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


Thursday, September 12th, 2019

Clayton George “Pete” Erickson, 91, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Monday, September 9, 2019 at his home in Sedro-Woolley, WA. He was born November 26, 1927 in Dentaybow Township, Minnesota (outskirt of International Falls, MN) the son of Charles and Margaret (Murphy) Erickson.  He was the brother of nine siblings, including Eugene, Claire, […]

Tuesday, September 10th, 2019

Sten Thomas Berg, Sr., 92, a longtime resident of the Skagit Valley community, passed away on Thursday, September 5, 2019 at the Life Care Center in Mount Vernon following a courageous battle with pulmonary hypertension. Sten was born on January 4, 1927 in Watford City, North Dakota, the son of Kristofer and Molly Berg. He […]

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019

George ‘German George’ Kostuch, age 73, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away Tuesday, September 3, 2019 peacefully at home. He was born on January 14, 1946 in Germany.  He immigrated to and lived in Milwaukee, Wisconsin until moving to Sedro-Woolley seven years ago.  He worked as a truck driver and was an excellent woodworker and […]

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019

Brandon Arik Hendrix Danielson, 27, of Sedro-Woolley, passed away on Tuesday, September 3, 2019.  Brandon was born in Norfolk, Virginia on April 3, 1992 to Don Danielson and Erika Hendrix Danielson.  He was married to Elizabeth Lubanski on November 16, 2016. Brandon graduated from State Street High school.  His hobbies included tattooing, graphic design, bonfires […]

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019

Robert ‘Bob’ C. Noury, 63, a longtime Sedro-Woolley resident, passed away at his son’s home, surrounded by his loving family on September 3, 2019. He was born in Adak, Alaska on June 6, 1956, to Roland and Donna (Hardwick) Noury.  The family resided in several states and overseas, as Mr. Noury was in the Navy.  […]

Saturday, August 31st, 2019

Homer Self, 93, a longtime Skagit Valley resident, passed away on August 31, 2019. Homer was born on April 1, 1926 in Del Rio, Tennessee, one of nine children of Wm. Hilliard and Lillie Mae (Presnell) Self. He was raised and attained his education in Del Rio.  In 1944 Homer was inducted into the U.S. […]

Friday, August 30th, 2019

Ellis H. Buchanan, 87, a lifetime Clear Lake community resident, passed away on August 30, 2019. Ellis was born in Mount Vernon, WA. on February 13, 1932 to parents Henry and Martha (Schultz) Buchanan. He joined an older sister, Kathryn, and brother, Mark at the family home in Clear Lake. Ellis was a young teen […]

Friday, August 30th, 2019

Gladys M. Martin, 81, a longtime Rockport community resident, passed away at her home on Friday, August 30, 2019. She was born on September 3, 1937 to John & Alma (Jorstad) Ekern in Rice Lake Wisconsin, making her home in Cameron, WI where she was raised on the family farm.  She attended school in Cameron, […]

Thursday, August 29th, 2019

Theresa Margaret Brewer, 87, a longtime resident of the Concrete community, passed away on Thursday, August 29, 2019. Theresa was born on December 8, 1931 in Montezuma, North Carolina, the daughter of Cecil & Maggie (Wheeler) Farthing.  She was raised and attended school in the Pineola and Crossnore communities. In 1949 Theresa was united in […]

Thursday, August 29th, 2019

Robert A. Burnett, Jr., 86, a resident of Mount Vernon, passed away on August 29, 2019 at Skagit Valley Hospital in Mount Vernon. Bob was born in East St. Louis, Illinois on October 11, 1932 the son of Bertha and Robert A. Burnett, Sr.    Bob was raised and attained his education in E. St. Louis. […]

Monday, August 26th, 2019

Walter F. ‘Dutch’ Mueller, 86, a resident of Mount Vernon, entered into the arms of Jesus on August 26, 2019.  He will be greatly missed. Dutch was born in Bellingham, WA on September 25, 1932 the son of Walter & Thelma (Bogle) Mueller.    He was raised and attained his education in Bellingham. In 1952 he […]

Sunday, August 25th, 2019

Floyd ‘Ernie’ Adams, 77, a longtime Sedro-Woolley resident, passed away in Seattle on August 25, 2019. Ernie was born in Bellingham on November 27, 1941, one of seven children of Floyd & Betty Adams.  He was raised in Bellingham and attended school at Harmony Grade School until the mid-1950’s when the family moved to Day […]

Thursday, August 22nd, 2019

Walter Junior Harrison, 90, eldest son of Walter Edward and Vera Harrison passed away August 22, 2019.  Walt was born on August 7, 1929 in Searcy, Arkansas.  He was to be a Jr., named after his father but a mix up on the Birth Certificate listed his name as Walter Junior Harrison.  Four siblings were […]

Monday, August 19th, 2019

On August 19, 2019, Randy “Grizz” Adams died at home unexpectedly.  Born February 19, 1959 in Mount Vernon, WA to Richard “Shorty” and Ethel Adams, he joined two brothers and a sister. Randy grew up in Burlington, attended West View and Allen Elementary schools, and graduated from Burlington-Edison High School with the Class of 1977. […]

Sunday, August 18th, 2019

June Delores Holmes, 91, a longtime Sedro-Woolley resident, passed away on Sunday, August 18, 2019 at Where The Heart Is in Burlington. June was born in Minnewaukan, North Dakota on June 17, 1928, the daughter of Mason & Eva (Aldridge) Perry.  June’s father farmed in North Dakota and Minnesota and the family moved by covered […]

Thursday, August 8th, 2019

Bobbie Sue Gallagher, 81, a longtime Sedro-Woolley resident, passed away at her home on Thursday, August, 8, 2019. Bobbie was born on August 21, 1937, in Jackson County, North Carolina, the daughter of Elbert & Edith (Messer) Watson.   She was raised in North Carolina until 1950 when the family settled in Lyman where she was […]

Thursday, August 8th, 2019

  Mitchell D. Blair, 80, a longtime member of the Bow community, passed away on Thursday August 8, 2019. Mitch was born on March 8, 1939 in Sedro-Woolley, the son of Denzil & Jane (Visser) Blair.  He was raised and attended school in Sedro-Woolley, graduating from S-WHS with the class of 1957. Mitch then enlisted […]

Tuesday, August 6th, 2019

  Darlene Phyllis Sam, Sr., 77, an Upper Skagit Tribe member, passed away at her home on in Sedro-Woolley surrounded by her family on August 6, 2019. She was born on April 3, 1942 in Tulalip, Washington, the daughter of Donald & Katherine (Phare) Damien, Sr.  She was raised and attended school at the Swinomish […]

Monday, July 29th, 2019

Jerry Lee Spaulding, 47, passed away peacefully at his home in Sedro-Woolley surrounded by his loving family and friends on Monday, July 29, 2019. He was born in Aurora, Colorado on January 27, 1972 the son of Jerry Spaulding and Carol (Burkhardt) Porter. Jerry loved everyone, not having anything bad to say about anyone which […]

Monday, July 29th, 2019

Forrest Bradley Shoemaker, age 66, a Burlington resident, passed away July 28, 2019.  He was born September 4, 1952 in Kansas. Forrest was a very independent person who loved camping, hiking, mountain climbing, generally being outdoors.  Therefore, he was blessed to work for the US Forest Service doing boundary surveys for about 40 years.  He […]

Saturday, July 20th, 2019

Mona Louise (Christoferson) Kummerle, 80, a native Everett resident, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family Saturday, July 20, 2019. She was born October 31, 1938 at Providence Hospital in Everett, WA, the second of Elmer and Wilma “Billie” Christoferson’s four daughters. Mona grew up in Everett, spending her childhood summers in Mission Beach. […]

Wednesday, July 10th, 2019

Mike Mahaffie, 73, a longtime resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away peacefully July 10, 2019.  He was born August 20, 1945. Mike is survived by his wife of 27 years, Lin Tan/ Esther Mahaffie; son, Matthew; several grandchildren; his ratty cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, Bob and Jan Mahaffie; sister, Margo Mahaffie-Potampa. […]

Tuesday, July 9th, 2019

Donald Earl Rayfield, 83, a longtime Clear Lake resident, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 9, 2019. Donnie was born on September 25, 1935, the son of Virgil and Lona (Good) Rayfield in Clear Lake, WA.  He was united in marriage to his high school sweetheart, Christine Johnson on October 6, 1954 and together they […]

Thursday, July 4th, 2019

Marcus Phillip Hernandez (also known endearingly as ‘Chief No-Toe’), age 50, a longtime resident of Sedro-Woolley and member of the Upper Skagit Indian Tribe, passed away July 4, 2019 in Thurston County. He was born April 7, 1969 to Jesse and Linnette (Moses) Hernandez in Renton, Washington. Aside from being an avid fisherman and softball player, […]

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019

David Michael Salfer, 40, passed away unexpectedly on July 3, 2019.  Born on February 10, 1979 in Redwood Falls Minnesota to Delbert and Sharon Salfer, Dave was the youngest of five children, including his twin sister Dawn Lee (Salfer). He graduated from West Valley High School in 1997 and moved to Mount Vernon, Washington in […]