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

Memorials

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016

  Larry Richard Spurling of Sedro-Woolley, WA passed away peacefully, surrounded by loved ones on March 19, 2016. He was 74 years of age. Larry was the second son of Ernie and Marie Spurling and was born at Memorial Hospital in Sedro-Woolley on August 9, 1941. Larry attended Central Elementary and as a child was […]

Monday, March 21st, 2016

Harriette Frances Beatrice (Larsen) Frank died on Saturday, March 19, 2016, held tenderly by her sons, and surrounded by her loving family.  She was born on August 20, 1916, near Concrete, Washington.  She was the granddaughter of Peter and Kristina Larsen, part of the early Skagit pioneers and homesteaders, and the daughter of Marius and […]

Friday, March 18th, 2016

Patricia R. “Tish” Campbell, 75, a Mount Vernon area resident, passed away on March 18, 2016 at the Life Care Center in Sedro-Woolley. Tish was born on November 4, 1940 in Washington, D.C., the daughter of Eugene & Esther Kraft.   She was raised and attended school in Arlington, Virginia. After graduating from high school she […]

Thursday, March 17th, 2016

Arnold E. “Gabby” Hooper, 83 of Orofino, ID passed peacefully through the gates of heaven after a brief but courageous battle with cancer on March 12, 2016 at his home surrounded by his family. Arnold Hooper was born to Bazel and Gracie (Cook) Hooper on March 7, 1933 in Caney Fork, N.C. where he was […]

Thursday, March 17th, 2016

Bryce G. Cook, 75, a resident of the Big Lake community, passed away on Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at Skagit Valley Hospital in Mount Vernon. Bryce was born in Bellingham on March 29, 1940, the son of Isaac & Thelma (Wood) Cook.  He was raised in Bow where he attended Edison Elementary and Burlington-Edison High […]

Tuesday, March 15th, 2016

Jeanette C. Carnes, 81, a resident of the Alger community, passed away on March 9, 2016 at St. Joseph Hospital in Bellingham. She was born on December 31, 1934 in Geddes, South Dakota, the daughter of Jacob & Thurma (Lancrain) Stotz.  She was the eldest of 10 children. She was raised and attended school in […]

Tuesday, March 15th, 2016

Karl W. “Rusty” Tholstrup, 67, of Sedro-Woolley, passed away at Skagit Valley Hospital on Sunday, February 28, 2016, due to pancreatic and liver cancer. Karl was born on November 3, 1948 in Sedro-Woolley, the son of Ralph and Della (Jones) Tholstrup. He was raised and attended school in Sedro-Woolley. In November 1965, on his 17th […]

Thursday, March 10th, 2016

Michael Wayne Johnson, “Mick”, passed away on March 7th, 2016, after a long battle with Acute Myeloid Leukemia.  He was 74 years old.  He passed away peacefully at Evergreen Hospital in Kirkland, Washington. Mike was born on May 4th, 1941 in Forks, Washington.  He grew up in Clear Lake, Washington, where he had many fond […]

Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

Hazel Marie Sage (Blackburn) went to be with her lord and savior the morning of Monday, March 7, 2016 at Life Care Center in Sedro Woolley.  She went on to join her loved ones that had gone on before, her parents, Clifton and Jennie Blackburn, her sisters, Nola Davis and Emma Beam, her Brothers,  Bill […]

Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

LeRoy Adrian Morton, beloved father, grandfather, great-grandfather and great great-grandfather, 89 passed away on Friday, March 4, 2016 in Skagit County, Washington.   LeRoy was born on March 26, 1926 in Boone, Colorado, the son of Adrian and Elsie Morton.  He was raised in Boone and attended school in Pueblo, Colorado where he graduated from […]

Tuesday, March 8th, 2016

Candler James Mathis, Sr, age 85, of Sedro-Woolley, passed away Thursday, March 3, 2016 at United General Hospital in Sedro-Woolley. Candler was born January 7, 1931 to Johnnie and Gurtie Mathis in Jackson County, North Carolina.  He served in the U. S. Army, and was a logger for more than 40 years, many of those […]

Sunday, February 28th, 2016

Joel B. Melom, 43, a resident of Concrete, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Sunday, February 28, 2016. Joel was born on August 6, 1972 in Mount Vernon, WA, the son of Kelvey & Linda Melom.  He was raised and attended grade school in California until returning to the Skagit Valley, residing in Mount […]

Sunday, February 28th, 2016

Charles A. ‘Chuck’ Young, 89, a longtime Sedro-Woolley resident, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, February 28, 2016 at Skagit Valley Hospital in Mount Vernon. Chuck was born on August 25, 1926 in Call, Texas the son of William & Cordelia (Page) Young. He was raised and attended school in Pollock, Louisiana. In June of 1945 […]

Friday, February 26th, 2016

Esther Mabel (Good) Richmyer, of Birdsview, passed away on Friday, February 26, 2016. She was 94. Esther was born the youngest of seven children to Arthur and Mabel (Warfield) Good, in the Day Creek area of Skagit County. She was united in marriage with (Wilfred) Vernon Richmyer on June 28, 1936, and they spent a […]

Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

George M. Nemo, passed away on February 19, 2016 at the age of 90.  George was born in Sedro-Woolley, Washington, to Albert and Mary Nemo.  He was raised and schooled in Sedro-Woolley. George enlisted in the United States Army in 1943.  He was stationed on the Big Island of Hawaii.  Upon returning to the mainland, […]

Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

Bette Joanne Lovaas passed away peacefully on February 18, 2016 at Panorama in Lacey, Washington. She was born in Bottineau, North Dakota on March 26, 1937 to Alfred and Alta Erdman. She was the oldest of four children, one brother and two sisters.  Her father worked in U.S. Naval Shipyards so the family first lived […]

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

Joan Lora Cummings, 88, a Sedro-Woolley resident for the past 67 years, passed away on Monday, February 22, 2016 at the Whatcom Hospice House in Bellingham, surrounded by her family. Joan was born on October 8, 1927 in Burlington, WA, the daughter of Hurndon & Ester (Preston) Meese, and was raised and attended school in […]

Friday, February 12th, 2016

Carlene Marjorie Harrison Muhlbeier, age 85, of Bellingham, passed away on Tuesday, February 9, 2016.  Carlene was born on October 3, 1930 to Carl and Margarite Harrison of Maple Falls.   She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Willard Muhlbeier of Bellingham; daughter Barbara Muhlbeier; son Richard Muhlbeier (Joyce); daughter Sandra Muhlbeier; granddaughter Kimberly […]

Friday, February 12th, 2016

Fremont Jeffrey “Opy” Buchanan, 54, a lifelong resident of Skagit County passed away Thursday February 11, 2016 at Providence Regional Medical Center surrounded by his loving family. To think of Jeff is to think of many things. The outdoors, family, trapshooting, fishing, golfing and hunting were just some of his favorite things. Jeff “Opy” was […]

Monday, February 8th, 2016

Cheryl A. (Cook) Hoyt, 68, passed away in her home in Mount Vernon, Washington on February 8, 2016 surrounded by her family and friends. Cheryl fought a long and brave battle with Lewy Body Dementia. Cheryl was born on November 30, 1947 in Bellingham, WA, the daughter of Frank & Achsa (Foxworthy) Cook.  She was […]

Monday, February 8th, 2016

Stanley C. Howard a lifelong resident of Skagit County passed away Sunday, February 7, 2016 after a brief battle with cancer. He was 89. He was born at the old Burlington Hospital, Burlington, WA November 6, 1926.   He was raised in Lyman, WA and graduated from the old Lyman grade school in a class […]

Thursday, February 4th, 2016

Stanley William Fox was born October 4, 1931, in Clearlake, WA, to Lyle and Dorothy B. (Hyatt) Fox.  The family, which included 3 brothers and 2 sisters, lived their formative years on an 80 acre dairy farm in Clearlake.  Daily chores and playing in the ponds and creek with his sisters catching fish and frogs […]

Thursday, February 4th, 2016

Ronald “Doc” Raymond Metcalf, 75, a longtime resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Friday, January 29, 2016. He was born on December 23, 1940 in Sedro-Woolley, the son of Robert Henry and Irene Marion (Marco) Metcalf.  He was raised and attended school in Lyman. On August 24, 1968 Ron married his […]

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016

Frederick Lawrence Vochatzer, 95, passed away on February 3, 2016 in Yakima, Washington.   He was born in Kansas City, MO on April 26, 1920 to Benjamin P. and Pearl Marie Vochatzer. He was a middle child of 15 children. Fred was a Veteran of World War II. He spent the war time stationed at Dutch […]

Sunday, January 31st, 2016

Leonard J. Carlson, 76, a longtime Skagit County resident and businessman, passed away on January 22, 2016 in Goodyear, AZ. Leonard was born on January 24, 1939 in Mount Vernon, the son of Joe & Anna (Granberg) Carlson. He was raised and attended school in Sedro-Woolley, graduating from Sedro-Woolley High School with the class of […]