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


Friday, January 4th, 2019

James William “Jim Bill” Perkins, 59, a longtime Sedro-Woolley resident, passed away at Virginia Mason Hospital in Seattle on January 2, 2019. Jim was born on September 27, 1959 in Tacoma, WA, the son of Thomas & Carol (Holbrook) Perkins. The Perkins family settled in Sedro-Woolley in 1972 and Jim attended and graduated from Sedro-Woolley […]

Thursday, January 3rd, 2019

Dean K. Wadsworth, 88, a resident of Burlington, passed away on January 1, 2019 at the Creekside Senior Community. Dean was born on June 6, 1930 in Tacoma, WA, the son of Grace Rogers Wadsworth.  He was raised in Tacoma until the mid-1930’s when he and his mother moved to Hawaii, and thanks to a […]

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019

VonRay Alex Waldrop, age 86, a resident of Big Lake for 63 years, passed away peacefully surrounded by family and friends at Skagit Valley Hospital, Sunday night December 30, 2018.  He is now home with his heavenly father and reunited with his “sweet thing” and other family members. VonRay was born April 4, 1932 in […]

Monday, December 31st, 2018

Susan Faye Otis, 68, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, peacefully passed away at her home on December 28, 2018 due to a long term battle with liver disease, she was surrounded by her loving family. Susan was born on May 4, 1950 in Tonasket, WA, the daughter of Harley & Jeanette (McGowen) Olson.  She was raised […]

Wednesday, December 26th, 2018

Lindsey J. Knuth, Jr., 81, a longtime Sedro-Woolley area resident, passed away on December 26, 2018 in Burlington, WA. Lindsey was born on March 26, 1937 in Sedro-Woolley, the son of Lindsay & Hanna  (Suiter) Knuth.  He was raised and attended school in Sedro-Woolley. Lindsey shortly thereafter enlisted into the U.S. Navy where he traveled […]

Friday, December 21st, 2018

Thelma Louise ‘Weezie’ Buchanan, 88, a longtime Skagit Valley resident, passed in peace December 16, 2018 while living at Birchview Memory Care in Sedro-Woolley. From her birth in Sylva, North Carolina on March 26, 1930 to her death on Sunday she nourished people around her with love, faith and song. Louise was the fourth of […]

Friday, December 21st, 2018

Linda was born April 5, 1945 to Roy G and Margaret Hacker in Olympia, WA while her dad was away serving during WWII. Some of her very young years were in Day Creek where her dad drove log trucks and her Mom managed the Day Creek store. Her time there brought her many fond memories. […]

Friday, December 21st, 2018

Margaret Rhone, 93, a longtime resident of Skagit County passed away surrounded by family Tuesday, December 18, 2018.   Now we celebrate her and embrace her journey that God has planned. Margaret dedicated her life to being a wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Her family meant everything to her and was her treasure in life. She […]

Sunday, December 16th, 2018

Barbara Jean Hoover, 91, a lifelong Skagit County resident, passed away on Sunday, December 16, 2018.  She was born on May 21, 1927 in Sedro-Woolley, WA, the daughter of Albert and Hazel (Rhynard) DeBay. Barbara was raised in Clear Lake and Sedro-Woolley.  She attended grade school in Clear Lake and graduated from Sedro-Woolley High School […]

Monday, December 10th, 2018

Ivan LeRoy Rasmussen, 77, a longtime Burlington area resident, passed away on December 5, 2018 at Where The Heart Is surrounded by his family. Ivan was born in Mount Vernon, WA on November 17, 1941, the son of Reider & Lilly (Sjodin) Rasmussen.   He was raised in the Hoogdahl area north of Sedro-Woolley and attended […]

Thursday, December 6th, 2018

Terry Lee Carter, Jr., of Sedro-Woolley, WA passed away peacefully at home on November 21, 2018 at the age of 42. Terry was born in Springdale, AR on December 14, 1975 to Norma Louise Flora Carter and Terry Lee Carter, Sr.  He grew up in Lufkin, TX until he moved to Washington in 1989 where […]

Friday, November 23rd, 2018

Charles Wayne Rothrock, age 62, passed away suddenly on November 8, 2018 at Providence Regional Medical Center in Everett. He was born on December 7, 1955 to Ralph and Laura (McMinn) Rothrock in Everett, Washington. He graduated from North Thurston High School in 1975. He was on the track, football and wrestling teams in that […]

Tuesday, November 20th, 2018

Diane Elaine (Ehinger) Peter, 70, a Sedro-Woolley resident, passed away peacefully on Friday, November 16, 2018 at United General Hospital. She was born on April 26, 1948 in Burlington, WA the daughter of Ernest and Ellen Ehinger. Diane graduated from Puyallup High school in 1966. She continued her education at Green River Community College and […]

Tuesday, November 20th, 2018

Francine Sara Williams, Hydulica? #2, age 43, born May 11, 1975 in Sedro-Woolley, WA. Francine is a well-respected member of the Upper Skagit Tribe and is also remembered for the spiritual healing work she helped her grandfather Sherman Williams Sr. with. She enjoyed working at the Upper Skagit Tribal child care for a few years […]

Monday, November 19th, 2018

Floyd Arthur Pitman, 82, a lifelong Skagit Valley resident, passed away peacefully at his home on November 15, 2018 following a brief illness surrounded by his family. He was born on April 21, 1936 in Hamilton, WA, one of seven children of Heber and Elizabeth (Galbreath) Pitman.  He attended high school in Sedro-Woolley. Floyd worked […]

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

Lloyd Charles Bray, Jr., age 58, passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at Swedish Hospital in Seattle. He was born on March 14, 1960 in Tacoma, WA the son of Lloyd C. Bray, Sr. and Virginia (Bennatt) Holt. Lloyd has worked most of his life in the automotive field. He worked for Les […]

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

Eloise Marith (Ingman) Stendal passed away peacefully on Friday, October 26, 2018.  She was born in Mount Vernon, WA on February 9, 1929, the only daughter of John C. and Ethel Marith Ingman.  Her parents and her three brothers, Ken, Win, and Dave Ingman are deceased. She graduated from Mount Vernon High School in 1946, […]

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

Marie Anna Ringhouse, 92, of Clear Lake and Sedro-Woolley, went to heaven on   Monday, November 12, 2018. Marie was born on March 10, 1926 in Mount Vernon, the daughter of Alfred & Mary (Moore) Wood.  She was raised in Clear Lake. Her humble childhood was characterized by the Great Depression and then the onset of […]

Friday, November 9th, 2018

Flavia T. ‘Mimi’ Garcia, 87, a longtime resident of the Hamilton community, passed away on November 7, 2018 at United General Hospital surrounded by her loving family. Mimi was born on May 7, 1931 in Chilapa, Guerrero, Mexico the daughter of Ramon & Isabel (Ramirez) Tenorio.    She resided in Chilapa with her family, where at […]

Friday, November 9th, 2018

Glen Arthur McMurry, 70, of Sedro-Woolley passed away Monday, November 5, 2018.  Glen was born December 24, 1947 to Neil and Hannah McMurry in Bellingham, WA. He graduated from Bellingham High School and obtained a degree from Skagit Valley College in Forestry.  He resided in Skagit Valley for many years where he built himself a […]

Tuesday, November 6th, 2018

Brenda Sue Obertacz, 63, a lifelong resident of the Skagit Valley, passed away at her home in Burlington on Sunday, November 4, 2018. Brenda was born in Sedro-Woolley on November 6, 1954, the daughter of Dale & Lucille Lovett.   She was raised and attended grade school in Clear Lake and graduated from Sedro-Woolley High School […]

Monday, November 5th, 2018

Eloise Marith (Ingman) Stendal passed away peacefully on Friday, October 26, 2018.  She was born in Mount Vernon, WA on February 9, 1929, the only daughter of John C. and Ethel Marith Ingman.  Her parents and her three brothers, Ken, Win, and Dave Ingman are deceased. She graduated from Mount Vernon High School in 1946, […]

Tuesday, October 30th, 2018

On October 12, 2018, 94 year old Lela Alice Shomshak left this earth dressed in mauve and sparkles to be in the loving arms of Jesus.  Many of us referred to her as Grandma, even her own children.  Grandma was born on May 5, 1924, to John Francis and Flora Bell (Myers) Petty, in Chanute, […]

Monday, October 29th, 2018

Muriel Minnie (Metcalf) Young, 96, passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 25, 2018 at her home in Sedro-Woolley, WA. She was born on May 6, 1922 in Molson, WA the daughter of Norman and Mabel (Dunlap) Finsen. Muriel attended Sedro-Woolley school district where she made many lifelong friends. She continued to remain friends with even […]

Thursday, October 25th, 2018

Sherry Hassler (born Sheryll Lynn Adams), 72, of La Conner, passed away on Wednesday, October 24, 2018. Sherry was born on May 26, 1946 to Harley and Vaughan Adams in San Jose, California. Preceded in death by her parents and beloved husband Lennie Hassler in 2010, Sherry is survived by her brother Craig Adams of […]