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


Tuesday, September 5th, 2017

Dustin Kanske, 36 of Mount Vernon, WA passed away unexpectedly on Friday, September 1, 2017.  Dustin was born in Mount Vernon, WA on December 2, 1980 to Debbie and Duane Kanske. Dustin attended both Skagit Valley College and Western Washington University, studying computer science. Dustin’s fascination with computers and technology “to save the internets” started […]

Friday, September 1st, 2017

Our loving mother, Florence J. Adkerson, entered into heaven on Friday, August 25, 2017, while surrounded by her family.  Florence was born on July 2, 1928, in Husum, Washington, the eighth child of Roston and Gertrude Welch. She loved music, was a talented musician and could play several instruments.  She shared her music in church […]

Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

Jacqueline Jean “Wama” Kuykendall, 66, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, August 19, 2017. She was born on March 20, 1951 in Sioux City, Iowa the daughter of Theodore and Rozena (Brummer) Jonas.  Jacque attended various Catholic schools throughout her childhood between Iowa and Washington […]

Monday, August 21st, 2017

Patrick Alan Janicki, 30, of Sedro-Woolley, WA, passed away on Friday, August 18, 2017 at Virginia Mason Hospital in Seattle, WA.  Patrick, made friends with everyone he met, would help anyone at any time, and had a smile that melted hearts.  Patrick’s goal in life was to create memories by bringing energy and fun to every event. […]

Monday, August 21st, 2017

Raymond H. Hilt, 99, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away on August 21, 2017 at Skagit Valley Hospital in Mount Vernon. Ray was born on November 7, 1917 in Presque Isle, Maine, the youngest of six children of Frank & Lillian Hilt. He was raised and attained his education in Presque Isle. Ray’s father, Frank, […]

Friday, August 18th, 2017

Dorothy Jean Gibbs, age 74, passed away August 18, 2017. Dorothy was born May 1, 1943, in Cullowhee, North Carolina, to Robert and Lucille (Deitz) Ensley.  She moved to Washington State in 1952.  On June 9, 1961 she married her High School sweetheart, Charles ‘Junior’ Gibbs.  Together they had two children, Cheryl and Wes.  They […]

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

Sandra Ann Denenzio, 61, a resident of the Upper Skagit Tribal community, passed away on August 12, 2017 at Skagit Valley Hospital. Sandra was born on August 4, 1956 in Tacoma, the daughter of Lucille & Nicholas Denunzio, Sr.  The family later moved to the Skagit Valley and Sandra was raised and attended school in […]

Monday, August 14th, 2017

Lorraine E. Pilkenton, 79, a resident of Mount Vernon, passed away on August 14, 2017 at Skagit Valley Hospital. She was born on March 27, 1938 in Los Angeles, CA, one of eight children of Herbert & Laura (Welty) Pilkenton.  She was raised and attained her education in Los Angeles. After graduating from catholic schools […]

Monday, August 14th, 2017

John Clifford (Skip) Lund, 85, a resident of Burlington, died unexpectedly on August 10, 2017 at Skagit Valley Hospital in Mount Vernon. Skip was a devoted husband to his wife of 64 years, Sally, and a beloved father and grandfather who was known for his kind and gentle spirit. That warmth and ready smile was […]

Tuesday, August 8th, 2017

Kermit Bernard ‘KB’ Johnson, 82, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at Providence Hospital in Everett, WA. KB was born on March 20, 1935 in Chicago, Illinois the son of Hugo and Lily (Olsen) Johnson. His life was full of adventure from the time he was a little boy attempting […]

Tuesday, August 8th, 2017

Our beloved mother, LaVonda went home to her Savior on August 5, 2017. LaVonda was born February 26, 1929 in Sioux City, Iowa to Adrian Theodore ‘Ted’ and Elsie Adeline (Lynn) Allen.  LaVonda’s family traveled westward as part of the R. E. A. program before settling in Sedro-Woolley in 1942. LaVonda graduated from SWHS in […]

Tuesday, August 8th, 2017

Cameron Edward Perry, 18, of Sedro Woolley passed away unexpectedly on Friday, August 4, 2017 in Oak Harbor, Washington. Cameron was born on October 30, 1998 to Kirstin and James Perry of Cedarville, CA. Cameron spent his childhood and early adolescence on the family ranch in Cedarville, California with his grandma Vida and grandpa Bob. […]

Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

Beverly Jean Nelson, aka ‘The Ticket Lady’, 89, a longtime Sedro-Woolley resident, passed away on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at United General Hospital in Sedro-Woolley surrounded by her loving family. She was born on August 3, 1928 in Portland, Oregon, the daughter of Frank & Elizabeth (Piper) Southworth.  The family later moved to Seattle where […]

Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

Karen Lee Robertson, 65 a Bayview community resident, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 30, 2017 at Whatcom Hospice House in Bellingham due to an acute illness and an 8 year battle with Alzheimer’s disease. Karen was born June 8, 1952 in Emporia, Kansas to Gil and Lavone Nuessen. She moved to Burlington as a […]

Saturday, July 29th, 2017

Dale Robert Wicker, age 58, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away Thursday, June 22, 2017 at home, unexpectedly.  He was born July 24, 1958 in Sedro-Woolley to John and Jeanette (Cope) Wicker. He graduated from Sedro-Woolley high school in 1976. Dale worked as a real estate agent for the family company Skagit Realty. He also […]

Friday, July 28th, 2017

Charles Maurice “Chuck” Davis died unexpectedly on July 14, 2017 at his home on Samish Island, Washington at the age of 73.  He will be dearly missed by his wife Catherine, children Peter and Allison, brother Norman, sisters Margery, Marilyn and Marlene, grandchildren Will, Ruby and Charlotte, cousins, nieces, nephews and the many friends, neighbors […]

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

Cecil Ray ‘CK’ King, 74, a resident of the Birdsview community, passed away on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at Skagit Valley Hospital in Mount Vernon. He was born on August 6, 1942 in Buckeye, AZ, the son of Raymond & Della (Bishop) King.  He was raised and attended school in both California and Oregon. CK […]

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

Doris E. Schmitt, 98, a longtime Shelter Bay community resident, passed away on July 25, 2017 at The Bridge in Mount Vernon. Doris worked in the banking industry for many years.  She is survived by her son, Robert Schmitt and wife Laura of Houston, TX and two grandsons. She was preceded in death by her […]

Monday, July 17th, 2017

Alberta Dorothy Richardson passed away July 12, 2017, at Park Rose Care Facility in Tacoma, Washington at age 95. She was born September 13, 1921, in Kinsella, Alberta, Canada while on a trip to see relatives. She moved with her parents when she was 1 1/2 years old to Day Creek, Washington. She attended a […]

Monday, July 17th, 2017

William Lee Pollack, age 82, of Concrete, passed away Saturday, July 8, 2017.  Lee was born August 2, 1934 to Robert and Laura (Lee) Pollack in Seattle, Washington. Lee was employed as a telephone equipment technician, beginning in 1968 until his retirement in 1995 from GTE.  He enjoyed hiking, hunting and fishing, photography, jewelry making, […]

Sunday, July 16th, 2017

Joyce M. Mapel, 83, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, July 16, 2017 with her family by her side. The daughter of Dale and Bessie (Amos) Mapel, Joyce was born in Sargent, Nebraska in her grandparent’s home. She attended school in Nebraska, graduating in 1952 in Plainsview, Texas. In 1958 she moved to Seattle […]

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

David John McDonald, age 73, left for heaven on July 7, 2017 from Skagit Valley Hospital in Mount Vernon, Washington.  He was born April 4, 1944 in Seattle, Washington to William John and Alice Marion (Smith) McDonald. David is survived by his wife, Janella; son, Brian and his wife, Kelly McDonald; granddaughter, Kayla; grandson, Connor; […]

Tuesday, July 11th, 2017

At the age of 97, Bob was welcomed into Heaven on July 8, 2017 to join his beloved wife, Lois who preceded him in death. He passed at Skagit Valley Hospital as a result of pneumonia complications. Bob was born to Andrew and Emma (Fallgren) Gustafson on April 22, 1920 in Seattle, where he was […]

Tuesday, July 11th, 2017

Margaret E. Pilkenton, 74, a longtime resident of Bow, passed away on Tuesday, July 4, 2017. Margaret or Maggie to her friends and family was born on May 24, 1943 to Edley and Barbara Steen in Los Angeles, California.  She was married to Donald Pilkenton on May 12, 1979 Maggie in her life worked in […]

Friday, July 7th, 2017

Michael M. Presnell, 62, passed away on Thursday, July 6, 2017 after losing his battle with cancer. He was born to N.T. and Marie Presnell in Sedro Woolley, and remained in Skagit Valley his whole life. Mike was a loving father, brother, and friend who will be greatly missed by all. Mike was a hard […]