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


Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

Marilyn Barrington, 80, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on May 28, 2014. She was born on July 9, 1933 in Rhinelander, Wisconsin; the daughter of Wesley and Katherine (Blevins) Small. She moved to Skagit County with her parents and siblings in 1939. She picked strawberries and raspberries in […]

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

Bonnie Esther Wolfe, 81, a resident of Concrete passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on May 28, 2014. She was born on April 14, 1933 in Elm Spring, South Dakota. Bonnie was one of 13 children born to Herbert and Gracie (Johnson) Schulze. When Bonnie was 6 years old the family […]

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

    Charlene Lynn (Smith) Ovenell, 54, passed away at her home in Burlington on May 26, 2014, surrounded by family and friends, after a valiant fight against breast cancer. Charlene was born in Sedro-Woolley on December 13, 1959, the daughter of Fred & Maledia (Self) Smith.     Char graduated from Sedro-Woolley High School in 1978. […]

Friday, May 23rd, 2014

    William “Red” Wetzel, 85, died on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 surrounded by his family.  He was born on June 22, 1928 to Myles and Violet (Widmer) Wetzel in Pitman, Pennsylvania, the oldest of six children.  He was baptized in St. William’s Catholic Church in Gardiner, Montana in 1955 and married Jeanette Reardon in Clontarf, Minnesota on June […]

Friday, May 23rd, 2014

      Eldon John “Listin” Montoya, 58, a resident of the Swinomish Indian community, passed away on Friday, May 23, 2014 at United General Hospital in Sedro-Woolley.     He was born in Alamosa, Colorado on February 21, 1956, the son of Santiago & Stella (Suazo) Montoya.    He was raised and attended school in Pueblo, CO […]

Friday, May 23rd, 2014

     Nicole Anne Washington, 23, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away on Friday, May 23, 2014, the result of an automobile accident.     She was born in Sedro-Woolley on April 6, 1991, the daughter of William “Oney” and Diane (Wilson) Washington.  She was raised in the Birdsview community and attended elementary school in Concrete.  The […]

Sunday, May 18th, 2014

Sherry Marie (Gamache) Adams, 67, went to be with her Savior on May 18, 2014 after a valiant fight with lung disease from exposure to asbestosis. She passed away peacefully in her home and was surrounded by love, faith and family.     She was born on April 10, 1947 in Libby, Montana, the daughter of […]

Sunday, May 18th, 2014

Karen Hansen, 88, a former Sedro-Woolley resident, passed away on Sunday, May 18, 2014 in Everett, WA. surrounded  by her loving family.    She was born on November 18, 1925 in Horsens, Denmark, the eldest of  five children of Burchardt & Regil Nielsen.    Karen was raised in Denmark, attended school there, and also in […]

Saturday, May 17th, 2014

Kenneth Leon Eaves, 60, passed away on Thursday, May 15, 2014 at Providence Regional Medical Center surrounded by his family. He was born on July 13, 1953 in Long Beach, CA the son of Franki and LaVelle (Didlake) Eaves. At the age of 14 he moved to Washington State and graduated from Cusick High School. […]

Thursday, May 15th, 2014

Jeanette Nutter (96), beloved wife, sister and aunt, passed away on May 15, 2014. Jeanette was born January 26, 1918 in Bellingham, WA.  In 1936 she graduated from Whatcom High School and married Russell Nutter in November.  After working for a short time at Santa Cruz Food Packing Company, Jeanette devoted her life to her […]

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

     Jacob “Jake” Huizenga, 70, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, WA passed away on Wednesday, May 14, 2014, at his home surrounded by his loving family.      He was born on October 3, 1943 at the Cook County Hospital in Chicago, IL, the seventh of nine children of Clarence (Klaas) and Cora (Jacoba) Huizenga.      When […]

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

Clement Waldron Gurno, known to many of us as “John” Gurno, passed into his new life on May 7, 2014 in Sedro-Woolley Washington, surrounded by his beloved family. His life has ended here but his new life has just begun. He was born on April 28, 1936 in Cloquet, Minnesota, on the Fond Du Lac […]

Saturday, May 10th, 2014

  Don Owen Scott, age 85, passed away peacefully at his family home May 10,2014, surrounded by the love of family.  Don was born July 19, 1928, in Bellingham, Washington to Russell and Ora (Hallet) Scott.    Don married Elaine Thompson of Bellingham on June 26, 1948.  They would have celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary next […]

Friday, May 9th, 2014

    Arnold Edward Soderberg, age 84, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away on Friday, May 9, 2014, at his home surrounded by his family.     He was born on May 25, 1929, in Seattle, WA, the son of Arvid and Ethel (Hanson) Soderberg.  He grew up in Ferndale, where he farmed with his father.  He […]

Sunday, May 4th, 2014

Joseph E. Fisher, age 70, passed away on Sunday, May 4, 2014 at the Skagit Valley Hospital in Mount Vernon, Washington.   He was born on December 27, 1943 in Farragut, Idaho to Joseph and Vertamae “Bobs” (Black) Fisher. Joe was a lifetime resident of Sedro-Woolley and Mount Vernon.  At the age of 3 years, he […]

Sunday, May 4th, 2014

    Mynard Franklin Ferris, Jr., 91, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, entered his heavenly home on Sunday morning, May 4, 2014 at the Birchview Memory Care Center.     Mynard was born on July 31, 1922 in Rock Island, Illinois, the son of Mynard and Mabel (Osburn) Ferris, Sr.  He was raised and attended school in Rock […]

Friday, May 2nd, 2014

Douglas Arthur Payne, 70, a resident of Concrete passed away on Friday, May 2, 2014 at his home.  He was born in Richmond, CA, on February 13, 1944, the son of Robert and Charlotte (Brokaw) Payne. On June 2, 1966 in Hollister, California he married his true love Frankie (Roberts) Payne and they had four […]

Thursday, April 24th, 2014

Aleatha Marie Remme, 55, of Sedro- Woolley, passed away at Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, surrounded by her family, Friday, April 18, 2014. She was born on December 28, 1958 in Portland, Oregon the first born of five daughters of Charles H. and Arlene F. (Bogart) Brown. Aleatha was a very strong, loving, kind woman with […]

Thursday, April 24th, 2014

Chico Martin Yzaguirre, 26, a resident of Concrete, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, April 24, 2014.     He was born on August 22, 1987 in Mount Vernon, one of twin boys to Martin & Rene (LaBane) Yzaguirre.  He was raised and attended grade school in Mount Vernon until moving to Concrete where he attended grade […]

Monday, April 21st, 2014

John James “Buck” Waldrop, age 96, passed away April 21, 2014 in Bellingham, Washington. Buck was born January 11, 1918, to Nimrod and Emmie (Dale) Waldrop, in Littlerock, Arkansas, where he worked on his parents’ farm until he was 17.  He moved to Idaho where he worked on a horse ranch.  Other jobs included working […]

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

    Annamaria Faustina Piotto, 54, a resident of Kihei, Hawaii, passed away on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 after a courageous battle with cancer.     Annamaria was born on January 24, 1960 in Santa Barbara, CA, the daughter of Valentino & Philis Piotto.   She was raised and attended grade school in Santa Barbara until moving to […]

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

George Marvin Brown, 80, a resident of Stanwood, passed away at his home on April 10, 2014. He was born on August 4, 1933 in Bellingham, Washington to George and Anna (Corcoran) Brown. He had one brother, Cecil, who was thirteen years older. George grew up in Whatcom and Skagit County. He quit school in […]

Sunday, April 13th, 2014

      James “Andy” Anderson, 72, of Sedro-Woolley, passed away on Sunday, April 13, 2014 while working on the family farm.      Andy was born on January 23, 1942 to Andrew and Ellen (Marlowe) Anderson in Forks, WA.  He was an active student at Sedro-Woolley High, a president of the FFA, a wrestler and a […]

Monday, April 7th, 2014

Clifford L. Edwards (que-yat-ut-suit) started his journey with the lord on April 6, 2014.  He was born in Rockport, WA February 17, 1942.  He loved to hunt, fish, make native drums, cedar baskets, go junking, and play slots at the Skagit Valley Casino Resort.  He was a member of the Upper Skagit Indian Tribe, and […]

Sunday, April 6th, 2014

Betty Lou Taylor, age 75, a longtime resident of Concrete, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, April 6, 2014. She was born July 31, 1938 to Charles “Hobe” and Erla (Biggerstaff) Holyfield in Sedro-Woolley.  Growing up in Concrete, she was in the Concrete High School Band, playing the clarinet, when they were nationally recognized, […]