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


Monday, October 8th, 2018

Clarence C. ‘Pinky’ Cummings, 95, a longtime Skagit County resident, passed away on October 5, 2018 at Ashley Gardens in Mount Vernon, WA. Pinky was born on October 19, 1922 in Newcastle, Wyoming, the youngest of seven boys to Chris & Pearl (Elliott) Cummings. (His only sister died in infancy).  The family moved to Skagit […]

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018

Ronald E. Paul, 77, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away at his home on October 3, 2018 surrounded by his family. Ron was born on August 28, 1941 in San Bernardino, California the son of Horace & Aileen Paul.  He was raised and attained his education there. In 1963 Ron enlisted into the U.S. Air […]

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018

Dorothy Loulla Kirkendall, of Longview, WA, died in her sleep on Saturday September 1, 2018 from Alzheimer’s.  She just turned 97. She was born August 29, 1921 in Day Creek, WA to Elisha and Katie (Parrish) Morgan. She had five older brothers, Clifford, Herbert, Robert, Carl, and Ralph.  A sister Eunice was born in 1924. […]

Tuesday, September 18th, 2018

Grace Katherine Draper, 84, a lifelong Sedro-Woolley resident, passed away at Homeplace in Burlington on September 14, 2018. Grace was born in Sedro-Woolley on March 11, 1934, the daughter of Lindsay & Hannah (Suiter) Knuth.  She was raised and attained her education in Sedro-Woolley.  In 1949, she was united in marriage to James Draper in […]

Tuesday, September 18th, 2018

Donald Marvill Thorndike, age 77, passed away unexpectedly in his sleep on Tuesday September 18, 2018 at his home in Acme, WA. He was born May 11, 1941 in Brockton, MA to Herbert Cahoon Thorndike and Stella Marvill Thorndike. A new job for his father resulted in a move for the family from Masschusetts to […]

Monday, September 17th, 2018

On September 12, 2018, David Blaine ‘Deacon’ Bilbery, 75, of Marblemount, passed away peacefully at his daughter’s home with loved ones close by after a long battle of multiple medical issues.  He is once again reunited with his beloved wife of 51 years, Verene. Deacon was born in Seattle, Washington to Margaret and William Jack […]

Sunday, September 16th, 2018

Sarah Louise Randall, 57, of Burlington, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Sunday, September 16, 2018.  She was born December 23, 1960, in Lakewood, CA, the daughter of Joseph and Camille (Mottet) Beason. Sarah spent her younger years in Garden Grove, CA. She was the eldest of four siblings, and […]

Friday, September 14th, 2018

Donald Rowe Armstrong, 57, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed into eternal sleep on Saturday, September 8, 2018 in Seattle Washington, after a very long battle with Liver Disease. He was born on June 19, 1961 in Fredericksburg, Virginia, the son of John, Sr. and Nellie (Self) Armstrong. As a young man Don worked in shake […]

Wednesday, September 12th, 2018

JB Ensley, 77, a longtime resident of Sedro-Woolley, peacefully passed away on Sunday, September 9, 2018 at home surrounded by his loving family. JB was born on March 26, 1941 in Sylva, North Carolina; he was one of ten children of Luther & Mary Jane (Queen) Ensley. He was raised in Sylva until the mid-1940’s […]

Tuesday, September 11th, 2018

Helen Doris Dashel, age 96, passed into the arms of God on September 5, 2018.  She was born on August 7, 1922 in Aberdeen, SD, the daughter of John William and Jessie Fern (Fox) McDonald. As a farm girl in Barnard, SD, Doris lived through the Dust Bowl, survived tornadoes, read by kerosene lamps in […]

Monday, September 10th, 2018

June Dorcas (Black) Riggles, 96, of Sedro-Woolley, passed away peacefully at her home on Saturday, September 8, 2018. She was born at her parents’ home in Hamilton, WA on June 1, 1922. She was the youngest daughter of Pearley and Myrtle (Reuting) Black. She was raised and attended school in Burlington and Hamilton, graduating from […]

Monday, September 10th, 2018

Thomas A. Peterson, 79, of Sedro-Woolley, went to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Thursday, September 6, 2018.  He fought a courageous seven month battle with cancer.  He was born February 15, 1939 in Naches, Washington to Carl and Calla (Armstrong) Peterson. He served in the US Air Force four years, and […]

Monday, September 10th, 2018

Mary Lee Watts, 82, a resident of Sedro-Woolley passed away on Monday, September 10, 2018 of natural causes. Mary Lee was born on June 30, 1936 the daughter of Glen and Pearl Chambers in Hartford, Kansas. On February 22, 1957 she married Kyle Eugene Watts and they had 4 children. They spent winters in Arizona […]

Tuesday, September 4th, 2018

Joan Bricka died peacefully in her home at Country Meadow Village Friday August 31, 2018 at 11pm surrounded by her beautiful treasures and photos. She spent the day surrounded by her loving children, their spouses, two of her beloved grandsons and many dear friends while listening to the Requiem masses composed by Faure and Rutter.  […]

Saturday, August 25th, 2018

Barbara Ann Yelinek, age 81, of Concrete, passed away August 12, 2018.  She was born April 19, 1937 in Akron, Ohio to Henry and Sarah (Jones) Herr.  Barbara and Roger Yelinek were married June 25, 1960 in Penninsula, Ohio.  They settled in Concrete in 1976.  Barbara and her husband, Roger owned Cascade Supply in Concrete.  […]

Friday, August 24th, 2018

Gina Annette Farnham, age 62, of Sedro-Woolley, passed away Friday, August 24, 2018.  She was born July 31, 1956 in Clinton, Illinois to William and Coraleen (Blake) Devore. She worked as an Inspector for the Food and Drug Administration.  She was a hard worker, who took her job seriously and was responsible for the nationwide […]

Tuesday, August 14th, 2018

J. Stuart McCormack, 68, passed away on August 12, 2018 at Life Care Center in Mount Vernon. Stuart was born November 17, 1949 in Scarborough England. He is survived by his wife Karen, the love of his life; his children; step-children; grandchildren and extended family in England and here in Washington. Stuart had a great […]

Saturday, August 11th, 2018

Virginia Rose ‘Ginny’ Huston, 93, a former resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away on August 9, 2018 at Cascade Valley Hospital in Arlington. Ginny was born on November 6, 1924 in Jamestown, ND, the daughter of Frank & Irene (Boyle) Piechotta.  In 1928 the family moved to Gull Lake, Saskatchewan, Canada where they resided until 1941 […]

Saturday, August 11th, 2018

Blanche Marie Roberts, 76, of Sedro-Woolley, passed away August 2, 2018.  She was born September 28, 1941 in Ellensburg, Washington to David and Blanche (Phare) Owens.  Blanche married LeRoy Roberts on August 10, 1962 in Lake Stevens, WA.  She enjoyed spending time with her family and going to the casino. Blanche is survived by her […]

Wednesday, August 8th, 2018

Gladys I. Paulus, 94, of the Auburn, WA area passed away August 6, 2018 from a stroke. She was born on the family farm in Owanka, South Dakota on January 20, 1924, she married Ray A. Paulus on October 13, 1942 and they moved to Washington in early 1946. Gladys was very active in the […]

Monday, August 6th, 2018

Harriet Barbara (Faber) Lundquist, 94, passed away peacefully at home on August 6, 2018.  She was born March 25, 1924 in Oak Harbor, WA to Mike and Anna (Wibalda) Faber.  Harriet was the youngest of five children, joining older sister, Alice and older brothers, Irvin, Jake and Harold.  She attended Oak Harbor Grade School and […]

Monday, August 6th, 2018

Douglas Alan West, 67, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family and friends on Thursday, August 2, 2018. He was born on November 29, 1950 in Seattle, WA. Growing up in the Blue Ridge neighborhood in north Ballard, Doug enjoyed going to Crownhill School and Rich Whitman middle school. After attempts to […]

Monday, July 30th, 2018

Marion Holliday Garland, with love and peace in her heart, passed away quietly at her home at Country Meadows Village, Sedro-Woolley, Washington, in the early morning hours on Friday, July 27, 2018. Marion was born on July 17, 1927 to Hazel (Bennett) and Buddy Holliday in Seattle, Washington.   Marion and Earl Everett Garland were married […]

Monday, July 23rd, 2018

Robert Emmett ‘Bobby’ Keenan, 74, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away at his home on June 15, 2018. Bobby was born on September 21, 1943 in Everett, WA, the son of Donald & Alice Keenan.  He was raised and attained his education in Everett. In November 1962 he enlisted into the U.S. Army and proudly […]

Sunday, July 22nd, 2018

Donna Josephine (Krieger) Allen, 84, passed away on Sunday, July 22, 2018 at home with family by her side in Mount Vernon, Washington. She was born on October 30, 1933 in Burlington, WA to Henry and Josephine (Lewis) Krieger. Donna grew up in Mount Vernon attending school and graduating from Mount Vernon High School. Donna […]