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


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 […]

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

Lloyd Charles Bray, Jr., age 58, passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at Swedish Hospital in Seattle. He was born on March 14, 1960 in Tacoma, WA the son of Lloyd C. Bray, Sr. and Virginia (Bennatt) Holt. Lloyd has worked most of his life in the automotive field. He worked for Les […]

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

Eloise Marith (Ingman) Stendal passed away peacefully on Friday, October 26, 2018.  She was born in Mount Vernon, WA on February 9, 1929, the only daughter of John C. and Ethel Marith Ingman.  Her parents and her three brothers, Ken, Win, and Dave Ingman are deceased. She graduated from Mount Vernon High School in 1946, […]

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

Marie Anna Ringhouse, 92, of Clear Lake and Sedro-Woolley, went to heaven on   Monday, November 12, 2018. Marie was born on March 10, 1926 in Mount Vernon, the daughter of Alfred & Mary (Moore) Wood.  She was raised in Clear Lake. Her humble childhood was characterized by the Great Depression and then the onset of […]

Friday, November 9th, 2018

Flavia T. ‘Mimi’ Garcia, 87, a longtime resident of the Hamilton community, passed away on November 7, 2018 at United General Hospital surrounded by her loving family. Mimi was born on May 7, 1931 in Chilapa, Guerrero, Mexico the daughter of Ramon & Isabel (Ramirez) Tenorio.    She resided in Chilapa with her family, where at […]

Friday, November 9th, 2018

Glen Arthur McMurry, 70, of Sedro-Woolley passed away Monday, November 5, 2018.  Glen was born December 24, 1947 to Neil and Hannah McMurry in Bellingham, WA. He graduated from Bellingham High School and obtained a degree from Skagit Valley College in Forestry.  He resided in Skagit Valley for many years where he built himself a […]

Tuesday, November 6th, 2018

Brenda Sue Obertacz, 63, a lifelong resident of the Skagit Valley, passed away at her home in Burlington on Sunday, November 4, 2018. Brenda was born in Sedro-Woolley on November 6, 1954, the daughter of Dale & Lucille Lovett.   She was raised and attended grade school in Clear Lake and graduated from Sedro-Woolley High School […]

Monday, November 5th, 2018

Eloise Marith (Ingman) Stendal passed away peacefully on Friday, October 26, 2018.  She was born in Mount Vernon, WA on February 9, 1929, the only daughter of John C. and Ethel Marith Ingman.  Her parents and her three brothers, Ken, Win, and Dave Ingman are deceased. She graduated from Mount Vernon High School in 1946, […]

Tuesday, October 30th, 2018

On October 12, 2018, 94 year old Lela Alice Shomshak left this earth dressed in mauve and sparkles to be in the loving arms of Jesus.  Many of us referred to her as Grandma, even her own children.  Grandma was born on May 5, 1924, to John Francis and Flora Bell (Myers) Petty, in Chanute, […]

Monday, October 29th, 2018

Muriel Minnie (Metcalf) Young, 96, passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 25, 2018 at her home in Sedro-Woolley, WA. She was born on May 6, 1922 in Molson, WA the daughter of Norman and Mabel (Dunlap) Finsen. Muriel attended Sedro-Woolley school district where she made many lifelong friends. She continued to remain friends with even […]

Thursday, October 25th, 2018

Sherry Hassler (born Sheryll Lynn Adams), 72, of La Conner, passed away on Wednesday, October 24, 2018. Sherry was born on May 26, 1946 to Harley and Vaughan Adams in San Jose, California. Preceded in death by her parents and beloved husband Lennie Hassler in 2010, Sherry is survived by her brother Craig Adams of […]

Thursday, October 25th, 2018

James P. ‘Jim’ Campbell, 84, a longtime upper Skagit Valley resident, passed away on October 24, 2018 in Burlington, WA. Jim was born on February 7, 1934 in Cashmere, WA, the son of Pete & Cecelia (Baker) Campbell.  He was raised in the Darrington area until his family moved to Concrete where he attended school, […]

Monday, October 22nd, 2018

Sandra ‘Sandi’ Jo (Dellinger) Castano, 52, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Sunday, October 14, 2018, 4:20 AM. Sandi was born in Sedro-Woolley on August 5, 1966, the second daughter of Daniel and Mary Jo (Parker) Dellinger.  She was born on her sister, Sheila’s first birthday; they […]

Tuesday, October 16th, 2018

David Chapman, 66, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at Providence Hospital in Everett, WA. He was born down South in Marietta, Georgia, where they are known, nationwide, for their bible thumping ways.  He was not kidding when he said at his family reunions, everywhere you turned there was a Pastor or Reverend. […]

Tuesday, October 16th, 2018

The world got a little darker when the light of Douglass Brown, 63, extinguished peacefully early the morning of October 16, 2018 after a yearlong battle with Al Amyloidosis. Doug was born September 26, 1955 in Anacortes, WA and graduated from Anacortes High School in 1973. He joined the Pipefitters Local Union 265 (now known […]

Tuesday, October 16th, 2018

Ruth “Ruthie” E. Kermen, age 78, passed away peacefully surrounded by family and friends at her home in Mount Vernon on October 8, 2018, after a two year courageous battle with breast cancer. Ruth had such a strong and positive attitude throughout her cancer including when it had metastasized to her brain and she had […]

Tuesday, October 16th, 2018

And now it’s our turn to grieve.   Our feisty and tough, sassy and kind, determined and hard-headed, funny, sarcastic, and precious mom has passed into the arms of Jesus. No more pain. No more suffering. No more loss. She is with my little brother, my dad and all those who went before her. She […]

Monday, October 15th, 2018

George C. Russell, 78, a longtime Skagit County resident, passed away in Burlington, WA on October 10, 2018. George was born in North Carolina on April 8, 1940, the son of J. Robert & Treva (Teague) Russell.  In the late 1940’s the family moved to Washington when George was a child, first residing in the […]

Thursday, October 11th, 2018

Georgina ‘Tina’ KingGeorge, 73, a resident of the Upper Skagit Indian Tribe, passed away on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at Providence Hospital in Everett. Tina was born on October 16, 1944 in Malott, Washington, one of thirteen children of George and Alice (Edwards) Williams. Tina was raised and attained her education in Auburn, WA.  After […]

Monday, October 8th, 2018

Clarence C. ‘Pinky’ Cummings, 95, a longtime Skagit County resident, passed away on October 5, 2018 at Ashley Gardens in Mount Vernon, WA. Pinky was born on October 19, 1922 in Newcastle, Wyoming, the youngest of seven boys to Chris & Pearl (Elliott) Cummings. (His only sister died in infancy).  The family moved to Skagit […]

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018

Ronald E. Paul, 77, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away at his home on October 3, 2018 surrounded by his family. Ron was born on August 28, 1941 in San Bernardino, California the son of Horace & Aileen Paul.  He was raised and attained his education there. In 1963 Ron enlisted into the U.S. Air […]

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018

Dorothy Loulla Kirkendall, of Longview, WA, died in her sleep on Saturday September 1, 2018 from Alzheimer’s.  She just turned 97. She was born August 29, 1921 in Day Creek, WA to Elisha and Katie (Parrish) Morgan. She had five older brothers, Clifford, Herbert, Robert, Carl, and Ralph.  A sister Eunice was born in 1924. […]

Tuesday, September 18th, 2018

Grace Katherine Draper, 84, a lifelong Sedro-Woolley resident, passed away at Homeplace in Burlington on September 14, 2018. Grace was born in Sedro-Woolley on March 11, 1934, the daughter of Lindsay & Hannah (Suiter) Knuth.  She was raised and attained her education in Sedro-Woolley.  In 1949, she was united in marriage to James Draper in […]