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


Wednesday, April 13th, 2016

Audrey Mae Waldrop, 85, a longtime Big Lake area resident, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, April 10, 2016 at Skagit Valley Hospital in Mount Vernon. Audrey was born on November 4, 1930 in Roby, Missouri, the daughter of J. Warner & Maude (Jackson) Hill. She was raised in both Missouri and Peshastin, Washington until the […]

Monday, April 11th, 2016

Mike was born in the old Rowley Hospital in Mount Vernon on Father’s Day, June 16, 1957. He passed away at his home at Big Lake on a beautiful day with his family and friends present. He was 55 years of age. Mike worked at several local saw mills. He also worked part-time at Morgan […]

Monday, April 4th, 2016

Howard H. Jones, 72, a resident of Burlington, passed away on Tuesday, March 30, 2016 at Skagit Valley Hospital in Mount Vernon. Howard was born on May 30, 1943 in Coupeville, one of ten children of Ernest & Fern Jones. He was raised and attended school in Coupeville, graduating from Coupeville High School with the […]

Friday, April 1st, 2016

Robert “Bob” Jackson, 70, of Sedro-Woolley, passed away at home March 31, 2016. Bob was born September 2, 1945 in Illinois. As a youngster, he was adopted by Leslie and Alice Jackson of Castleford, ID. Once adopted, Bob settled into the good life of a farm boy living in rural Idaho. After high school graduation, […]

Thursday, March 31st, 2016

Karl Harold Studebaker, age 97, of Bellingham, WA, went to be with his Lord and Savior on March 28, 2016. Karl was born November 12, 1918, in Colville, WA to Harold and Minnie (Culp) Studebaker. He grew up in Skagit County. After graduating from Sedro-Woolley High School in 1936, Karl worked with his father as […]

Thursday, March 31st, 2016

Hazel Lescille Christianson Baker Mast, 87, passed away peacefully, March 28, 2016, with her family by her side. She was born April 26, 1928, in Bellingham, Washington, to Elizabeth Beatrice and Harry Leslie Christianson. Hazel moved to the Sterling district of Sedro-Woolley as a young child. She attended Sterling Grade School and Sedro-Woolley High School, […]

Monday, March 28th, 2016

Ronald (Ron) D. Queen passed away peacefully with his family at his side. Ron was a lifelong resident of Sedro-Woolley where he was born shortly after his parents, Grady and Gladys Queen, moved from North Carolina. Ron graduated from Sedro-Woolley High School in 1956 and later from Skagit Valley Community College where he also played […]

Saturday, March 26th, 2016

James Louis Doan “Louie,” of Sedro-Woolley, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by family on Saturday March 26, 2016 at the age of 97. Louie was born to Charles and Nancy Mae Doan in Republic, Michigan on October 19,1918, joining five other siblings at home at the Sunnyside Hotel, which his parents owned and […]

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

Blain C. Mahala, 51, a Rockport community resident, passed away on Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at United General Hospital in Sedro-Woolley. Blain was born on January 14, 1965 in Mount Vernon, Washington, the son of Blain D. & Valerie (Meins) Mahala. He was raised and attended school in Burlington On November 26, 1987 he was […]

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016

  Larry Richard Spurling of Sedro-Woolley, WA passed away peacefully, surrounded by loved ones on March 19, 2016. He was 74 years of age. Larry was the second son of Ernie and Marie Spurling and was born at Memorial Hospital in Sedro-Woolley on August 9, 1941. Larry attended Central Elementary and as a child was […]

Monday, March 21st, 2016

Harriette Frances Beatrice (Larsen) Frank died on Saturday, March 19, 2016, held tenderly by her sons, and surrounded by her loving family.  She was born on August 20, 1916, near Concrete, Washington.  She was the granddaughter of Peter and Kristina Larsen, part of the early Skagit pioneers and homesteaders, and the daughter of Marius and […]

Friday, March 18th, 2016

Patricia R. “Tish” Campbell, 75, a Mount Vernon area resident, passed away on March 18, 2016 at the Life Care Center in Sedro-Woolley. Tish was born on November 4, 1940 in Washington, D.C., the daughter of Eugene & Esther Kraft.   She was raised and attended school in Arlington, Virginia. After graduating from high school she […]

Thursday, March 17th, 2016

Arnold E. “Gabby” Hooper, 83 of Orofino, ID passed peacefully through the gates of heaven after a brief but courageous battle with cancer on March 12, 2016 at his home surrounded by his family. Arnold Hooper was born to Bazel and Gracie (Cook) Hooper on March 7, 1933 in Caney Fork, N.C. where he was […]

Thursday, March 17th, 2016

Bryce G. Cook, 75, a resident of the Big Lake community, passed away on Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at Skagit Valley Hospital in Mount Vernon. Bryce was born in Bellingham on March 29, 1940, the son of Isaac & Thelma (Wood) Cook.  He was raised in Bow where he attended Edison Elementary and Burlington-Edison High […]

Tuesday, March 15th, 2016

Jeanette C. Carnes, 81, a resident of the Alger community, passed away on March 9, 2016 at St. Joseph Hospital in Bellingham. She was born on December 31, 1934 in Geddes, South Dakota, the daughter of Jacob & Thurma (Lancrain) Stotz.  She was the eldest of 10 children. She was raised and attended school in […]

Tuesday, March 15th, 2016

Karl W. “Rusty” Tholstrup, 67, of Sedro-Woolley, passed away at Skagit Valley Hospital on Sunday, February 28, 2016, due to pancreatic and liver cancer. Karl was born on November 3, 1948 in Sedro-Woolley, the son of Ralph and Della (Jones) Tholstrup. He was raised and attended school in Sedro-Woolley. In November 1965, on his 17th […]

Thursday, March 10th, 2016

Michael Wayne Johnson, “Mick”, passed away on March 7th, 2016, after a long battle with Acute Myeloid Leukemia.  He was 74 years old.  He passed away peacefully at Evergreen Hospital in Kirkland, Washington. Mike was born on May 4th, 1941 in Forks, Washington.  He grew up in Clear Lake, Washington, where he had many fond […]

Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

Hazel Marie Sage (Blackburn) went to be with her lord and savior the morning of Monday, March 7, 2016 at Life Care Center in Sedro Woolley.  She went on to join her loved ones that had gone on before, her parents, Clifton and Jennie Blackburn, her sisters, Nola Davis and Emma Beam, her Brothers,  Bill […]

Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

LeRoy Adrian Morton, beloved father, grandfather, great-grandfather and great great-grandfather, 89 passed away on Friday, March 4, 2016 in Skagit County, Washington.   LeRoy was born on March 26, 1926 in Boone, Colorado, the son of Adrian and Elsie Morton.  He was raised in Boone and attended school in Pueblo, Colorado where he graduated from […]

Tuesday, March 8th, 2016

Candler James Mathis, Sr, age 85, of Sedro-Woolley, passed away Thursday, March 3, 2016 at United General Hospital in Sedro-Woolley. Candler was born January 7, 1931 to Johnnie and Gurtie Mathis in Jackson County, North Carolina.  He served in the U. S. Army, and was a logger for more than 40 years, many of those […]

Sunday, February 28th, 2016

Joel B. Melom, 43, a resident of Concrete, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Sunday, February 28, 2016. Joel was born on August 6, 1972 in Mount Vernon, WA, the son of Kelvey & Linda Melom.  He was raised and attended grade school in California until returning to the Skagit Valley, residing in Mount […]

Sunday, February 28th, 2016

Charles A. ‘Chuck’ Young, 89, a longtime Sedro-Woolley resident, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, February 28, 2016 at Skagit Valley Hospital in Mount Vernon. Chuck was born on August 25, 1926 in Call, Texas the son of William & Cordelia (Page) Young. He was raised and attended school in Pollock, Louisiana. In June of 1945 […]

Friday, February 26th, 2016

Esther Mabel (Good) Richmyer, of Birdsview, passed away on Friday, February 26, 2016. She was 94. Esther was born the youngest of seven children to Arthur and Mabel (Warfield) Good, in the Day Creek area of Skagit County. She was united in marriage with (Wilfred) Vernon Richmyer on June 28, 1936, and they spent a […]

Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

George M. Nemo, passed away on February 19, 2016 at the age of 90.  George was born in Sedro-Woolley, Washington, to Albert and Mary Nemo.  He was raised and schooled in Sedro-Woolley. George enlisted in the United States Army in 1943.  He was stationed on the Big Island of Hawaii.  Upon returning to the mainland, […]

Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

Bette Joanne Lovaas passed away peacefully on February 18, 2016 at Panorama in Lacey, Washington. She was born in Bottineau, North Dakota on March 26, 1937 to Alfred and Alta Erdman. She was the oldest of four children, one brother and two sisters.  Her father worked in U.S. Naval Shipyards so the family first lived […]