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


Friday, May 15th, 2015

    Marilee Anne Froneberger, 69, a former resident of Skagit County, passed away on May 15, 2015 at the Whatcom Hospice House in Bellingham surrounded by her loving family. Marilee was born on May 13, 1946 in Seattle and later moved to Burlington where she grew up and attended school. At the age of 17 […]

Sunday, May 10th, 2015

    Robert Edward Gillock, Jr., 27, a longtime resident of Concrete, passed away unexpectedly on May 10, 2015.  He was born on May 4, 1988 in Puyallup, Washington to Robert and Brenda (Mills) Gillock, Sr.     The family came to Skagit County in 1995, living briefly in Mount Vernon until settling in Birdsview. There is […]

Thursday, May 7th, 2015

Edward Lee “Big Ed” Blanton was born in Sylva, North Carolina on August 13, 1940, his parent’s 19th wedding anniversary. He went home to his Lord on May 7, 2015.     Big Ed was the youngest of Albert and Rachel Blanton’s 7 children. The family moved to the NW in 1947 bringing him to the […]

Sunday, April 26th, 2015

Lois (Mom) passed away at the age of 83, on April 26, 2015, in Sedro-Woolley, Washington. Lois was born on April 2, 1932 to Bert L. and Eletha M. Heggen of La Conner, WA.  Lois married George M. Nemo on October 26, 1949, in Mount Vernon.  They were married for 65 years and resided in […]

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

    Gary D. Adkins, 71, a longtime resident of Clear Lake, passed away April 21, 2015.      Gary was born on May 30, 1943 in Sedro-Woolley to Clyde and Verna Adkins.      He was united in marriage to Edith Wilson on April 23, 1961.      Gary drove log truck for Hamilton Brothers and then went […]

Sunday, April 19th, 2015

Steven Lewis, 62, of Sedro-Woolley, passed away suddenly at his home with his wife, Louise, at his side, on Sunday, April 19, 2015.  Steve was born on December 22, 1952 to Clair and Viola Lewis in Denver, Colorado.  Steven married Barbara Iiams on December 15, 1972 and was married for 31 years.  He later married […]

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

Donald Blanton Saunders, 76, a lifetime resident of Sedro Woolley and the Skagit Valley, passed away on the morning of April 14th 2015, from complications due to lung cancer. Don was born on the 2nd of October, 1938, to Lawrence and Mayme Saunders in Franklin, North Carolina. He was married to Sharon Sue Saunders on the 27th […]

Sunday, April 12th, 2015

Teri Mauricio Haavik departed Mt. Vernon, Washington for greener pastures on April 12, 2015. Born November 4, 1949 in Los Angeles, California, she spent the first 45 years of her life in Harbor City before finding her paradise in Sedro-Woolley, Washington.  Teri spent her entire life caring for others.  She saw her “Nona”, Aunt Mabel, […]

Monday, April 6th, 2015

  Gerald Francis Cartwright (Jerry), 84, of Sedro-Woolley, passed away peacefully at home on Monday April 6, 2015. He was born on February 22, 1931 to Donald and Mary Sloan in St. John, North Dakota. Jerry graduated from Lakota High School in Lakota, North Dakota in 1949. After high school he proudly served in the […]

Friday, April 3rd, 2015

Larry R. Adkins, 77 of Sedro Woolley, passed away April 3, 2015. Larry was born in Spalding, Nebraska, November 21, 1938 to Clyde and Verna Adkins. His family moved to Washington in 1940, eventually settling in Skagit County. First and foremost, he was a family man, teaching us what true unconditional love is. He loved […]

Friday, March 27th, 2015

Patrick Jay Lamphiear, age 75, a longtime resident of Anacortes, passed away March 27, 2015 at Birchview Memory Care in Sedro-Woolley. He was born January 15, 1940 in Anacortes, to Charles and Odette (Hutton) Lamphiear.  Patrick was a member of the Anacortes High School Band.  He joined the U. S. Navy after High School, spending […]

Friday, March 27th, 2015

     Dixon “Lee” Manke, Sr., 78, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away at his home surrounded by loving family Saturday, March 28, 2015 of pancreatic cancer.      Lee was born in Bellingham, WA on March 25, 1937, the son of Otto & Noreen (Bailey) Manke. During the 1940’s he traveled around the western states with […]

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

Ruth Irene McGhie, 94, a former longtime Sedro-Woolley and Anacortes resident, passed away on March 24, 2015 at the Home Place A.F.H. in Burlington. Ruth was born on October 22, 1920 in Tacoma, WA, the daughter of William & Anna (Hyde) Hartness. She was raised and attended school in Tacoma, graduating from high school with […]

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

Wilma Lorraine (Tietz) Hartze, age 80, passed away in Sedro-Woolley, WA on Tuesday, March 24 2015.  She was the oldest daughter of Regina (Hein) Tietz and Jacob Tietz, born on February 3, 1935, in Sidney, MT.    She was raised in the Sidney area where her family had a sugar beet farm.  When Wilma was 14 […]

Sunday, March 22nd, 2015

Doris Helen Babik passed away peacefully on March 22, 2015.  She was born February 1, 1917 in Renton, WA, to Mary and Edward Bassen. She is survived by her five children, Michael Babik, of Gilbert, AZ, Edward Babik, of Carlton, WA, MaryAnn Steeves, of Gilbert, AZ, Alice Murphy, of Sedro-Woolley, WA and Susan Patton, of […]

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

Elva Corena Byrd, 87, a longtime resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away Thursday, March 19, 2015. She was born on July 29, 1927, in Madison County, North Carolina the daughter of Hubert and Maude (Frisbee) Hagans. Elva loved quilting, gardening, canning, and making beautiful quilts. She was a selfless person who was always volunteering her time […]

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

Kenneth James “Kenny” Cagle, 57, a lifelong Lyman resident, passed away on March 19, 2015 at Skagit Valley Hospital in Mount Vernon. Kenny was born in Sedro-Woolley on August 9, 1957, the son of James & Mary Ellen (Conard) Cagle.  He was raised and attended grade school in Lyman and graduated from Sedro-Woolley High School […]

Saturday, March 14th, 2015

Michael Lynn Case of Marblemount, Washington passed away with his son by his side on Sunday evening March 8, 2015 at the Life Care Center in Sedro-Woolley. Mike was born in Sedro-Woolley, on June 23, 1960. Mike graduated from Concrete High School with the class of 1979. He had a passion for aviation and owned […]

Friday, March 13th, 2015

    Lila E. “Peggy” Rowland, 76, a lifelong Skagit County resident, passed away at her home in Birdsview surrounded by her family on Friday, March 13, 2015.     Peggy was born on January 28, 1939 in Mount Vernon, WA the daughter of Hubert & Dolly (Gay) Land.  She was raised and attended grade school in […]

Friday, March 13th, 2015

    David C. Kooistra, a longtime resident of Everett, passed away peacefully on Friday, March 13, 2015 at the age of 81. He was born in Yakima, WA to Cecil and Pauline Kooistra on August 9, 1933, the eldest of 3 children.     Dave moved to Everett at the age of 10 and soon after […]

Thursday, March 12th, 2015

William J. “Bill” Lyman, 86, a brief resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away at his home on Thursday, March 12, 2015. Bill was born on September 4, 1928 in Emmett, Idaho, the son of William & Lorna (Flaglar) Lyman.  When he was about 4 years of age he moved to Suquamish on the Kitsap Peninsula where […]

Tuesday, March 10th, 2015

Ruby Marie Sterley, 89, was born on January 29, 1926 and left this world for Heaven on March 10, 2015 at Skagit Valley Hospital, with her loving family at her side. On November 19, 1943 Ruby married the love of her life Ivan Neil Sterley, in Snohomish, Washington. Ruby became a nurse and loved her […]

Monday, March 9th, 2015

Ernest T. “Ernie” Tyree, 96 a longtime Sedro-Woolley resident, passed away on Monday, March 9, 2015. Ernie was born on December 8, 1918 in Lyman, WA the son of Roby & Hettie (Latham) Tyree. He was raised in the Hickson community near the Samish River and attended school in Burlington, graduating from Burlington High School […]

Sunday, March 8th, 2015

Zora Bullock, 81, a longtime Skagit Valley resident, passed away on March 8, 2015. She and her twin sister Ora B. were born on April 18, 1933 in Rutledge, TN to Bertha and Joseph (McDaniel) Bellisle, joining 5 other siblings. She grew up in Tennessee and she talked about how hard it was growing up […]

Sunday, March 8th, 2015

Dan “Danny” “Froney” Froneberger went home to be with his Lord and Savior on March 8, 2015. He was the only child born to Mary Martha and William Froneberger in Maryville, TN. Dan moved to Washington State when he was 16 years old to live with his grandparents, Raymond and Bertha “Granny” Rasar, whom he […]