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


Tuesday, March 20th, 2018

Verene Kay Bilbery (Smith), 69, of Marblemount, returned to her heavenly home March 17, 2018 after a valiant battle with cancer.  The devotion of her family, church and her firm belief in God supported her during her struggle and ultimately gave her peace. She was born to Victor and Emma Smith in Shelton, Nebraska.  She […]

Tuesday, March 20th, 2018

Argie Lee Moberley, 80, a longtime Sedro-Woolley resident, passed away on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at the Life Care Center in Mount Vernon. Argie was born in Wickliffe, Kentucky on July 11, 1937, the daughter of Clinton & Adeline (Poole) Curtis.  She was raised and attained her education in Kentucky. On April 8, 1967 she […]

Tuesday, March 20th, 2018

Jack M. McKee passed away peacefully with his family by his side, at Skagit Valley Hospital on Saturday, March 17, 2018.  He was 90 years old.  He was born in Mason City, Iowa to Vernon and Mayme McKee. On April 29, 1949 he was united in marriage to Gertrude Hanna.  He was retired from the […]

Monday, March 19th, 2018

Marilyn Jean Ferguson, age 86, passed away on Friday, March 16, 2018 at her home in Sedro-Woolley, Washington.  She was born October 18, 1931 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Daniel and Edna (Vierthaler) Prospeck. Marilyn grew up in Milwaukee.  She was married to Charles Ferguson on April 18, 1953 in West Allis, Wisconsin and they were […]

Sunday, March 18th, 2018

Vert Eason Jr., “Captain Vertilias”, age 38, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, March 18, 2018 in Sedro-Woolley, WA.  Vert was born December 9, 1979 in Rome, New York to Vert Eason and Kathy Mizak. He spent the majority of his life in Las Vegas, Nevada and enjoyed playing pool, being with friends and family, and watching […]

Thursday, March 15th, 2018

Margaret Florence Cabe, age 82, entered the gates of heaven on March 13, 2018. She was born on April 21, 1935, to Florence and Dale Jones in Sedro-Woolley. Margaret was a long time resident of the small town of Lyman. It was there where she married Morris Cabe in September of 1951, and soon after […]

Thursday, March 15th, 2018

Ed Johnson passed away Wednesday, March 14, 2018.     He was born in Geneva, Illinois in 1947 and grew up in Batavia. He made his way ‘out west’ after college to pursue forestry. Ed enjoyed his retirement from the U.S. Forest Service after 35 years working in the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie Ranger District.     He was […]

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

Matilda M. ‘Tillie’ Taylor Oct 2, 1915 – Mar 11, 2018 102 years young   Matilda M. ‘Tillie’ Taylor, 102, a longtime resident of the Skagit Valley, passed away on Sunday, March 11, 2018 at the Life Care Center of Skagit Valley in Sedro-Woolley. Tillie was born on October 2, 1915 in Lodi, California, the […]

Monday, March 12th, 2018

Patricia Osborne Mosher, 90, a native Sedro-Woollian, passed away at her home on Sunday, March 11, 2018, and is now reunited with her soul mate and love of her life, Lloyd.  They were married in Seattle in 1946 and spent their 65 years together in Sedro-Woolley. Patricia was born on September 9, 1927 in the […]

Monday, March 5th, 2018

Truman James Asbury Hoyle, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away at Prestige Care in Burlington on Friday, March 2, 2018, after a long battle and complications from lung cancer. He is now free of the pain and at peace. He was 81 years old. Born in Sylva, North Carolina on August 4, 1936, Truman was […]

Monday, March 5th, 2018

Katherine Gilbert Gardner, 99, of Edmonds, Washington, passed away March 5, 2018, in Shoreline, Washington.  Katherine was born September 26, 1918, in Bellingham, Washington.  Her parents were Howard Gilbert and Mary (Minnick) Gilbert of Wickersham, Washington. Katherine was the youngest of four children.  Katherine attended elementary school in Wickersham and graduated from Mount Baker High […]

Thursday, March 1st, 2018

William H. ‘Bill’ Davis, Jr., 75, a Lyman community resident, passed away on February 27, 2018 at Skagit Valley Hospital in Mount Vernon. Bill was born on December 14, 1942 in Jacksonville, FL, the son of Aline (Singleton) & William H. Davis, Sr. Bill was raised in Elkridge MD and attended Howard High School. In […]

Monday, February 19th, 2018

Marilyn Diane Mihelich, age 67, of Clear Lake, Washington, passed away at home February 15, 2018.  She was born December 17, 1950 to Hans and Dorothy (Dukowitz) Christensen in Enumclaw, Washington.  Marilyn graduated from Enumclaw High School in 1969 and married Phil Mihelich on March 20, 1970, in Enumclaw.  She attended Western Washington University receiving […]

Monday, February 19th, 2018

Kenneth George “Ken” Sorestad passed away on Valentine’s Day, February 14, 2018 at PeaceHealth United General Hospital in Sedro-Woolley, at the age of 89. Ken was surrounded by his loving family. He was laughing, happy and as sharp as a tack until just days before his death. Ken was truly the most positive and optimistic […]

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

Camryn Sue Helgeson, age 11, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at Children’s Hospital in Seattle surrounded by her loving family. Camryn was born on July 1, 2006 in Mount Vernon, the daughter of Rodney & Erica Helgeson. Camryn was known for her sweet spirit and big smile. She loved foot rubs and […]

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

John N. Hocking, 71, a longtime Mount Vernon resident, passed away at his home on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 after a battle with cancer. John was born in Bremerton, WA on January 3, 1947, the son of Norman and Dorothy (Hogan) Hocking. The family later moved to Bellingham, where John was raised. He attended Shuksan […]

Saturday, February 10th, 2018

Jason Lyle Wicker, 34, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 in Bellingham, WA due to complications of the Flu and Pneumonia. He was surrounded by his family members and close friends, who are finding comfort in knowing he is with his father, Dale Wicker. He graduated from Sedro-Woolley High […]

Sunday, January 28th, 2018

Earl D. Orr, 80, a resident of Ravensdale, WA and former longtime Skagit County resident, passed away on January 28, 2018 at Tacoma General Hospital. Earl was born on November 1, 1937 in Proctor, MT, the son of Frank & Edith (Hansen) Orr. The family shortly thereafter moved to Concrete where Earl was raised and […]

Wednesday, January 24th, 2018

Dolly L. Tompkins, 82, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away surrounded by her family on January 24, 2018 at United General Hospital in Sedro-Woolley. Dolly was born on June 4, 1935 in Hinsdale, MT, the daughter of Thomas & Leola (Richter) Hentz. She was raised in Great Falls, MT until the family moved to the […]

Wednesday, January 24th, 2018

Lorraine Thelma Ferris was born to Thelma Alma (Weaver) Johnson and Elton Randall Johnson, in Klamath Falls, Oregon on April 5, 1927 That family, along with an older brother, Lloyd E. Johnson, lived on a small fruit farm where they raised turkeys. Elton, who was quite a fisherman, also built several apartment buildings in town. […]

Wednesday, January 24th, 2018

Franklin ‘Frank’ W. Holmes, 91, passed away on January 24, 2018 at home with his wife and family beside him. He was born June 10, 1926 in Rapid City, South Dakota to Arthur and Charlotte (Persons) Holmes. Frank grew up in Planes, Montana. He enjoyed and participated in the high school football team. He left […]

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

Janis would like to let you know that her work here is done. “What a wonderful life! I’ve enjoyed the warmth of a terrific family, the love and companionship of my husband Ray, and the satisfaction of gaining children, grandchildren, and great friends along the way. I did everything I ever wanted to do and […]

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

Brunhilde Ida Neff (Oma) peacefully passed away on January 16, 2018, in Everett, Washington with her loving family by her side. She was born October 9, 1932, in Goldach, Switzerland to Anton and Ida Buschor. Family was important to Oma from the start, she loved the country that she came from and visited frequently. After […]

Monday, January 15th, 2018

Bruce Fred Rothenbuhler, 96, of Mt. Vernon, passed away on Thursday, January 11, 2018. Bruce was born March 1, 1921 in Saxon, WA to Walter and Pearl (Gorrie) Rothenbuhler. Bruce married Gertrude (Gertie) Noice in 1939 who unfortunately passed away February 1977. In September 1977, Bruce married Jean Galbraith at the Little Brown Chapel in […]

Friday, January 12th, 2018

Paul James Wagner, 92, a longtime Skagit County resident, passed away on Friday, January 12, 2018 in Lynden, WA. Paul was born on April 1, 1925 in Reedsburg, WI, the son of Frank & Ruth (Kelley) Wagner. He was raised and attained his education in Reedsburg. In 1944 Paul was united in marriage to Dorothy […]