  When she was a young child, she was spirituality adopted and raised by Mary (Sterios) and Charles ‘Gene” Bedker. She was raised […]

Tuesday, June 28th, 2022

Kevin Lee Clevish, brother, uncle, and son, passed away unexpectedly on June 28, 2022 at the age of 39. Born prematurely in Seattle, WA on July 21, 1982, Kevin’s life was truly a blessing.  At only 2 lbs, 10 oz, Kevin was a fighter and overcame a lot of obstacles from the start.  As a […]

Friday, June 24th, 2022

Sharyn Sue (Neely) Olander, age 77, a longtime Sedro-Woolley, WA resident, passed away at home on June 24, 2022.  She was born October 20, 1944, to Virgil and Thelma (Wilson) Neely.  Sue grew up on the family’s dairy farm, in Allen, and spent much of her summers at the family cabin on Samish Island. She […]

Friday, June 24th, 2022

Retired electrician and proud Poppy, Blake W. Van Fleet  passed away June 24, 2022 at his home in Sedro-Woolley.  His wife of 34 years Sherry Van Fleet was by his side. Blakes great-grandparents Emmett and Eliza Van Fleet were homesteaders of Sedro-Woolley and Blake was born here on March 11, 1953.  He graduated from Sedro-Woolley […]

Sunday, June 19th, 2022

Terry Leland Reece, 62, passed away on Sunday, June 19, 2022, at his home in Marysville, Washington. He was born on August 29, 1959, in Mount Vernon, WA to Robert Reece and Marguerite (Loomis) Reece. Terry attended Concrete and Diablo Schools and graduated in 1978.  He worked at Seattle City Light in 1976 through 1977 […]

Wednesday, June 15th, 2022

David Stanley Bloedel, age 78, of Burlington, Washington, passed away June 15, 2022, in Mount Vernon, WA.  He was born July 4, 1943, in Tabor, Iowa to Robert Stanley & Ann Alice Bloedel. David moved to Seattle, WA in 1968 and was married to Seattle artist, Joan Stuart Ross.  He graduated from University of Washington […]

Sunday, June 12th, 2022

Berta Beseda, age 89, of Mount Vernon, Washington, passed away on Sunday, June 12, 2022.  Berta was born Berta Rubenstein on July 5, 1932, in Seattle, WA and grew up on Queen Anne Hill, graduating from Queen Anne High School in 1949. She was married twice: first to Donald King in 1951, and again in […]

Friday, June 10th, 2022

Art “Pat” Hoyt, age 77, passed away peacefully June 10, 2022, in Sedro-Woolley, Washington.  Art was born in Mount Vernon, WA April 18, 1945, to Leroy and Ida (Jensen) Hoyt of Sedro-Woolley.  He graduated from Sedro-Woolley High School in 1964.  Art served his country in the Army and was a veteran of the Vietnam War. […]

Thursday, June 9th, 2022

Jack Tingley, age 86 passed away June 9, 2022.  He was born May 22, 1936.  And Jack said, “That’s all you need to know.”  Share your memories of Jack and sign the online guest register.

Tuesday, June 7th, 2022

Ralph “Max” McKinley Jackson, age 97, passed away on May 31, 2022, at Skagit Valley Hospital.  He was born on June 18, 1924, in Dayton, Washington, the youngest child of Ralph L. Jackson and Margaret (Maggie) M. Ogden Jackson.  He grew up on a sheep ranch along the Tucannon River in Southwest Washington and attended […]

Sunday, June 5th, 2022

Bernard James “Jim” Gorum, age 73, of Sedro-Woolley, Washington passed away June 5, 2022. He was born April 25, 1949, in Bellingham, WA to Frederick and Roberta (Hammer) Gorum. Jim attended, and graduated from, Mt. Baker High School in Deming, Washington. He had the honor of marrying his high school sweetheart, and love of his […]

Saturday, June 4th, 2022

Dana Gene Cheer, 66, of the Upper Skagit Indian Tribe, Sedro-Woolley, Washington passed away on Saturday, June 4, 2022, in Everett, WA surrounded by his family.  Dana was born on November 14, 1955, to Clarence and Philomena (Moses) Cheer in Wenatchee, Washington.  He was married to Patricia “Pat” (Henry) Cheer. In Dana’s youth, he played […]