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


Wednesday, March 17th, 2021

Stan Brawley, 73, of Burlington, went to be with the Lord Wednesday, March 17, 2021.  He was born September 11, 1947 to Zelma Jean Brawley, in Sedro-Woolley, WA.  The Brawley family originally came from Green Forrest, Arkansas before moving here to Lyman where Stan was born.  He was raised by his grandparents, Iva and Minta […]

Sunday, March 14th, 2021

Lelia ‘Ann’ Davis, 83, of Mt. Vernon, passed away at home surrounded by family on Sunday, March 14, 2021.  Ann was born on July 31, 1937 to Ray and Pearl Sherrill in Swede Heaven out of Darrington, Washington. Ann attended grade school in Hamilton, graduating from Sedro-Woolley High School in 1956. She was married to […]

Thursday, March 11th, 2021

Beverly Joan (Kelbach) Hagan, 82, of Sedro-Woolley, passed away March 9, 2021, from complications of Alzheimer’s disease.  Beverly was born June 27, 1938, to Walter and Addie Kelbach in Anacortes, Washington.  Beverly was married to Robert Hagan July 14, 1956. Beverly was a much beloved daughter, mother, grandmother, cousin and aunt.  She attended schools in […]

Tuesday, March 9th, 2021

Shirley Ann Grandy, age 83, passed away March 2, 2021 at home in Sedro-Woolley, Washington.  She was born April 26, 1937 in Deerfield, Ohio, to William and Annamae (Gulley) Lohr.  She worked as a cook for many years in the Sedro-Woolley School District. Shirley is survived by her husband, Donald Grandy. Shirley will be laid […]

Tuesday, March 9th, 2021

Mary Janacek, 65 of Sedro Woolley, sadly passed away on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 from Medical Complications.  Mary was born on July 27, 1955 to Lawrence and Irene Steffes in St. Cloud, Minnesota.  She was married to James Janacek since 1983.   She attended Technical Senior High School in 1974. Mary was a homemaker that was […]

Friday, March 5th, 2021

Douglas C. Lundgren, longtime resident of Samish Island, died March 3, 2021 at Skagit Valley Hospital of heart complications.  The son of Clarence W. and Ada Pearl Lundgren, Doug was born on February 16, 1937 in Aberdeen, WA. He attended school in Aberdeen, graduating from Weatherwax High School in 1955. He attended Grays Harbor College […]

Thursday, March 4th, 2021

Linda Ann Nilsen, age 71, passed away February 27, 2021 at home in Concrete, Washington.  She was born January 11, 1950 in Seattle, to Victor and Ethel (Johnson) Nilsen. Linda is survived by her children, Brian (Sherrhonda) Huggins, Georgia (Rob) Bailey, and Carly Huggins; grandchildren, Shontel, Tristin, Kaitlyn, Jackson and Jocalyn; great grandchildren, Taiden and […]

Saturday, February 27th, 2021

Geraldine DeMarco left this life to be with the Lord on February 27th.  She was born in Santa Monica, CA in 1934 and shortly after her sixteenth birthday married Louis DeMarco who passed away in 2020.  For seventy years, they had an amazing life together traveling all over the United States and to foreign countries […]

Friday, February 26th, 2021

Corby Dee Cook, of Sedro Woolley, passed away Friday, February 26, 2021, after sixty years of life lived on his own terms.  He spent many of those living in Nevada, working as a truck driver, a cowboy, and a gold miner. He married Roxane Thompson in 1989 and they spent twenty-nine years raising their family […]

Friday, February 26th, 2021

William “Howard” Handy, Sr., age 98, a lifelong Sedro-Woolley resident, passed away February 22, 2021, at home surrounded by his family.  He was born September 27, 1922 to William Lewis and Mabel May (Belles) Handy in Sedro-Woolley, Washington. Howard attended school in Rockport, Samish, Mcrae, and graduated from Union High School in Sedro-Woolley in 1941.  […]

Friday, February 26th, 2021

Lloyd Dean Cook went home to Heaven on 2/26/21. He was born on 10/7/34 in Bellingham, WA and was 86 years old. Lloyd worked hard as a boy and in a service station in high school so he could put himself through college and better his life. He was an honor roll student and was […]

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021

Delbert (Dell) A. West, 84, of Mount Vernon, WA, passed away February 23, 2021.  Dell was born October 19, 1936 in Seminole, OK to David and Rhoda (Barnes) West.  He attended High School in Shelton, WA, playing the coronet in the school band.  During his high school years, he met and dated Theresa “Sue” Shimek.  Post […]

Thursday, February 18th, 2021

Helen Pauline Crookshank was born on August 9, 1930 on a farm South of Dodge, North Dakota (Dunn County) to Harry and Ida (Becker) Halter. On September 19, 1949 she was united in marriage to John Crookshank in Golden Valley, ND and they farmed in Minnesota before moving to Marblemount in 1957. Helen worked for […]

Monday, February 15th, 2021

Milo Duane Dralle, beloved husband, father, brother, grandfather, and great-grandfather passed away peacefully at his home, after making his final round checking on his cattle. Milo, age 82 was born in Gayville, South Dakota, the 13th of 14 children, born to Clarence and Hulda Dralle.  In 1947 the family moved to Bellingham, Washington. In 1955 […]

Sunday, February 14th, 2021

Dianne Evon Robertson, age 70, a longtime Rockport resident, passed away February 14, 2021, at Life Care Center of Skagit Valley in Sedro-Woolley, Washington.  Dianne was born October 29, 1950 in Sedro-Woolley to Lawrence, Sr. and Wanda (Brown) Sopher.  Dianne and James Walter Robertson were married June 10, 1969 by Reverend Fred Dellinger, at the […]

Saturday, February 6th, 2021

It is with great sadness that the family of Diane Rae (Jerns) Koenig, 77, of Sedro- Woolley, announce her passing on Saturday, February 6, 2021 at her home.  The world has lost a tremendous lady. Diane was born on May 27, 1943, the daughter to Nina and Gunnar Jerns.  Born in Bellingham, most of her […]

Friday, February 5th, 2021

Elsie May Metcalf passed away at View Ridge Care Center in Everett, Washington on Thursday January 28, 2021.  Elsie was born on May 30, 1931 in Hoquiam, WA to Samuel Elias and Lisa Wilhelmina (Lexen) Kleiven.  She retired from the Bell Telephone Company.  Elsie was married to Stanley Metcalf in 1976 in Aberdeen, WA.  They […]

Friday, February 5th, 2021

Johnnie Allen Mayville, age 65, passed away Feb. 3, 2021 in, Burlington, Washington.  He was born March 18, 1955 in McMinnville, Oregon, to Johnnie and Nadine (Wright) Mayville. Johnnie is survived by sons, Denny Gaddis of Sedro-Woolley and Derek Adams of Sedro-Woolley; daughter, Shannon Vander Ark of Mount Vernon; three grandchildren, Colton, Canaan and Taylor; […]

Thursday, February 4th, 2021

Verna Jo Big Beaver Barcelo, 48, passed away on Monday, February 1, 2021 in Mount Vernon, WA. She was born on August 12, 1972 in Seattle, WA the daughter to Manuel Verzola and Barbara Williams. Verna was a very hard worker; her first job was working in the Tulip fields in Mount Vernon, then a […]

Sunday, January 24th, 2021

John Robert Slabodnik, 91, passed away in his sleep on January 24, 2021 at home in Sedro-Woolley, Washington. John was born in Ely, Minnesota as a second-generation Slovenian. He grew up with the nicknames of “Sonny” and “Slabs.” He graduated from Ely High School in 1947 and Ely Junior College (now Vermilion Community College) in […]

Monday, January 18th, 2021

Sherry Ann Smith, age 78, passed away January 4, 2021 at home in Sedro-Woolley, Washington.  She was born February 3, 1942 in Berkeley California, to Howard and Alma (Chattin) Lindbergh. Sherry spent her working life in helping professions. First, after earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish from UC Berkeley, as a Spanish teacher […]

Friday, January 15th, 2021

Catherine ‘Louise’ Bullard, 88 years old, born December 24, 1932, entered into final rest with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on the evening of January 6, 2021.  Louise was born in Pawnee, Oklahoma to Charles and Dovie Mynear, and was the fourth of seven children.  After living in Oklahoma during the Dust Bowl era, […]

Tuesday, January 12th, 2021

Gregory Allan Eriksen, 61, of Concrete Washington passed away on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at his home. He was born September 12, 1959 to George and Dorothy (Thompson) Eriksen in Toledo, Oregon. Greg was an avid reader of scientific material and particularly anything pertaining to Einstein.  He enjoyed carrying out his own experiments and inventions. […]

Monday, January 11th, 2021

Abraham “Abe” Vanderwal, 81, passed away on Monday, January 11, 2021 peacefully at his home.  He was born in the Netherlands on September 7, 1939, the son of Jan and Lipke Vanderwal. His family immigrated to Ontario, Canada, in 1953.  He then moved to Bellflower, California, in 1964, where he met Ann Andringa at his […]

Monday, January 11th, 2021

Dixie Ann Proctor, age 85, a life-long resident of Skagit Valley, Washington, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, January 11, 2021, surrounded by her family. Dixie, better known as, “Mom, Grandma Proctor and Grandma Dixie”, was born on August 2, 1935 in Burlington, Washington to Thomas and Emma Galbreath.  She graduated from Burlington-Edison High […]