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


Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

Barbara Joyce Bass, age 93, passed away Monday, January 25, 2016 at the Skagit Valley Hospital in Mount Vernon, WA with her family at her side. She was born on December 24, 1922 in Morrill, Nebraska to Virgil and Winnie (Parks) Corder. As an infant, she and her family moved to North Hollywood, California where […]

Monday, January 25th, 2016

Eileen Emily Louia, age 92, a longtime resident of Burlington, passed away Friday, January 22, 2016 at home. She was born April 4, 1923 in Burrton, Kansas to Lesley and Edith (Essig) Ansel. Eileen grew up in Kansas until she and her family moved to Whittier, California where she graduated from Whittier High School in […]

Monday, January 25th, 2016

Charles L. Jansen Jr. (“Chuck Jansen”), age 92, passed away peacefully on Friday, Jan 22, 2016 at The Terrace at Beverly Lake Memory Care facility in Everett, WA. Born April 4, 1923 to Myrle Jester and Charles L. Jansen of Chicago, IL, he grew up on Chicago’s far north side, graduated from Senn HS (lettered […]

Friday, January 22nd, 2016

Michael Eugene Washington, Sr., 41, passed away January 19, 2016, in Seattle, Washington. He was born July 3, 1974 in Sedro-Woolley to Michael Eugene and Mary Alice (Washington) Day. Michael is survived by his mother, Mary Washington; children, Michael Washington Jr., son and Kai-Liegh Washington, daughter; sisters, Peggy Sutton and Cheri Clayton; brother in law, […]

Thursday, January 21st, 2016

Darlene Adelle Hammond passed away on Thursday, January 21, 2016 at the age of 89. She was born on August 29, 1926 in Montpilier, Idaho the daughter of Berle and Evaline Palmer. She married John Hammond in 1942 and he preceded her in death in 1984. They were blessed with 3 children, John ‘Jack’, Kay […]

Thursday, January 14th, 2016

Gisela Stahlschmidt Tibbets, 98, of Darrington, WA, passed away January 14, 2016 in Everett, WA. “Nell” or “Nellie,” was born to Oskar and Magdalena (Wollschlager) Stahlschmidt in Comfort, TX on September 28, 1917. At the age of 9 she moved with her mother and siblings to Live Oak, CA, where she graduated from high school […]

Friday, January 8th, 2016

Lorraine Mary Rothenbuhler, 81, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away on Friday, January 8, 2016.  Lorraine was born on October 31, 1934 to Forrest and Dorothy (Behme) McDougle.  She married Gordon Rothenbuhler on December 22, 1951. Mrs. Rothenbuhler attended Skagit Valley College earning a degree in chemistry.  She was an industrial chemist for many years […]

Wednesday, January 6th, 2016

Raymond W. Eherenfieldt, 77, passed away peacefully on January 6, 2016 in Sedro-Woolley. He was born in Anacortes, Washington on July 18, 1938. Ray was an avid outdoorsman and loved to fish, and hunt for deer and elk with his family. He retired in 2003 after 41 years at Weyerhaeuser Company. He was married to […]

Monday, January 4th, 2016

Dorothy King, White, Woodmansee, “Granny” 95, passed away peacefully at Creekside Retirement Home in Burlington, WA with family at her bedside.  She was born on May 28, 1920 in Bellingham, the 12th child of Frank and Gertie King.  The family moved to Burlington about 1935 and Dorothy became the “Song Leader” for BHS Tigers graduating […]

Wednesday, December 30th, 2015

Clarke “Mason” Reiter, 78, passed away at his home in Olympia, WA on Monday, December 28, 2015. Mason was born on October 7, 1937 in Seattle, Washington to Raymond and Florence (Beiswanger) Reiter. He moved with his family to the Skagit Valley in early 1946. He was part of the Sedro-Woolley class of 1955, but […]

Wednesday, December 30th, 2015

Hattie Lucille “Lucy” Beimer, 81, our precious beloved mom, sister, and grandmother went to heaven on Tuesday, December 22, 2015. Lucy was born on September 1, 1934 the daughter of William and Mattie (Coggins) Hyatt. In her younger days she worked at Northern State and Western State hospitals She loved to cook and always welcomed […]

Thursday, December 24th, 2015

Albert Otto “Al” Binschus, 87, a longtime Skagit County resident, passed away on December 23, 2015 at Where The Heart Is in Burlington. Al was born on May 22, 1928 in Jackson, Michigan, the son of Albert & Melissa (McFarland) Binschus.  The family moved to Bellingham in 1939 where he attended school until 1945 when […]

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015

Terry Allen Fell, 58, went to be with his Lord and Savior on December 13, 2015. Terry was born in Mount Vernon in 1957.  He was 5 when his father died in 1963. The family later moved to Chico, CA where he graduated from Chico High School. He spent a year attending college, then joined […]

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015

Betty Marie Stiles, age 89, a longtime resident of Sedro-Woolley passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Tuesday, December 22, 2015 following a tragic fall at home.  Betty, affectionately known as Nanny, was born in Wichita, Kansas where she grew up with her twin sister and two older brothers.   Betty graduated from […]

Monday, December 21st, 2015

Freeman Broom, 87, a longtime resident of Birdsview, passed away on Sunday, December 20, 2015 in Sedro-Woolley, WA, surrounded by his loving family.   He was born on September 19, 1928 in Tuckasegee, North Carolina the son of Ralph and Nan (Brown) Broom.   Freeman served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict.   […]

Monday, December 21st, 2015

Margaret Mary Campbell passed away peacefully at age 96, Thursday, December 21st, 2015. Margaret was born in Seattle on January 23rd, 1919 to Osco and Mary Margaret Bulle. Margaret was married to her one and only sweetheart, George J. Campbell, for 62 years prior to his passing in 1998. Margaret is survived by her son-in-law […]

Wednesday, December 16th, 2015

Our loving Mother, Imogene Lamarr (Magner) Geiger was born in Bellingham, WA on April 22, 1926 and passed away in her home at Brookdale in Mill Creek on December 14, 2015 with her children at her side.   Imogene was raised in Bellingham and graduated from Fairhaven High School in 1944. Shortly after graduation she […]

Saturday, December 5th, 2015

Gerda Eastman, 99, born in Surnadal, Norway on August 26, 1916 passed away on November 29, 2015 at her residence at Home Place in Burlington, Washington. Gerda was the daughter of Anton and Gertrude (Sater) Harang and the second of five siblings. She was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran Church in Surnadal, Norway. Gerda, […]

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

On November 28, 2015, our beloved husband, father and grandfather was called home by the Lord. Ralph was born on August 3, 1949 in Artesia, California to Hendrikus “Henry” and Pieje “Patricia” (VanderMuelen) VanEsch.  The youngest of eight surviving children, Ralph was the only member of the family to be born in the U. S.  […]

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

Steven Erickson, 36, passed away unexpectedly at his home in Sedro-Woolley on Thanksgiving Day, November 26, 2015. Sadly, his body succumbed to a recent illness that was too much to battle. If our love was enough to keep him alive, he would have lived forever.   The first child of Paul and Carol Erickson, was […]

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015

James E. Mathis 74, a lifelong resident of Skagit Valley passed away on November 18, 2015 at his home in Birdsview surrounded by his loving family after a long battle with cancer. Jim was born in Sedro-Woolley on August 12, 1941, the son of Frank and Bessie Lee (Parker) Mathis. The family made their home […]

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

Our precious beloved mom went to Heaven on Saturday, November 14, 2015. She was Godly, full of faith and a prayer warrior. She looked forward to the day she would be free of pain and see Jesus. Everyone whose life she touched was made better.           She leaves behind her daughter, Susan Johnson, and son, Craig […]

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

Lynn Marie Gaines Metcalf, 71, passed away at her home on November 8, 2015. She was born on February 14, 1944 in Everett to Mildred (Pillsbury) and Roland (Rollie) Gaines.  Lynn attended grade school in Everett, and junior high and high school in Sedro-Woolley, graduating in the top 10 of the Class of 1962.  After […]

Saturday, November 7th, 2015

Gary Wayne Browning, 62, a lifelong Skagit County resident, passed away on Saturday, November 7, 2015 in Mount Vernon. Gary was born on May 4, 1953 in Sedro-Woolley, the son of Carl & Christine                          (McDaniels) Browning.  He was raised and attended school in the Sedro-Woolley area. Gary was an artist in the best sense of […]

Friday, November 6th, 2015

Theresa Angela-Marie Westre (Tidrington), 66, a resident of Sedro-Woolley passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at Prestige Care & Rehab in Burlington, WA. She was born on May 31, 1949 in High Praire, Alberta, Canada, the daughter of Julien and Emma (Dalton) Carrier. She was raised and went to school in Joussard, Alberta. […]