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


Monday, November 13th, 2023

Lawrence Edward Kapoun , better known as Larry, passed away at home in Arlington, Washington November 13, 2023.  He was born August 18, 1946, in St. Paul, Minnesota, the first son of Frank and Cecilia Kapoun. After Larry graduated from White Bear Lake High School, he enlisted in the US Navy and proudly served aboard […]

Sunday, November 12th, 2023

Per “Atle” Bjordal, of Burlington, Washington, passed away on Sunday, November 12, 2023, of natural causes.  Atle was born on March 4, 1932, in Askim, Norway to Olaf and Gudrun Bjordal. Atle led a rich and fulfilling life, marked by his dedication to his career, his love for his wife Carol, and his passion for […]

Saturday, November 11th, 2023

Darlene Agnes (Snoozy) Mailliard, 88, of the Lyman-Hamilton area passed away at home on November 11, 2023.  Darlene was born May 30, 1935 in Bismarck, North Dakota to Maurice and Gesche Snoozy.  In 1936, the family relocated to NW Washington and settled in Monroe.  Darlene graduated from Monroe High School in 1953 and attended beauty […]

Saturday, November 4th, 2023

Corinne Ann Cartwright, 60, of Sedro-Woolley, WA passed away November 4, 2023.  She was born August 24, 1963, in Seattle to Eugene and Marie (Vanderhoven) Tabor. Corinne is survived by her high school sweetheart husband of 40 years, David; children, Tina, Angie, Dylan and Zach; sisters, Debbie Hagen, Denise Tabor and Jeanne Shearer; and her […]

Thursday, November 2nd, 2023

Gilmer Dean Hodgin, 76, of Sedro-Woolley passed away on Thursday, November 2, 2023, at the family home. Gil was born in Franklin, NC, on October 5,1947, to Bud and Dorothy Hodgin. At six years old, the family moved to Skagit Valley, where he attended and graduated from Sedro-Woolley High School. After graduating, he began his […]

Sunday, October 29th, 2023

Henry Dykstra, age 79, a longtime resident of the Skagit Valley passed away October 29, 2023, in Mount Vernon, Washington.  He was born November 15, 1943, in Winsum, Netherlands to K.D. and Jeanette (Veldman) Dykstra, during the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands. When he was seven, he emigrated to the United States with his family, […]

Friday, October 27th, 2023

Brian Leslie Ganske, age 69, a lifetime resident of Skagit Valley, passed away in Bellingham on October 27, 2023. He was born April 23, 1954 in Sedro-Woolley to Donald and Florence (Rutledge) Ganske. Brian started working at Snelson Companies, Inc. in 1969 washing vehicles. He continued to work at Snelson’s and retired in 2011 as […]

Thursday, October 26th, 2023

Rick Soren, 76 of Sedro Woolley got called home to be with Jesus on October 26th, 2023, with family by his side. He was born on July 4th, 1947 in Sedro Woolley Washington to his parents Ray Soren & Virginia Tesch. He attended church with his mom and siblings growing up and took his children […]

Sunday, October 15th, 2023

Gus F. Suryan, age 97, a longtime resident of Sedro-Woolley, Washington passed away Sunday, October 15, 2023 at PeaceHealth United General Hospital.  He was born September 22, 1926 in Anacortes, WA to Peter and Dominia Katheryn (Zorotovich) Suryan. In December of 1945, with enough credits to graduate early, Gus and 20 of his classmates at […]

Saturday, October 14th, 2023

Peter Voolich, age 68, passed away October 14, 2023, in St. Joseph’s Hospital, Bellingham, Washington surrounded by many of his friends and family.  Peter was born June 28, 1955, to Samuel and Donna (Bozanich) Voolich in Doctor’s Hospital, Seattle, WA.  On June 29, 2023, he was diagnosed with lung cancer, and metastasized into brain cancer, […]

Saturday, October 14th, 2023

Velva M. Prouty was born on December 8, 1930, in Selah, Washington.  She left us on October 14, 2023. She married Edwin Webb on December 11, 1948, at which time she was already working at the Northern State Hospital.  She worked there until right before they closed and went to work at United General and […]

Friday, October 13th, 2023

Joyce Elaine Chandler, age 82, of Sedro-Woolley, Washington passed away October 13, 2023.  She was born August 31, 1941, in Madison, Minnesota to Theodore and Helen (Chester) Laremore. Joyce’s family moved to Eugene, Oregon following World War Two.  She graduated from Willamette High School and later attended Oregon State University.  Joyce married Rod Chandler in […]

Thursday, October 12th, 2023

Wesley William Hubbard, age 93, of Sedro-Woolley, Washington entered into his Savior’s arms on October 12, 2023 in Mount Vernon, Washington. Wesley was born February 18, 1930, in Seattle, WA to William and Jeanette Hubbard.  Wesley was the oldest of three sons and five daughters and was raised in Poulsbo, WA, graduating from North Kitsap […]

Tuesday, October 10th, 2023

On the afternoon of October 10, 2023 James Raymond ‘JR’ Janda, 17, of Concrete, Washington died in a tragic car accident close to his home. He was born on March 22, 2006 at 12:35pm at Skagit Valley Hospital in Mount Vernon, Washington. He was the third son born in his family and  attended the Concrete […]

Monday, October 9th, 2023

Dolly “Babe” Wallen was a dedicated Daughter, Sister, Wife, Mother, Grandmother, and Great Grandmother.  She enjoyed taking care of her family and keeping up to date with the extended family through genealogy research.  She also enjoyed gardening, various arts and crafts projects, bird watching, and camping.  She is predeceased by her husband, Don Wallen, and […]

Sunday, October 8th, 2023

Robert ‘Bob’ Dean Hickman, a lifetime resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away on Sunday, October 8, 2023, at the age of 64. He was born on February 9, 1959 at Memorial Hospital in Sedro-Woolley, WA. He is the son of Paul and Alta (Coultas) Hickman. Bob’s childhood was spent at the family home on Township Street […]

Saturday, October 7th, 2023

Mary June Nieshe, 90, passed away peacefully in her home on October 7, 2023 in Marysville, WA with her loving family by her side.   She was born on June 23, 1933 in Arlington, WA, the daughter of  Mabel and Bert Hinds. She liked to sew, paint, and do crafts. She liked to hunt when she […]

Friday, October 6th, 2023

Tony Lee Smith, age 78, a longtime resident of Sedro-Woolley, Washington, passed away October 6, 2023.  He was born April 3, 1945 in Sedro-Woolley to Fred and Dorothy (Hodges) Smith. Tony loved working on the family farm, flying airplanes, keeping his home and vehicles immaculate. He was often called the “Rock Polisher” by his coworkers. […]

Thursday, September 28th, 2023

Cheryl Lynn Wiggins, 61, of Sedro-Woolley, passed away on Thursday, September 28, 2023 after a far too swift battle with esophageal cancer. Born on September 3, 1962 to Jim and Bonnie Haugo in Bellingham, Washington, Cheryl spent her life in the Pacific Northwest. She was married to Benjamin Wiggins on March 19, 1999. Cheryl graduated […]

Wednesday, September 27th, 2023

Sherry Lynn Bradshaw, age 59, of Lakewood, Washington, passed away September 27, 2023.  She was born June 16, 1964 in Seattle, WA. Sherry grew up in Anacortes, WA and later joined the Army.  She recently retired from the military after serving 26 years in the Army, which included three tours in Afghanistan and seven years […]

Saturday, September 23rd, 2023

Our father, Larry Annema, left this world on September 23, 2023, at the age of 68.  He was born on January 26, 1955, to John and Nell (Wolters) Annema, in Artesia, California. In 1963, Larry’s dad passed away.  Pete and Bonnie Wolters were instrumental in his childhood and throughout his life. Larry graduated from Lynden […]

Thursday, September 14th, 2023

Darla Jean Allen, 64, of Burlington, WA, passed away on September 14, 2023 in Everett, WA.  She was an amazing mother, sister, spouse, grandmother, and friend. Darla was the proud mother of 3 children, who she would say were her greatest accomplishments in life. She also earned a business degree from Skagit Valley College and […]

Tuesday, September 12th, 2023

Jimmie ‘Jim’ Leroy Brisbin, age 87, a longtime resident of Burlington, Washington, passed away following a brief stay at St. Joseph Hospital in Bellingham, September 12, 2023.  He was surrounded by his loving family.  He was born March 17, 1936, in Arlington, WA to Howard and Julia (Lien) Brisbin. Jim graduated from Arlington High School […]

Friday, September 8th, 2023

Nicholas Christofer Verner, 29, of Concrete, was taken too soon on Friday, September 8, 2023 in a tragic car accident. He was born May 5, 1994 in Mount Vernon, WA the son of Kirsten Henretty and Brian Verner. He was set to marry his love, Kassie (White) Verner, on Friday, September 22, 2023, a day […]

Friday, September 8th, 2023

Dorothy Louise (Wagner)  Rood   beloved wife of Ken, passed into the “presence” of Jesus to ‘continue’ her “NEW LIFE” with Him, at 4:47pm, on September 08, 2023. She was born at home in Sedro-Woolley to Frank and Nellie (Bryson) Wagner. During their 60 years of marriage, Dorothy was a pleasant, sweet lady, a home maker, […]