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


Saturday, August 7th, 2021

Our Beloved Wanda Pressley is rejoicing to sing in the presence of her Lord.  The Upper Skagit Indian Elder, was the  last surviving child of Lottie Tom, passed at her home on August 7, 2021, surrounded by the love of her husband and family.  She was 86 years young. Wanda, known to many as “Nita,” […]

Friday, August 6th, 2021

Darrell Kearns, age 74, passed away at home August 6, 2021, with his wife by his side in Sedro-Woolley, Washington.  He was born November 17, 1946, in Boise, Idaho to Hugh and Helen (Heater) Kearns. He was raised in Eagle, ID.  Darrell was married to Donna, the love of his life for 52 years.  Together […]

Thursday, August 5th, 2021

Billy “Bill” Ray Jernigan, age 58, passed away July 16, 2021.  He was born January 31, 1963 in Burien, Washington to Hugh Lee and Joyce Ann (Barker) Jernigan. Bill followed in his parents’ footsteps and shared a passion for gardening; he went on to own and operated North End Lawn Care in Everett for over […]

Monday, August 2nd, 2021

Nora Ellen Schmidt passed away Monday, August 2, 2021, at home.  She was born on March 14, 1926, in Rockport, Washington, to Carl and Elizabeth (Bainter) McGee. She married Emanuel “Smitty” Schmidt on May 21, 1943, in Sedro-Woolley, WA.  While Emanuel was in the service, she worked as a Rosie the Riveter.  When World War […]

Thursday, July 29th, 2021

Robin Lawrence Feetham, age 71, passed away July 29, 2021, at United General Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Washington.  He was born April 12, 1950, in Seattle, WA, to Larry Cooper and Fay Eleanor (Cook) Feetham. Robin was a member at one time long ago with the Local Longshoremen Union, and the Local Musicians Union of Seattle. He […]

Sunday, July 25th, 2021

Bonnie Ruth Greene, age 97, passed away July 25, 2021, in Burlington, Washington.  She was born June 19, 1924, in Logan, Iowa to Albert and Ruth (Peterson) Ellerbeck.  Born in Iowa, Bonnie moved with her family to Washington as a teen and graduated from Anacortes High.  In 1946, she married Charles Byham and moved to […]

Saturday, July 24th, 2021

Arlecia “Jo” Moffet, age 86, a longtime resident of Sedro-Woolley, Washington, passed away Saturday, July 24, 2021, in Sedro-Woolley.  She was born July 13, 1935, in Sylva, North Carolina to James and Gertrude (Melton) Cope. Arlecia moved with her mom and dad from the Smokey Mountains in North Carolina to Hamilton, Washington in 1941. They […]

Thursday, July 22nd, 2021

Joseph Albert Hassler, 84, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday July 22, 2021 in Clearlake, Washington.  He was born on December 15, 1936 in Oak Harbor, Washington, the son of Joseph Hassler & Louisa Anna Johanna Jennerjohn.  Joseph was in the Army for two years before deciding to leave.  On May 5, […]

Wednesday, July 21st, 2021

Gerry Roberta Adams, age 91, of Sedro-Woolley, passed away July 21, 2021.  She was born May 25, 1930 in Sequim, Washington to Robert Philmore and Veda Geraldine (Stewart) Schryer. Gerry was married to Glen Adams on August 21, 1948, in Hamilton, WA.  She loved her flower gardens and her dog, Penny.  She was artistic with […]

Tuesday, July 20th, 2021

Brandon Joseph Gudde, 30, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, July 20, 2021 in Burlington, WA.  He was born on December 31, 1990 in Mount Vernon, WA the son of Don and Michelle (Rousseau) Gudde. He worked at Standberg construction company.  He was a hard worker always providing for his children.  Brandon was a dedicated father; […]

Wednesday, July 14th, 2021

Rosalind “Kay” Reed, age 70, of Burlington, Washington, passed away July 14, 2021.  She was born January 28,1951 in Franklin, North Carolina to Odell and Margie (Anderson) Guffie. Kay grew up upriver, she was a cheerleader for Sedro-Woolley High School and was homecoming queen in 1969.  She worked as a nurse for several years before […]

Wednesday, July 14th, 2021

Brian Stephen Hickox, The Man, The Myth, The Legend. Brian was born to Terry and Janet Hickox on October 17, 1991 in Burien, Washington and passed away unexpectedly on July 11, 2021. Brian was always the life of the party. He could charm the pants off of anyone with his humor, good looks and charismatic […]

Monday, July 12th, 2021

Margaret Ellen (Marshburn) Estes passed away peacefully in her sleep on July 12, 2021, at the age of 87, at Josephine Caring Community in Stanwood.  She was born in Orange, California to Douglas and Mary (Barnett) Marshburn.  She grew up in Southern California when the area was filled with orange orchards, the daughter of an […]

Monday, July 5th, 2021

Elizabeth “Betty” (Wetsch) Benton a beloved wife, mother, sister, aunt & friend to all passed away July 5, 2021, at the Hospice House in Spokane, Washington after a three-year battle with pancreatic cancer.  Betty was the fourth of five siblings and the only daughter.  She was born October 30, 1949, in New Salem, North Dakota […]

Monday, July 5th, 2021

Robert (Bob) L. VanDelinder has passed away after a lengthy illness. Bob attended Burlington-Edison High School where he excelled in sports, winning the state wrestling title his senior year.  After graduating in 1962, Bob spent 3 years in the Army, including service overseas, before returning to Skagit County where he attended Skagit Valley College.  He […]

Sunday, July 4th, 2021

Tony Lynn “TT” Trial, age 61, of Burlington, Washington passed away unexpectedly on July 4, 2021, at home.  He was born July 15, 1959, in Burlington, WA at the old hospital on Fairhaven Avenue.  Tony was raised in Sedro-Woolley and Burlington by Leland and Phyllis (Melton) Trial.  There he attended school and graduated from Burlington-Edison […]

Saturday, July 3rd, 2021

Joy Harris, 91, passed away peacefully in his sleep at home on July 3, 2021 after a courageous 20-month battle with cancer.  He was born February 9, 1930 to Leander and Della (Brawley) Harris near Chilton, Missouri. After moving to Washington in 1950, he met and married his wife Margaret (Derksen).  They raised two sons, […]

Tuesday, June 29th, 2021

Neil McIlrath, 95, of Sedro-Woolley, WA, passed away peacefully at home with family present on June 29, 2021. He was born on April 13, 1926, in Punkin Center, WA, to James and Ella McIlrath.  He attended Hamilton schools and enlisted in the US Coast Guard in 1943 serving until discharged in 1946. Neil and DeLora […]

Friday, June 25th, 2021

Patricia Ruth Trueman March 17, 1932 – June 25, 2021 Patricia Ruth Trueman, a beloved wife, mother, grandmother and friend, went to be with the Lord in the early hours of June 25, 2021 at 89 years old.  Patricia was born in Sedro-Woolley, Washington to Walter and Ruth Moritz on March 17, 1932. She married […]

Monday, June 21st, 2021

Mildred “Millie” Gerard Mom was born September 28, 1926 in Abbotsford, B.C., the second child of her Swedish parents, Harry and Vera Nilsson Olander.  The family moved to the United States when she was six months old.  Mom hitched a peaceful ride on a butterfly or hummingbird from her home of 67 years on June […]

Sunday, June 20th, 2021

Beverly June (Storrs) Lade, age 83, passed away June 20, 2021, in Sedro-Woolley, Washington.  She was born June 14, 1938, in Mount Vernon, WA to Milton and Etta (Ellis) Storrs. Bev is survived by her children, Robert (Paige) Durham, Jr., Daniel Durham, Karen Taylor, Jeffrey (Julie) Durham and Susan Methven; step children, Karen (John) Marshall, […]

Saturday, June 19th, 2021

Dolores Mary Simaz Snelson Dolores, 94 years old, was born on April 21, 1927, in Anacortes, Washington.  She was the eldest in her family followed by a brother, Albert and a sister, Darlene.  She grew up in Anacortes graduating in 1945. She met her future husband, William (Bill) Snelson in Anacortes.  They were married in […]

Saturday, June 19th, 2021

Sharon Rose Begay ‘Lahu’tsa’, age 30, passed away June 19, 2021, in Mount Vernon, Washington.  She was born July 2, 1990, in Sedro-Woolley, WA to Jerry and Janie (Williams) Begay. Sharon lived most of her life in Skagit county but also enjoyed visiting family in Arizona. Sharon loved spoiling her daughter and spending her spare […]

Tuesday, June 15th, 2021

Camille Lee Archuletta, age 65, of Concrete, Washington, passed away June 15, 2021.  She was born October 15, 1955, in Portland, Oregon to Verland and Shirley (Combs) Izatt. A retired Molalla police officer, Cam had a great sense of humor and was deeply involved in Chinook Club of America and its breed recovery of the […]

Monday, June 14th, 2021

Suzanne Elizabeth Chambers, 59, a lifelong resident of Skagit Valley, and tribal member of the Upper Skagit Tribe passed away on Monday, June 14, 2021 at Skagit Valley Hospital.  She was born on August 8, 1961 in Sedro-Woolley, WA, the daughter to Nicholas Denunzio, Sr. and Lucille Williams. Sue was a fisherwoman of the Upper […]