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


Thursday, February 18th, 2021

Helen Pauline Crookshank was born on August 9, 1930 on a farm South of Dodge, North Dakota (Dunn County) to Harry and Ida (Becker) Halter. On September 19, 1949 she was united in marriage to John Crookshank in Golden Valley, ND and they farmed in Minnesota before moving to Marblemount in 1957. Helen worked for […]

Monday, February 15th, 2021

Milo Duane Dralle, beloved husband, father, brother, grandfather, and great-grandfather passed away peacefully at his home, after making his final round checking on his cattle. Milo, age 82 was born in Gayville, South Dakota, the 13th of 14 children, born to Clarence and Hulda Dralle.  In 1947 the family moved to Bellingham, Washington. In 1955 […]

Sunday, February 14th, 2021

Dianne Evon Robertson, age 70, a longtime Rockport resident, passed away February 14, 2021, at Life Care Center of Skagit Valley in Sedro-Woolley, Washington.  Dianne was born October 29, 1950 in Sedro-Woolley to Lawrence, Sr. and Wanda (Brown) Sopher.  Dianne and James Walter Robertson were married June 10, 1969 by Reverend Fred Dellinger, at the […]

Saturday, February 6th, 2021

It is with great sadness that the family of Diane Rae (Jerns) Koenig, 77, of Sedro- Woolley, announce her passing on Saturday, February 6, 2021 at her home.  The world has lost a tremendous lady. Diane was born on May 27, 1943, the daughter to Nina and Gunnar Jerns.  Born in Bellingham, most of her […]

Friday, February 5th, 2021

Elsie May Metcalf passed away at View Ridge Care Center in Everett, Washington on Thursday January 28, 2021.  Elsie was born on May 30, 1931 in Hoquiam, WA to Samuel Elias and Lisa Wilhelmina (Lexen) Kleiven.  She retired from the Bell Telephone Company.  Elsie was married to Stanley Metcalf in 1976 in Aberdeen, WA.  They […]

Friday, February 5th, 2021

Johnnie Allen Mayville, age 65, passed away Feb. 3, 2021 in, Burlington, Washington.  He was born March 18, 1955 in McMinnville, Oregon, to Johnnie and Nadine (Wright) Mayville. Johnnie is survived by sons, Denny Gaddis of Sedro-Woolley and Derek Adams of Sedro-Woolley; daughter, Shannon Vander Ark of Mount Vernon; three grandchildren, Colton, Canaan and Taylor; […]

Thursday, February 4th, 2021

Verna Jo Big Beaver Barcelo, 48, passed away on Monday, February 1, 2021 in Mount Vernon, WA. She was born on August 12, 1972 in Seattle, WA the daughter to Manuel Verzola and Barbara Williams. Verna was a very hard worker; her first job was working in the Tulip fields in Mount Vernon, then a […]

Sunday, January 24th, 2021

John Robert Slabodnik, 91, passed away in his sleep on January 24, 2021 at home in Sedro-Woolley, Washington. John was born in Ely, Minnesota as a second-generation Slovenian. He grew up with the nicknames of “Sonny” and “Slabs.” He graduated from Ely High School in 1947 and Ely Junior College (now Vermilion Community College) in […]

Monday, January 18th, 2021

Sherry Ann Smith, age 78, passed away January 4, 2021 at home in Sedro-Woolley, Washington.  She was born February 3, 1942 in Berkeley California, to Howard and Alma (Chattin) Lindbergh. Sherry spent her working life in helping professions. First, after earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish from UC Berkeley, as a Spanish teacher […]

Friday, January 15th, 2021

Catherine ‘Louise’ Bullard, 88 years old, born December 24, 1932, entered into final rest with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on the evening of January 6, 2021.  Louise was born in Pawnee, Oklahoma to Charles and Dovie Mynear, and was the fourth of seven children.  After living in Oklahoma during the Dust Bowl era, […]

Tuesday, January 12th, 2021

Gregory Allan Eriksen, 61, of Concrete Washington passed away on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at his home. He was born September 12, 1959 to George and Dorothy (Thompson) Eriksen in Toledo, Oregon. Greg was an avid reader of scientific material and particularly anything pertaining to Einstein.  He enjoyed carrying out his own experiments and inventions. […]

Monday, January 11th, 2021

Abraham “Abe” Vanderwal, 81, passed away on Monday, January 11, 2021 peacefully at his home.  He was born in the Netherlands on September 7, 1939, the son of Jan and Lipke Vanderwal. His family immigrated to Ontario, Canada, in 1953.  He then moved to Bellflower, California, in 1964, where he met Ann Andringa at his […]

Monday, January 11th, 2021

Dixie Ann Proctor, age 85, a life-long resident of Skagit Valley, Washington, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, January 11, 2021, surrounded by her family. Dixie, better known as, “Mom, Grandma Proctor and Grandma Dixie”, was born on August 2, 1935 in Burlington, Washington to Thomas and Emma Galbreath.  She graduated from Burlington-Edison High […]

Wednesday, January 6th, 2021

Shubert James Hunter Sr., age 87, a longtime resident of Marblemount passed away Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at Skagit Valley Hospital, Mount Vernon, Washington.  He was born March 13, 1933 in Neah Bay, WA, to Lyle and Regina (Moses) Hunter. Shubert earned the rank of Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America and served […]

Sunday, January 3rd, 2021

Rebecca Christine Adams June 24, 1966 – January 3, 2021 Rebecca (Becky) Christine Adams—many of those who she touched within our community knew her as Mrs. Adams or Nurse Becky from her time as a nurse and teacher at Central Elementary School—passed away peacefully in the early hours of January 3, 2021, following an almost […]

Friday, January 1st, 2021

Shelley Linda Morgan, age 74, passed away Friday, January 1, 2021 in Sedro-Woolley, Washington.  She was born June 26, 1946 in Sandpoint, Idaho to James and Barbara (Burford) Williams. Shelley graduated from Juneau-Douglas High School in Juneau, Alaska and then Kinsman College in Spokane, WA.  She made her home in Sedro-Woolley the past 48 years, […]

Thursday, December 31st, 2020

Eugene (Gene) Leroy Wilson, 89, of Burlington, Washington, passed away at 10:50 PM December 31, 2020 from a lingering painful neurological condition.  He was at home, surrounded by family.  Gene was born on March 5, 1931 to Theodore “Ted” and Ruth (Larson) Wilson in Martinez, California.  He was married to Margaret “Marge” Wilson née Washburn […]

Tuesday, December 29th, 2020

Vivian Elaine (Hayward) Smallwood, a sixty-five year resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2020 at her home. Family and friends surrounded her with loving remembrances and each of her six children participated in her care during her final months on hospice. She was an elect and regal daughter of God who served […]

Tuesday, December 29th, 2020

Robert Warren Peter, 74, passed away unexpectedly on December 29, 2020 at his home.  Bob was born in Tacoma, WA on October 5, 1946.  His middle name was given to him in memory of a 2nd Lt. of the Army Air Corps who was killed in action during Operation Market Garden over Belgium in WWII. […]

Monday, December 28th, 2020

Janet A. Williams, of Bellingham, Washington passed away December 22, 2020 at the age of 53.    She was born to Larry and Sharon (Boome) Williams on October 4, 1967 in Sedro-Woolley, WA. Janet was raised and attended school in Sedro-Woolley. After school, she met her lifelong partner, Eneas Neil Pierre, Jr. and moved to Lummi […]

Saturday, December 26th, 2020

Darlyne, age 86, passed away at Avamere in Bellingham on December 19, 2020.  She was born on January 29, 1934 in Darrington, to Robert and Pearl (Cabe) Reece. She enjoyed an immaculate house, flowers, country music, TV, and her little dogs. Darlyne is survived by daughters, Kaylene (Skip) Hoglund and Sally (Tommy) Dellinger; son, Mark […]

Monday, December 21st, 2020

Barbara Mae Beasley peacefully passed away December 20, 2020 in Centralia, Washington at the age of 91.  She was born April 20, 1929 to Robert and Mabel McInnes in Seattle.  She attended school in the Richmond Beach School District and after graduating from high school in 1946 headed to Western Washington College of Education in […]

Friday, December 18th, 2020

Keaton Ryan Packard, 30, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away on Sunday, December 13, 2020. Keaton was born in Mount Vernon, Washington on October 27, 1990 to Lhasa Packard and Jill Tripp. He was raised in Sedro-Woolley, Washington where he graduated in 2008 from State Street High School. After being friends for a long time, […]

Monday, December 14th, 2020

Justin Allen Thurman, 45, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family by his side on Wednesday, December 9, 2020 after a long battle of brain cancer. He was born on November 10, 1975 in Seattle, WA the son of Larry and Cindy (Dunlap) Thurman. He grew up in Redmond WA and Sedro-Woolley WA. He […]

Monday, December 14th, 2020

Jerry Allen Anderson, age 81, a longtime resident of Sedro-Woolley passed away Sunday, December 6, 2020.  He was born July 30, 1939 in Council Bluffs, Iowa, to Fred and Dessie (Ritchee) Anderson. Jerry was married to his wife, Carol, for 64 years. He was a faithful member of the Sedro-Woolley Community Church and loved the […]