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


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 […]

Thursday, March 25th, 2021

Eileen Hazel Beitler was born December 13, 1934, in Port Angeles, Washington.  She passed away at Skagit Valley Hospital in Mount Vernon, WA, on February 24, 2021, at 86 years of age.  Eileen was born to Dutee and Doris (Dreyer) Allen. She attended public schools, graduating from Sedro-Woolley High School, class of 1953.  On March […]

Wednesday, March 17th, 2021

Stan Brawley, 73, of Burlington, went to be with the Lord Wednesday, March 17, 2021.  He was born September 11, 1947 to Zelma Jean Brawley, in Sedro-Woolley, WA.  The Brawley family originally came from Green Forrest, Arkansas before moving here to Lyman where Stan was born.  He was raised by his grandparents, Iva and Minta […]

Sunday, March 14th, 2021

Lelia ‘Ann’ Davis, 83, of Mt. Vernon, passed away at home surrounded by family on Sunday, March 14, 2021.  Ann was born on July 31, 1937 to Ray and Pearl Sherrill in Swede Heaven out of Darrington, Washington. Ann attended grade school in Hamilton, graduating from Sedro-Woolley High School in 1956. She was married to […]

Thursday, March 11th, 2021

Beverly Joan (Kelbach) Hagan, 82, of Sedro-Woolley, passed away March 9, 2021, from complications of Alzheimer’s disease.  Beverly was born June 27, 1938, to Walter and Addie Kelbach in Anacortes, Washington.  Beverly was married to Robert Hagan July 14, 1956. Beverly was a much beloved daughter, mother, grandmother, cousin and aunt.  She attended schools in […]

Tuesday, March 9th, 2021

Shirley Ann Grandy, age 83, passed away March 2, 2021 at home in Sedro-Woolley, Washington.  She was born April 26, 1937 in Deerfield, Ohio, to William and Annamae (Gulley) Lohr.  She worked as a cook for many years in the Sedro-Woolley School District. Shirley is survived by her husband, Donald Grandy. Shirley will be laid […]

Tuesday, March 9th, 2021

Mary Janacek, 65 of Sedro Woolley, sadly passed away on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 from Medical Complications.  Mary was born on July 27, 1955 to Lawrence and Irene Steffes in St. Cloud, Minnesota.  She was married to James Janacek since 1983.   She attended Technical Senior High School in 1974. Mary was a homemaker that was […]

Friday, March 5th, 2021

Douglas C. Lundgren, longtime resident of Samish Island, died March 3, 2021 at Skagit Valley Hospital of heart complications.  The son of Clarence W. and Ada Pearl Lundgren, Doug was born on February 16, 1937 in Aberdeen, WA. He attended school in Aberdeen, graduating from Weatherwax High School in 1955. He attended Grays Harbor College […]

Thursday, March 4th, 2021

Linda Ann Nilsen, age 71, passed away February 27, 2021 at home in Concrete, Washington.  She was born January 11, 1950 in Seattle, to Victor and Ethel (Johnson) Nilsen. Linda is survived by her children, Brian (Sherrhonda) Huggins, Georgia (Rob) Bailey, and Carly Huggins; grandchildren, Shontel, Tristin, Kaitlyn, Jackson and Jocalyn; great grandchildren, Taiden and […]

Saturday, February 27th, 2021

Geraldine DeMarco left this life to be with the Lord on February 27th.  She was born in Santa Monica, CA in 1934 and shortly after her sixteenth birthday married Louis DeMarco who passed away in 2020.  For seventy years, they had an amazing life together traveling all over the United States and to foreign countries […]

Friday, February 26th, 2021

Corby Dee Cook, of Sedro Woolley, passed away Friday, February 26, 2021, after sixty years of life lived on his own terms.  He spent many of those living in Nevada, working as a truck driver, a cowboy, and a gold miner. He married Roxane Thompson in 1989 and they spent twenty-nine years raising their family […]

Friday, February 26th, 2021

William “Howard” Handy, Sr., age 98, a lifelong Sedro-Woolley resident, passed away February 22, 2021, at home surrounded by his family.  He was born September 27, 1922 to William Lewis and Mabel May (Belles) Handy in Sedro-Woolley, Washington. Howard attended school in Rockport, Samish, Mcrae, and graduated from Union High School in Sedro-Woolley in 1941.  […]

Friday, February 26th, 2021

Lloyd Dean Cook went home to Heaven on 2/26/21. He was born on 10/7/34 in Bellingham, WA and was 86 years old. Lloyd worked hard as a boy and in a service station in high school so he could put himself through college and better his life. He was an honor roll student and was […]

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021

Delbert (Dell) A. West, 84, of Mount Vernon, WA, passed away February 23, 2021.  Dell was born October 19, 1936 in Seminole, OK to David and Rhoda (Barnes) West.  He attended High School in Shelton, WA, playing the coronet in the school band.  During his high school years, he met and dated Theresa “Sue” Shimek.  Post […]