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


Thursday, November 5th, 2015

Michael G. Tidrington, 69, a resident of Sedro-Woolley passed away on Wednesday, October 14, 2015. Mike was born on September 22, 1946 in Eureka, California the son of Ross “Hap” and Donnie (LaValley) Tidrington. When Mike was a baby his family lived in Bridgeport, CA in a logging community, then as a toddler he moved […]

Monday, November 2nd, 2015

Necia P. Rasmussen, 96, a longtime Skagit County resident, passed away on Monday, November 2, 2015 at the Where The Heart Is retirement community in Burlington. Necia was born on October 9, 1919 in Everett, WA, the daughter of Wilbur & Sylvia (Hurd) Button.   Her family resided in several locations around the state until settling […]

Tuesday, October 27th, 2015

Lyle C. McClure, 90, a longtime Skagit County resident, passed away on October 27, 2015 at United General Hospital in Sedro-Woolley. Lyle was born on March 21, 1925 in Highland Park, IL, the son of Charles & Ayleen (Fritsch) McClure. The family moved to Skagit County in 1930 settling in Sedro-Woolley, where Lyle was raised […]

Friday, October 23rd, 2015

James C. Adkerson (aka J.C., Jay, Jim, Okie), 86, passed away on Friday, October 23, 2015 at his home in Sedro-Woolley. J.C. was born on February 9, 1929, in Sayre, Oklahoma, the second child of Fred and Herma Adkerson.  He was married to Florence Welch in 1948 in Portland, Oregon.  They would have celebrated their […]

Tuesday, October 20th, 2015

Alexander J. Keifer, 25, passed away Thursday, October15, 2015, in Lynnwood.  He was loved and will be missed by his family and friends.  A Celebration of life will be held at 2:00pm, Saturday, October 24, 2015 at the Sedro-Woolley Eagles Club.  Memorial contributions may be made to the National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, NOFAS, […]

Tuesday, October 20th, 2015

Alishia Wyn Walker passed away peacefully in Everett, WA on Thursday, October 15, 2015 surrounded by her family. Alishia was born April 11, 1990 in Mount Vernon, WA. She graduated from Sedro-Woolley High School in 2008. By 5th grade she was an accomplished snowboarder. Alishia loved all kinds of music and was a huge Nikki […]

Friday, October 16th, 2015

Earlene F. Walley, 83, a longtime resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away on October 16, 2015 at Skagit Valley Hospital surrounded by her family. She was born on October 7, 1932 in Mason City, IA, the daughter of Earl & Elanora (Price) Hoops.  She made her home throughout the mid-west until moving to Tacoma in 1945; […]

Friday, October 9th, 2015

Donna Louise Sharples, 72, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 7, 2015 at 11:10pm in Bellingham, WA at Peace Health St. Joseph Hospital surrounded by her loving family.   She was born on June 1, 1943 in Walla Walla, WA the daughter of Evans and Freda Baxter.  Her family moved to Burlington, WA where she […]

Thursday, October 8th, 2015

William ‘Bill’ Bicknell, 62, of Day Creek passed away at his home unexpectedly in the early morning hours on Friday, October 2, 2015. Bill was born on May 23, 1953, in Dayton, Ohio. The son of Col. J.E. and Olivette (Killough) Bicknell, he and his brothers Robert and Timothy along with a sister Barbara grew […]

Sunday, October 4th, 2015

Christman A. ‘Art” Petersen, 83, a lifelong Sedro-Woolley resident, passed away at his home on Sunday, October 4, 2015, surrounded by his family. Art was born on June 7, 1932 in Seattle, WA the son of Alfred C. & Emma R. (Roberts) Petersen. He was raised on a dairy farm and he graduated from Sedro-Woolley […]

Saturday, October 3rd, 2015

Ella Clara Pleasant, 88, a resident of Mount Vernon, WA passed away on Saturday, October 3, 2015 at the Skagit Valley Hospital. She was born on September 5, 1927 in Celina, TN, the daughter of Bud Hunter and Lovie Ella (Murley) Harp.  The family moved to California and then to Melissa, TX, where she was […]

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

On Tuesday, September 29, 2015, Wilma Elizabeth Vance entered into her eternal life in Heaven at the glorious age of 90. She was born Wilma Elizabeth Johnson on April 30, 1925 in Newland, North Carolina to Joe and Frances Johnson and spent the first 18 years of her life in Avery County, N.C. In a […]

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

February 5, 1940 to September 22, 2015 Don passed away peacefully at home in Arlington surrounded by his loving family. He was 75 years old. Beloved son, brother, husband, father, uncle, godfather and friend too many.  Don was a man of unwavering faith, inclusive and respectful to all. He raised three grateful children who learned […]

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015

Delores Levine Kosanke Savage passed away on September 19, 2015, in Mount Vernon, WA, after a long illness. She was born in Ritzville, WA, on May 8, 1929, to Simon and Anna Fauser Kosanke. In 1949 she married Joseph Savage, and the couple had three children: Jeanette, Timothy, and Robert. She enjoyed homemaking, cooking, landscaping, […]

Saturday, September 19th, 2015

Richard V. ‘Dick’ Lemley, a lifelong resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away on Saturday, September 19, 2015 at his home at the age of 82 years.  He was born on August 13, 1933 in Sedro-Woolley the son of Harold V. and Ethel M. (Guddall) Lemley. Dick attended schools in Sedro-Woolley and graduated from Sedro-Woolley High School […]

Friday, September 18th, 2015

Bert Raymond “Ray” Bailey, 98, passed away on Wednesday, September 9 2015, at his home in Country Meadow Village, Sedro Woolley with his loving family by his side. He was born on July 17, 1917, in Atlantic, Iowa the son of Bert and Lola (Hamler) Bailey. As a teen, Ray and his family lived a […]

Thursday, September 17th, 2015

Walter (John) William Hess, Lieutenant U.S. Navy (Ret), 83, of Sedro Woolley, went home to be with his Lord on Thursday, September 17, 2015. Walt was born on January 8, 1932 to Benjamin Hess and Mildred (Lindsey) Hess in Canton Illinois. He was married to Jean Martin in July 1991.   Walt joined the Navy […]

Monday, September 14th, 2015

Joyce Ann Tomasino, 64, of Sedro-Woolley, passed away September 6, 2015. She was born August 24, 1951 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to James and Janet (Paull) Gerst. Joyce grew up in Pennsylvania, attended the Community College of Allegheny County, where she received her Associate Degree in Nursing. Joyce worked as a Nurse 20 years for South […]

Thursday, September 10th, 2015

Doris Dale Tilden Egbert, 85, of Bow, Washington went to be with the Lord on September 10, 2015.  She was born March 15, 1930 in San Francisco, California. Doris graduated from Piedmont High School in Piedmont California in 1947.  She was also a graduate of the University of Washington, where she was a member of […]

Wednesday, September 9th, 2015

Doreen Mae Gentry, 86, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away Saturday, September 5, 2015 at home. She was born May 30, 1929 to Aubrey and Maude (Warfield) Rogers in Day Creek, Washington. Doreen graduated from Sedro-Woolley High School in 1947. She worked at Montgomery Ward, early in her career. She married Elgie Gentry in 1966, […]

Wednesday, September 9th, 2015

Jerry Lee Harris, 63, of Mount Vernon, WA, passed away Thursday, September 3, 2015. He was born July 18, 1952 in Sedro-Woolley, WA to Daniel Lee Harris and Ardella (Calkins) Harris. Jerry filled his 63 years with love, laughter and service to others. He shared his numerous stories and corny jokes with everyone he met. […]

Friday, September 4th, 2015

Maria Luisa Carbajal Garcia Schulze “Momma to All,” 75, of Birdsview, Washington, was raised up on Eagle’s Wings.  With her family’s support through her courageous battle with a rare cancer, she lost her fight on Wednesday, September 2, 2015. Momma was born August 26, 1940 to Cresencio Romero and Maria Conception Carbajal Garcia in Cortijo, […]

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

David Michael Gensburg (Scambo), 49, of Mount Vernon, WA passed away from a cancer at his home on August 24, 2015. David worked as a carpenter, firefighter, and fisherman. He enjoyed numerous activities, such as riding motorcycles, fishing and hunting. He was a dedicated family man and will be remembered by numerous friends, all of […]

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

Arlene Frances Hudson, born July 20, 1936 in Clear Lake, Washington, passed away peacefully at Peace Health United General Medical Center on Friday, August 28, 2015 after a battle with Leukemia.  She was 79 years old. Most of Arlene’s young life was spent in Bremerton.  She married in 1955, and then moved to California to […]

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

Sylvia Holm, 83, of Sedro-Woolley, passed away at Life Care Center on the evening of August 9, 2015. She was born to Simon and Mamie (McKenzie) Miller on December 30, 1931 in Alpha, WA, the youngest of ten children.  In her late teens, she came to stay with her sister in Skagit County where she […]