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


Wednesday, November 11th, 2020

James (Jim) Frederick Huff, 80, resided in Sedro-Woolley, WA and Wellton, AZ. passed away on November 2, 2020. Jim was born to James T. Huff (Mable) and Helen Small (Blaine) on September 14, 1940 in Anacortes, WA. Jim was married to Sheila Marie Lee on September 7, 1968 and renewed their vows on their 50th […]

Monday, November 9th, 2020

Born August 14, 1921, Dorothy Jean Rabenstein passed away November 9, 2020 in Burlington, Washington.  A native Minnesotan, Dorothy graduated from St. Louis Park High School in Minneapolis, the same city she met the love of her life, Harold Rabenstein.  Married in 1945, Harold and Dorothy took their honeymoon in Washington State where they felt […]

Wednesday, November 4th, 2020

Jilene (Jill) Allen passed away after a long battle with breast cancer on Sunday, November 1, 2020, in her beautiful home in Sedro-Woolley at the age of 68, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on February 16, 1952 in Mount Vernon to her parents, Wilson (Jim) and Phyllis Wylie. She was raised on […]

Thursday, October 29th, 2020

In the early hours of October 26, 2020, Diane Cole moved on to her heavenly home in Jesus’s arms.  Marguerite Diane Moors was born in Bellingham, Washington, on February 7, 1936, to Arthur and Marguerite (Vickery) Moors.  The family moved to Sedro Woolley when Diane was very young, and she lived there the remainder of […]

Tuesday, October 27th, 2020

Paula Renee Carr, age 67, passed away Thursday, October 14, 2020 in Sedro-Woolley, WA at home.  She was born June 24, 1953 to Robert “Bob” and Patricia “Patti” (Leonard) Wilcox in Sedro-Woolley, WA. Paula attended school from K to 12 in Sedro-Woolley, WA and was a cheerleader in high school for the Sedro-Woolley Cubs.  Paula […]

Tuesday, October 27th, 2020

Sandra Jean Sopher, 68, a lifelong Marblemount & Concrete area resident, passed away at her home in Concrete, WA on Friday, October 23, 2020.  She was born June 5, 1952 in Sedro-Woolley, WA, the daughter of Thurman and Phyllis (Galbreath) Medford.  Sandra was raised in Hamilton and attended school in Sedro-Woolley. On January 9, 1970, […]

Monday, October 26th, 2020

Richard “Dick” Hammer, 92, went to be with his Lord on October 17, 2020. Dick is survived by his wife, Margie of 72 years of marriage;  two sons,  one daughter, and spouses, Mr. Jeff and Wanda (Sunny) Hammer, Mr. Bradley and VickiJean Vette, and Mr. Rick and Priscilla Hammer, along with grandchildren, great grandchildren and […]

Saturday, October 24th, 2020

Jack William Turner was born on June 26, 1942 in Clearlake, WA to parents Jack and Josephine Turner. He passed away on Sunday, October 18, 2020. Jack was a lifetime resident of Clearlake, residing in the same home he grew up in on Buchanan Hill. Jack graduated from Sedro-Woolley High School with the class of […]

Wednesday, October 21st, 2020

With deepest sorrow, we announce that Sandra “Sue” Kay Rasmussen, age 76, passed away Saturday, October 17, 2020 at Evergreen Hospital in Kirkland, Washington, with her family by her side.  She was born February 29, 1944 in Sedro-Woolley, Washington, to Robert “Burl” and Ruby (Landes) Forst. Sue attended Burlington-Edison High School graduating in 1962, then […]

Tuesday, October 20th, 2020

On October 18, 2020 at the age of 33, Justin Dale Queen’s life ended suddenly and unexpectedly in Mt. Vernon, WA.  He is survived by his parent’s Greg and Margaret Martin; brother, Dalton; grandparents, Jean Hess, and Curt and Vivian Queen; and many aunts, uncles and cousins. Justin attended Sedro-Woolley High School and was an […]

Tuesday, October 13th, 2020

David Wiley (Sparky) Stark, 65, passed away on October 8, 2020 at his home in Sedro-Woolley.  He lost his battle with lung cancer, but got to celebrate his birthday early with daughter Jennifer via Messenger; sisters-in-law Karen and Nancy; and wife, Linda.  The Beatles sang “Today is your birthday”, followed by the traditional “Happy Birthday” […]

Monday, October 12th, 2020

Thomas Eugene “Gene” Keener, age 71, of Sedro-Woolley, passed away Monday, October 12, 2020.  Gene was born December 15, 1948 in Franklin, North Carolina to Shirley and Hazel (Holland) Keener. He spent his early years in the YACC and working for the railroad and in logging.  Gene served in the US Army and was a […]

Monday, October 12th, 2020

On the morning of October 2, 2020, Robert “Bob” Dean Ireland, 74, passed away in his home with family by his side.  He was born April 4, 1946 in Sedro Woolley, WA to Barney and Cleo Ireland.  Bob was a lifetime resident of the Skagit Valley and spent most of his years residing in the […]

Monday, October 5th, 2020

Don Prouty departed this earthly home and stepped over into the promised land, at Country Meadows Village, Sedro-Woolley on October 2, 2020.  He was born January 9, 1924, son of Jessie and Mary Prouty, on a homestead near Metaline Falls, Washington. He was raised and schooled in Metaline Falls.  Don started at an early age […]

Monday, October 5th, 2020

Jeffrey “Jeff” Lynn Oiness, age 70, a longtime Sedro-Woolley resident, passed away September 23, 2020 at Skagit Valley Hospitał, Mount Vernon, Washington.  He was born March 29, 1950 in Bellingham, to Robert and Ella May (Nash) Oiness. Jeff attended grade schools in Sedro-Woolley, Burlington, and Bellingham.  He graduated from Sehome High School, Bellingham in 1968. […]

Monday, September 28th, 2020

Charles William Ledford “Charlie”, 58, born and raised in Skagit County, passed away at home on Saturday, September 26, 2020. He was born in Sedro-Woolley, Washington on January 6, 1962 to Dean and Jerry (Farr) Ledford. Charlie was an avid fisherman who loved the outdoors. He also loved to make people laugh and was said […]

Monday, September 28th, 2020

Orpha Ruth Wade, age 97, passed away September 26, 2020 at Prestige Care & Rehab., Burlington, Washington.  She was born February 15, 1923 in Clear Lake, WA, a lifelong Skagit Valley resident.  She spent many hours as a child, swimming and fishing in the nearby lake.  She attended the old Clear Lake Grade School built […]

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020

Randy Myers, 76, a devoted Skagit County resident passed away surrounded by family on Saturday, September 5, 2020. Randy was born in Montpelier Idaho on July 1, 1944 to US Navy pilot Earl Myers and Norma Kimball. After Earls death in WWII Norma enlisted the help and guidance of her parents, Grandma and Grandpa Kimball. […]

Tuesday, September 15th, 2020

O’Dell Estes Trantham, 84, of Concrete passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 5, 2020. He was born on February 17, 1936, the oldest of nine children born to Phillip and Mary Bell Trantham in Jackson County, North Carolina.  He was married to Ida Mae Trantham for 62 years. O’Dell was a caring son, brother, husband, […]

Monday, September 14th, 2020

Carol Jean Handy, age 87, a longtime resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away September 12, 2020.  She was born May 12, 1933 in Bellingham, Washington to Thomas and Laura (Martin) Betts. Carol graduated from Baker High School and beauty school at the same time, later working as a beautician. Carol is survived by her children, Sharon […]

Monday, September 14th, 2020

Betty Frances Bradley Betty passed away in the presence of family on Friday, September 4, 2020.  She was a beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, and aunt.  Betty was born in Lyman, Washington on September 20, 1930 to John and Gladys (Bishop) McCalib. She graduated from Sedro-Woolley High School in 1948.  In 1949, she married JD […]

Tuesday, September 8th, 2020

With heavy hearts we announce the passing of Donna (Conn) White on Monday, September 7, 2020, while surrounded by the love of her girls. Donna was born and raised in Sedro-Woolley, Washington. She was the Sedro-Woolley logger-rodeo queen at the age of 14 in 1953.  As an adult, she spent her life in Renton working […]

Tuesday, September 8th, 2020

Halsten Marie Hunter, age 55, of Clear Lake, passed away Monday, August 24, 2020.  She died in a farming accident engaged in one of her life’s pleasures: operating equipment. Halsten was known as a talented artist, engineer, fabricator, welder, and mechanic; she could build or repair just about anything.  She commonly used those and other […]

Thursday, September 3rd, 2020

Percy Nelson “Nels” Hazel III, age 82, passed away August 6, 2020 in Fort Pierce, Florida.  He was born July 14, 1938 in Hawthorne, California to Percy Hazel, Jr and Mary “Lucille” (Robertson) Hazel. Percy “Nels” married Linda VanLiew December 3, 1960 in Bellingham.  They lived in Seattle, moving to Sedro-Woolley from 1963 to 1972 […]

Tuesday, August 25th, 2020

Richard “Rich” Norris Cheadle, age 66, a longtime resident of Bow, passed away August 15, 2020.  He was born August 7, 1954 in Eureka, California to Raymond and Dorothy (Norris) Cheadle, whom he adored. Rich loved putting the pedal to the metal and drumming on the steering wheel to loud music, cooking for his family […]