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


Sunday, May 30th, 2021

Donald Erdie McRae, 74, of Sedro-Woolley, passed away May 30, 2021 at the Veteran’s Hospital in Seattle, Washington.  Don was born in a small log cabin in Tabernash, Colorado to W.R. “Mac” and Veronica Serena (Stegmiller) McRae.  The Family moved to California in 1951 and eventually ended up in Burlington, Washington in 1957. Don followed […]

Friday, May 28th, 2021

John Raymond Norbeck passed away May 28, 2021.  John was born September 24, 1931 in Burlington, Washington to Chester and Evelyn Norbeck. John was a Woolley boy growing up in the Sterling addition out near the hospital.  He attended Sedro-Woolley High, graduating in 1949.  Upon graduation from high school, he attended Skagit Valley College where […]

Friday, May 28th, 2021

Let the good times roll. Gary Clyde Medford passed in peace on Friday, May 28, 2021, at the age of 85 in Sedro-Woolley, WA.  Gary was born in Sedro-Woolley October 2, 1935, to Wid and Selma Medford of Punkin Center.  He attended Hamilton Grade School and Sedro-Woolley High School.  He married his wife, Barbara on […]

Monday, May 17th, 2021

David Paul Smith, Sr., 65, of Sedro-Woolley, passed away on Monday, May 17, 2021 of heart failure.  Through the years, he maintained a positive attitude and was always available for his kids and grandkids whom he cherished dearly.  He was always in good spirits and fun to be around.  He had so many amazing stories […]

Monday, May 17th, 2021

James “Jim” Lawrence Moen, Jr., 76, passed away May 17, 2021 in Mount Vernon, Washington.  He was born September 27, 1944 in Mount Vernon, to James and Shirley (Lindbloom) Moen. Jim proudly served in the US Army from 1963 to 1965. Jim is survived by his wife, Marsha; children, James (Madison) Moen, III, April (fiancée, […]

Saturday, May 8th, 2021

Tahnee Renee Crawford, 51, long time Skagit County resident, passed away on Saturday, May 8, 2021 at Skagit Valley Hospital after a short but very courageous battle with cancer. She was born on May 4, 1970 in Sedro-Woolley, Washington the daughter of Frank and Tami (Miller) Ensley.  Tahnee attended school and graduated from Sedro-Woolley High […]

Saturday, May 8th, 2021

James Morris “Jim” Sakshaug, age 76, passed away May 8, 2021, in Albany, Oregon.  He was born November 26, 1944, in Sedro-Woolley, Washington to James Morris Sakshaug Sr. and Pola Pressentin (maiden name, Janicki). Jim was raised in Deming, Wa; graduating from Mt. Baker High School. As an adult Jim lived in Seattle, Kent, Alaska […]

Tuesday, May 4th, 2021

William “Bill” D. Pfeifer, III, 74, passed away on Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at home in Concrete of natural causes.  He was born on May 10, 1946 the son of William D. Pfeifer II and Afton (Lewis) Pfeifer in Spokane, WA. Bill spent some time in the Air Force, moved to the Puget Sound area, […]

Tuesday, May 4th, 2021

Donna May Ellingson – Spencer, age 73, passed away peacefully on May 4, 2021 after a short battle with cancer. She was born May 11, 1947 in Everett, Washington to Neil Ellingson and Alice (Gray) Ellingson, one of four children. All three of her daughters were able to be with her in the last few […]

Sunday, May 2nd, 2021

We wish to let all know of Donald Woody’s passing on May 2, 2021.  He was born June 30, 1938 to Sally Kate and Ruben Woody of Del Rio, Tennessee, and lived in Tennessee until 1958 when he moved to Skagit Valley, Washington.  Donald met Eloise “Sis” Galbreath and were united in Marriage in 1959. […]

Sunday, April 25th, 2021

Dale Harvey Clark, passed away at home in Sedro-Woolley at the age of 73 on Sunday, April 25, 2021.  He was the youngest of eight children, born to Chester and Ivy Clark on July 24, 1947 in Sedro-Woolley Washington. He attended Samish and Central Elementary and graduated from Sedro-Woolley High School in 1966.  In high […]

Friday, April 23rd, 2021

Una Irene Johnson, age 102, a longtime Day Creek resident passed away peacefully Friday, April 23, 2021 at her daughter’s home in Day Creek.  She was born April 15, 1919 in Alger, to Everett Clinton and Ida May (Fuggett) Bowles, one of 14 children. Una grew up during the Great Depression, and shared many stories […]

Friday, April 23rd, 2021

On April 23, 2021 Robert Hooper passed away at the age of 80. He was born on July 7, 1940 in Darrington, Washington to Thaddeus and Sella (Wood) Hooper. At the age of 2, he lost his father in a tragic logging accident. Sella and kids moved to Birdsview, WA where he attended school in […]

Thursday, April 15th, 2021

Juan M. Ovantes, age 76, a longtime resident of Sedro-Woolley, Washington passed away April 15, 2021.  He was born July 27, 1944 in Mazatlan, Sinaloa, Mexico to Zacarias and Isabel (Martinez) Ovantes. Juan and Tere Garcia were married September 6, 1969 in Tijuana, BC, Mexico.  He worked at and retired from Boeing as a pipefitter.  […]

Tuesday, April 13th, 2021

Patricia Ann Cassal, 74, passed away on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 in her beautiful home in the trees near Sedro-Woolley. She was born on May 27, 1946 in Newport, Rhode Island where her dad was based in the Navy. She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Mike; their children, Wade and Laurel; granddaughter, […]

Tuesday, April 13th, 2021

Ervin A. Cress, age 81, formerly of Rockport, passed away in Lynnwood, Washington, Tuesday, April 13, 2021.  He was born August 12, 1939 in Snoqualmie, WA to Arvel and Blanche (Welch) Cress. Ervin’s family moved to Rockport when he was young and he worked at the olivine plant in Hamilton, as a Millwright at Bendix, […]

Sunday, April 11th, 2021

Gerald “Jerry” Dale Gilbertson, 82, passed away April 11, 2021 in Mount Vernon.  He was born on September 7, 1938 in Glenwood, Minnesota to Chester and Sophia Gilbertson.  His family moved to Bellingham, Washington when he was 5 years old. Jerry met his future wife, Sharon Tieman, as teenagers picking strawberries in the fields of […]

Wednesday, April 7th, 2021

James “Jim” Vincent Smith, DDS, age 80, passed away Wednesday, April 7, 2021 in Burlington, Washington. He was born May 8, 1940 in Ketchikan, Alaska to John Henry Smith and Verna Bailey. Jim is survived by his wife, Judy of Sedro-Woolley; his children, Tyler (Jessica Namgdirb), Josie (Scott) Lykken, Darrin (Sandy) Leber; grandchildren, Kyle (Christina) […]

Tuesday, April 6th, 2021

Anita Dugger Kelley, age 75, passed away Tuesday, April 6, 2021, at home in Concrete, Washington.  She was born April 8, 1945, in Waxahachie, Texas to Orla and Lottie (McIlroy) Dugger. She briefly attended high school at Itasca High School (TX)  but graduated in Waco, TX.  Upon graduation, Anita entered Mary Hardin-Baylor University to earn […]

Monday, April 5th, 2021

Angela ‘Angie’ Kathleen Flannery Newcomb, age 46, passed away peacefully on Friday, March 23, 2021 at home in Sedro-Woolley, Washington.  She was born on April 8, 1974 in Port Angeles, Washington, the youngest daughter to Jean and Lewis Flannery. Angela and John Newcomb were married January 31, 1998 in Bellingham, WA.  Angela was a dedicated […]

Thursday, April 1st, 2021

Marvin L. (Frank) Salseina passed away early the morning of March 27, 2021.  Loving father of four children, six grandchildren, and seven great grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Carol and grandson, Jared.  He grew up in the Chimicum and the Port Hadlock area.  He attended Port Townsend High School where […]

Wednesday, March 31st, 2021

Charles “Gordon” Hooper, age 81, passed away at home surrounded by family on March 31, 2021, due to complications from Huntington’s Disease. He was born September 2, 1939, in Jackson County, North Carolina, to James Cordell and Myrtle (Daves) Hooper. Gordon spent his first seven years in Tuckasegee, North Carolina. In 1947, his dad, mom, […]

Saturday, March 27th, 2021

Joan Williams completed her life journey on March 27, 2021 at the age of 89.  She is at peace and has once again joined her husband Jay after 25 years apart. Joan was born in Portland, Oregon in 1932.  A resident of Washington since 1968, she is lovingly remembered for her joyous laugh, uplifting spirit, […]

Thursday, March 25th, 2021

Ressie was born December 6, 1930 in Sedro-Woolley, Washington, to Walter and Irene Windish.  He passed away on March 23, 2021 at home in Sedro-Woolley.  Ressie grew up in Big Lake, WA, and attended the Big Lake school and Sedro-Woolley High School.  He married Betty, his beloved wife of 52 years, in 1968 in Clear […]