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


Monday, February 19th, 2018

Kenneth George “Ken” Sorestad passed away on Valentine’s Day, February 14, 2018 at PeaceHealth United General Hospital in Sedro-Woolley, at the age of 89. Ken was surrounded by his loving family. He was laughing, happy and as sharp as a tack until just days before his death. Ken was truly the most positive and optimistic […]

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

Camryn Sue Helgeson, age 11, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at Children’s Hospital in Seattle surrounded by her loving family. Camryn was born on July 1, 2006 in Mount Vernon, the daughter of Rodney & Erica Helgeson. Camryn was known for her sweet spirit and big smile. She loved foot rubs and […]

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

John N. Hocking, 71, a longtime Mount Vernon resident, passed away at his home on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 after a battle with cancer. John was born in Bremerton, WA on January 3, 1947, the son of Norman and Dorothy (Hogan) Hocking. The family later moved to Bellingham, where John was raised. He attended Shuksan […]

Saturday, February 10th, 2018

Jason Lyle Wicker, 34, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 in Bellingham, WA due to complications of the Flu and Pneumonia. He was surrounded by his family members and close friends, who are finding comfort in knowing he is with his father, Dale Wicker. He graduated from Sedro-Woolley High […]

Sunday, January 28th, 2018

Earl D. Orr, 80, a resident of Ravensdale, WA and former longtime Skagit County resident, passed away on January 28, 2018 at Tacoma General Hospital. Earl was born on November 1, 1937 in Proctor, MT, the son of Frank & Edith (Hansen) Orr. The family shortly thereafter moved to Concrete where Earl was raised and […]

Wednesday, January 24th, 2018

Dolly L. Tompkins, 82, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away surrounded by her family on January 24, 2018 at United General Hospital in Sedro-Woolley. Dolly was born on June 4, 1935 in Hinsdale, MT, the daughter of Thomas & Leola (Richter) Hentz. She was raised in Great Falls, MT until the family moved to the […]

Wednesday, January 24th, 2018

Lorraine Thelma Ferris was born to Thelma Alma (Weaver) Johnson and Elton Randall Johnson, in Klamath Falls, Oregon on April 5, 1927 That family, along with an older brother, Lloyd E. Johnson, lived on a small fruit farm where they raised turkeys. Elton, who was quite a fisherman, also built several apartment buildings in town. […]

Wednesday, January 24th, 2018

Franklin ‘Frank’ W. Holmes, 91, passed away on January 24, 2018 at home with his wife and family beside him. He was born June 10, 1926 in Rapid City, South Dakota to Arthur and Charlotte (Persons) Holmes. Frank grew up in Planes, Montana. He enjoyed and participated in the high school football team. He left […]

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

Janis would like to let you know that her work here is done. “What a wonderful life! I’ve enjoyed the warmth of a terrific family, the love and companionship of my husband Ray, and the satisfaction of gaining children, grandchildren, and great friends along the way. I did everything I ever wanted to do and […]

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

Brunhilde Ida Neff (Oma) peacefully passed away on January 16, 2018, in Everett, Washington with her loving family by her side. She was born October 9, 1932, in Goldach, Switzerland to Anton and Ida Buschor. Family was important to Oma from the start, she loved the country that she came from and visited frequently. After […]

Monday, January 15th, 2018

Bruce Fred Rothenbuhler, 96, of Mt. Vernon, passed away on Thursday, January 11, 2018. Bruce was born March 1, 1921 in Saxon, WA to Walter and Pearl (Gorrie) Rothenbuhler. Bruce married Gertrude (Gertie) Noice in 1939 who unfortunately passed away February 1977. In September 1977, Bruce married Jean Galbraith at the Little Brown Chapel in […]

Friday, January 12th, 2018

Paul James Wagner, 92, a longtime Skagit County resident, passed away on Friday, January 12, 2018 in Lynden, WA. Paul was born on April 1, 1925 in Reedsburg, WI, the son of Frank & Ruth (Kelley) Wagner. He was raised and attained his education in Reedsburg. In 1944 Paul was united in marriage to Dorothy […]

Tuesday, January 9th, 2018

Debbie Rakke, 56, a resident of Clear Lake, passed away on Monday, January 8, 2018 at Skagit Valley Hospital from a courageous battle of Stage 4 Colon Cancer. Debbie was born in July of 1961 to Nancy Brown and Burgess Rakke in Germany. The oldest of four daughters, Debbie was the “caretaker” of the family […]

Friday, January 5th, 2018

Terry ‘Allen’ Anderson, 54, a resident of Concrete, WA passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at his home. He was born on December 17, 1963 in Torrance, California the son of Floyd and Virginia Anderson. Terry we all called him Allen, got a rough start in life, he was born premature at barely […]

Friday, January 5th, 2018

In her 89th year, Hermine Moeller, a long-time Burlington resident passed away on Sunday, December 31, 2017. Hermine was born on October 28, 1928 in Simbach, Germany. Hermine married Dennis Moeller and moved to the United States in 1958. For many years Hermine worked in Dietary Services as Cafeteria Manager at Skagit Valley Hospital. She […]

Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018

Anthony (Tony) Pulice, 62, a longtime resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away January 3, 2018 due to illness. He was comforted by lifelong friends at his side. After a long journey with a chronic illness, he’s finally at peace and reunited with all of those whom have already passed on. Tony was born April 3, 1955, […]

Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018

Cindy Rose (George) Anthony, 61, passed away unexpectedly, on December 28, 2017, in Everett, Washington, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on August 25, 1956. She was educated in the Concrete School District, and graduated from Concrete High School. Cindy worked at Aviation Tech Services in Everett for 28 years, and was planning […]

Saturday, December 30th, 2017

Lloyd Darrel Hooper passed peacefully from this earth into the loving arms of Jesus on December 21, 2017, surrounded by his family, at Skagit Valley Hospital in Mount Vernon, Washington. Lloyd was born on October 6 1931, to James Washington Hooper and Vashti (Harper) Hooper at the family home in Marblemount, Washington. Lloyd attended the […]

Saturday, December 30th, 2017

Bernard J. ‘Bud’ Allen, 82, a resident of Mount Vernon, passed away on Monday, December 25, 2017 at Skagit Valley Hospital. Bud was born on November 13, 1935 on a farm near Cokedale, WA, the son of Bryan & Rea (Simpson) Allen. He was raised and attended school in Lyman and Sedro-Woolley. In 1953 Bud […]

Wednesday, December 27th, 2017

Michael Ray Cornelison, 68, passed away December 25, 2017 in Bellingham following a brief illness. Mike was born September 11, 1949 in Baxter Springs Kansas to Ralph and Imogene Cornelison. When he was a young child, the family moved to Burlington, Washington where they spent many years. Mike, known as “Corne” to many of his […]

Tuesday, December 26th, 2017

James Leroy Evans, age 77, a longtime resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away Tuesday, December 26, 2017 at Skagit Valley Hospital in Mount Vernon. He was born April 14, 1940 to Howard and Loretta (Cope) Evans in Sedro-Woolley. Dad enjoyed spending time outdoors, logging and hunting with Dan Tovrea. He was active in IBEW local 191 […]

Friday, December 22nd, 2017

Nena Rosalie Ortiz, 49 a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away on Monday, December 18, 2017 in a car accident in Burlington, WA. She was born on June 27, 1968 to Mariano S. Ortiz, Sr. and Patricia Dela Cruz in Sedro-Woolley, WA. Nena spent most of her life as a homemaker. She enjoyed drawing and finding […]

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

Our “Mister Wonderful” Robert ‘Bob’ Ryan passed away on December 13, 2017. He was born September 6, 1937 in Omaha, Nebraska. At the age of 18, he joined the Army. He had two tours in Germany and one in North Korea. Bob took up sport parachute jumping while in the Army and had over 500 […]

Thursday, December 7th, 2017

Douglas Lee Buchanan, 61, a resident of Birdsview, WA, passed away on Monday, December 4, 2017, following a brief illness. Doug was born on October 29, 1956 in Sedro Woolley, the son of Lawrence “Toby” & Ruth (Harris) Buchanan. He was born and raised in Sedro Woolley, WA, graduating from Sedro Woolley High School with […]

Monday, December 4th, 2017

Agnes G. Harrison, 91, a longtime Sedro-Woolley resident, passed away at her home surrounded by her family on Saturday, December 2, 2017. Agnes was born on June 26, 1926 in Isabel, SD, the daughter of Michael & Paulina (Preszler) Stotz. In the early 1940’s the family settled in Burlington and Agnes graduated Salutatorian from B-EHS […]