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


Tuesday, February 14th, 2023

Eric Michael Call, 54,  passed away unexpectedly on Valentine’s Day, February 14, 2023 in Sedro Woolley, WA.  Eric was born May 14, 1968 in Pocatello, Idaho, the oldest son of Mel and Ann Call.  He attended schools in Seattle and graduated from Kentridge High School and then attended Ricks College.  He relocated to Sedro-Woolley in […]

Friday, February 10th, 2023

Betty Morgan, a former Sedro-Woolley resident, passed away on February 10, 2023, after suffering from Alzheimer’s for many years. She was lovingly taken care of by the caregivers at The Terrace at Beverly Lake in Everett, WA for the past 4 years. They loved her like their own and we cannot thank them enough! She […]

Friday, February 10th, 2023

Hattie Lee Buchanan, 81, of Birdsview, WA passed away on February 10, 2023 in Mount Vernon, WA. She was born November 2, 1941 in Franklin County, North Carolina to Charles C. and Kister (Russel) Conner.  Hattie was born a twin to her sister Mattie. Hattie, along with her twin sister, was the youngest of 10 […]

Tuesday, February 7th, 2023

Snow Brooke Sam, age 23, passed away February 7, 2023 in Arlington, Washington.  She was born January 11, 2000 in Mount Vernon, WA to Harlan Lyle Sam, Jr. and Mary Frances Sam. Snow attended Arlington High School and worked in the food industry, most recently for Angel of the Winds and Tulalip Casinos.  She loved […]

Monday, February 6th, 2023

Willard Max Johnston, 80, passed away peacefully at home in Concrete, WA on February 6, 2023.  He was born on October 24, 1942, the son of Grady and Binnie (Bridges) Johnston in Madisonville, Tennessee. Max attended Eugene High School (what is now South Eugene High) until 1960, Class of 1961, before joining the United States […]

Monday, February 6th, 2023

George “Rocky” John Stark, Jr., age 68, passed away February 6, 2023, in Clear Lake, Washington. He was born April 8, 1954, in Eureka, California to Lenora (Sullivan) Stark and George John Stark, Sr. He married Bethia “Beth” Calcote on May 9, 1975, after a one-month courtship.  George proudly served his country in the U.S. […]

Saturday, February 4th, 2023

Norman “Norm” Harold Jenny, age 73, a longtime resident of Sedro-Woolley, Washington passed away peacefully at his home Saturday, February 4, 2023.  Norm was born August 1, 1949, in Sitka, Alaska to Harold Milford and Alma Eloise Jenny.  He was a U.S. Navy veteran and served as an electrician for over 20 years.  Upon retirement, Norm […]

Friday, February 3rd, 2023

Margaret “Mammaw” Ammons, age 87, passed away Friday, February 3, 2023, at Skagit Valley Hospital, Mount Vernon, Washington.  She was born September 5, 1935, in Allens Creek, North Carolina, the daughter of Sam and Gladys (Mitchell) McNabb. Margaret was a longtime resident of Hamilton.  Margaret moved to Hamilton along with her family from North Carolina […]

Wednesday, January 25th, 2023

Heidi Evelyn Manion, age 59, passed away January 25, 2023 in Mount Vernon following an extended illness.  She was born June 10, 1963 in Arlington, WA to Niles “Sonny” and Esther (Wardell) Jordan. She married Timothy “Tim” Manion on May 14, 1994. Heidi graduated from SWHS (1981) and Skagit Valley College with a paralegal degree.  […]

Sunday, January 22nd, 2023

Geraldine ‘HOUT-SULI-A’ Williams, age 72, passed away peacefully January 22, 2023, at home at the Upper Skagit Indian Reservation, Sedro-Woolley, Washington, surrounded by her family.  She was born June 16, 1950, in Enumclaw, WA to George and Alice (Edwards) Williams. Geraldine was a lifelong resident of the Upper Skagit Tribe, was a commercial fisherwoman and […]

Monday, January 16th, 2023

Val passed peacefully Monday, January 16, 2023, surrounded by her daughters after a decade long battle with vascular dementia. Valerie was born Saturday, September 26, 1942 in Bathurst, Australia and had a lifelong deep love and enthusiasm for her homeland down under. She came to the United States from Sydney Australia in March of 1969 […]

Sunday, January 15th, 2023

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Wayne Eugene Crinklaw, age 80, on January 15, 2023.  Wayne was diagnosed recently with a very serious condition and chose to keep this news within the family.  Despite his immense bravery and the heroic efforts of his doctors at Providence Medical Center in Everett, […]

Friday, January 13th, 2023

Donald Ray Pewitt, 88, a longtime resident of Sedro-Woolley passed away peacefully on Friday, January 13, 2023 at his home. He was born on December 3, 1934, in Hiwasse, Arkansas,  the son of Ira and Florence Pewitt.  Donald grew up with four siblings, one brother Carroll: three sisters, Evelyn, Barbara, and Wanda. In the early […]

Monday, January 9th, 2023

Legend is Fall He galloped through life on a pony named Cra-Cra Holding a bag full of spirits and a beautiful lady. Unencumbered by rules, the words just spilled out. Intended hurt, was never about. Exploding with energy, bubbling over with fun, Posturing pride, strength, coming in number one. If help was needed, his hand […]

Saturday, January 7th, 2023

Shirley Arline Lee, age 88, a Lake Stevens, Washington resident, passed away at home January 7, 2023.  She was born May 21, 1934, in Balsam Lake, Wisconsin to Stanley and Agnes Tendrup.  She grew up on the farm with her six sisters.  She graduated from Balsam Lake High School in 1952.  On November 13, 1953, […]

Wednesday, January 4th, 2023

Carl Vernon Browning, 92, a longtime Skagit County resident, passed away January 4, 2023, following a period of declining health. He was born May 8, 1930, in Sylva, North Carolina to William Bryant & Lou Ellen (Young) Browning.  Carl grew up on a farm, growing crops, plowing with livestock, and learning lumber cutting skills.  In […]

Monday, January 2nd, 2023

Juanita Bernice Vochatzer was born in Electra, Texas on April 11, 1921.  She passed away January 2, 2023 in Yakima, Washington She is survived by her daughter, (Marie) Annette Harter and son-in-law, Peter H. Harter of Naches, WA and grandson, Sean James Murphy of Rogers, AR. She was the last of a family of 8 […]

Monday, January 2nd, 2023

James ‘Jim’ Joseph Eason, age 94, passed away January 2, 2023, at 10:58PM  in Burlington, Washington.  He was born July 10, 1928, in Bellingham, WA to Vert and Elizabeth Eason.  He enlisted in the Army Air Corp. and was a WWII veteran.  Jim married Jerry at age 22 in San Bernardino, CA and they spent […]

Tuesday, December 27th, 2022

Nels Ingvald Peterson, 95, of Burlington, Washington passed away December 27, 2022, in the home that he built with his family by his side. Born April 4, 1927, in Pickardville, North Dakota, he was the son of Anders and Josephine (Moskvil) Peterson.  He grew up on the family farm in Sheridan County and attended Pickard […]

Monday, December 26th, 2022

Richard “Dick” Carl Joneli, Sr., beloved father, Grandpa and Great Grandpa, passed peacefully at the age of 89 on December 26, 2022, in Burlington, Washington.  Dick was born November 6, 1933, in Bellingham, WA, the eldest of four children born to Frances and Carl Joneli.  He grew up in the community of Laurel and graduated […]

Sunday, December 25th, 2022

Mary Ida Mae ‘Ida’ Trantham, age 82, a longtime Concrete and Washington resident went to be with the lord on Christmas Day December 25, 2022.  She was born in Sylva, North Carolina on January 21, 1940, to Benjamin and Estella (Frizzell) Thompson. Ida was proud to be the Head Cook for Concrete School District and […]

Saturday, December 24th, 2022

Sheila Marie Hazel (Rogge), age 54, resident of Sedro Woolley, WA, went peacefully to the arms of her Lord, surrounded by her loving husband, family and close friend on Saturday, December 24, 2022, at Peace Health United, Sedro-Woolley, WA. Sheila was born in Baraboo, WI on November 30, 1968, to parents Edward Paul Rogge and […]

Friday, December 23rd, 2022

Santa Maria Ovantes, age 93, passed away peacefully, on December 23, 2022, at home in Marysville, Washington, surrounded by her loving and dedicated family.  She was born November 1,1929, in Mexico City to Francisco and Virginia Martinez. Santa was a homemaker her entire life, as a young girl, she was made to leave her education […]

Wednesday, December 21st, 2022

JoAnn Violet Bryce, age 85, a longtime resident of Marysville, passed away Wednesday, December 21, 2022.  JoAnn was born April 23, 1937, in Everett, Washington the daughter of George and Ella (Radke) Fagan. JoAnn attended Everett High School, graduating June 8, 1955.  Soon after, she married John GT Bryce and had three children.  She worked […]

Sunday, December 18th, 2022

John Watson was 84yrs old when he passed away at his home in Kooskia, Idaho Sunday morning December 18th, 2022. John was born in Silva, North Carolina to Elbert and Edith Watson. He was the youngest of 5 children. They moved from North Carolina to Washington state when John was just a young boy. They […]