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


Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

Doris E. Schmitt, 98, a longtime Shelter Bay community resident, passed away on July 25, 2017 at The Bridge in Mount Vernon. Doris worked in the banking industry for many years.  She is survived by her son, Robert Schmitt and wife Laura of Houston, TX and two grandsons. She was preceded in death by her […]

Monday, July 17th, 2017

Alberta Dorothy Richardson passed away July 12, 2017, at Park Rose Care Facility in Tacoma, Washington at age 95. She was born September 13, 1921, in Kinsella, Alberta, Canada while on a trip to see relatives. She moved with her parents when she was 1 1/2 years old to Day Creek, Washington. She attended a […]

Monday, July 17th, 2017

William Lee Pollack, age 82, of Concrete, passed away Saturday, July 8, 2017.  Lee was born August 2, 1934 to Robert and Laura (Lee) Pollack in Seattle, Washington. Lee was employed as a telephone equipment technician, beginning in 1968 until his retirement in 1995 from GTE.  He enjoyed hiking, hunting and fishing, photography, jewelry making, […]

Sunday, July 16th, 2017

Joyce M. Mapel, 83, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, July 16, 2017 with her family by her side. The daughter of Dale and Bessie (Amos) Mapel, Joyce was born in Sargent, Nebraska in her grandparent’s home. She attended school in Nebraska, graduating in 1952 in Plainsview, Texas. In 1958 she moved to Seattle […]

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

David John McDonald, age 73, left for heaven on July 7, 2017 from Skagit Valley Hospital in Mount Vernon, Washington.  He was born April 4, 1944 in Seattle, Washington to William John and Alice Marion (Smith) McDonald. David is survived by his wife, Janella; son, Brian and his wife, Kelly McDonald; granddaughter, Kayla; grandson, Connor; […]

Tuesday, July 11th, 2017

At the age of 97, Bob was welcomed into Heaven on July 8, 2017 to join his beloved wife, Lois who preceded him in death. He passed at Skagit Valley Hospital as a result of pneumonia complications. Bob was born to Andrew and Emma (Fallgren) Gustafson on April 22, 1920 in Seattle, where he was […]

Tuesday, July 11th, 2017

Margaret E. Pilkenton, 74, a longtime resident of Bow, passed away on Tuesday, July 4, 2017. Margaret or Maggie to her friends and family was born on May 24, 1943 to Edley and Barbara Steen in Los Angeles, California.  She was married to Donald Pilkenton on May 12, 1979 Maggie in her life worked in […]

Friday, July 7th, 2017

Michael M. Presnell, 62, passed away on Thursday, July 6, 2017 after losing his battle with cancer. He was born to N.T. and Marie Presnell in Sedro Woolley, and remained in Skagit Valley his whole life. Mike was a loving father, brother, and friend who will be greatly missed by all. Mike was a hard […]

Friday, July 7th, 2017

Webster K. Todd, 76, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, WA, passed away at his home surrounded by family on Monday, July 3, 2017. He was born on June 23, 1941 in Ogden, Utah, the son of Webster K. & Lilly (Reeves) Todd, Sr.   He was raised and attended school in Ogden. Webster began work at a […]

Friday, July 7th, 2017

David M. Chisholm, 76, a longtime Clear Lake area, resident passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, July 4, 2017. David was born in Bellingham, WA on May 27, 1941, the son of Robert & Mary Helen (McDonald) Chisholm. He was raised and attended school   in several communities around the state as his father was a […]

Thursday, July 6th, 2017

William A. “Bill” Eastman passed away Friday, June 30, 2017 at his home surrounded by family. Bill was born May 25, 1943 in Sedro Woolley, WA to J. Walter Eastman and Gerda (Harang) Eastman. He graduated from Sedro Woolley High School in 1961 and graduated from Washington State University in 1965, where he was a […]

Friday, June 30th, 2017

Nellie L. Kennedy, 84, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away at her home surrounded by family on Friday, June 30, 2017. Nellie was born on November 1, 1932 in Stevenson, Washington, the daughter of John & Bessie (Ashe) Young.  She was raised and attained her education in Stevenson, graduating from Stevenson High School in 1951. […]

Saturday, June 24th, 2017

Robby Dean Powell, 54, passed away on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at his home in Marblemount. Robby was born on June 19, 1963 in Mount Vernon. He was a U.S. Army Veteran and proud to have served his country. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, shooting, and camping. Most of all he loved spending time with his […]

Friday, June 23rd, 2017

Gary Mix Wilbur, age 61, passed away Thursday, June 22, 2017 at Skagit Valley Hospital, Mount Vernon, Washington.  He was born February 9, 1956 in Shelton, WA, to Harold and Elsie (Williams) Wilbur.  He grew up in Shelton, but was a Skagit Valley resident for the past 30 years.  Gary loved to fish and hunt […]

Saturday, June 17th, 2017

Carrie Jo Matson, 32, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, June 9, 2017 surrounded by love. Carrie was born on November 19, 1984 with a genetic disorder called Neurofibromatosis.  She spent most of her life in a wheelchair, but that did not define her.  Carrie was an amazing young woman who lived […]

Friday, June 16th, 2017

JoAnn E. Cull, 76, former Birdsview community resident, passed away on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at Birchview Memory Care in Sedro-Woolley. JoAnn was born in Bellingham on April 19, 1941, the daughter of Roy L. & Elaine B. (Hazeltine) Robinson.  She was raised and attended school in Bellingham, graduating from Bellingham High School with the […]

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

Philippe ‘Frenchie’ Dallaire, 93, a longtime Skagit Valley resident, passed away on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at the Life Care Center in Sedro-Woolley. Philippe was born on May 16, 1924 in Quebec, Ontario, Canada. In 1947, and speaking only French, Philippe came to the Skagit Valley in search of work.  Luckily he connected with a […]

Monday, June 12th, 2017

David W. Glassman passed away unexpectedly on June 12, 2017 the age of 53. He departed at 11:12pm from St. Joseph Hospital in Bellingham on eternal patrol. Dave was born in Anacortes on November 1, 1963 to Karen (Aschim) Bishop and Everett Bishop. His sister, Dawna, was born in 1968. Years later when their mother remarried, […]

Thursday, June 8th, 2017

Hardy ‘Shorty’ Willis Heiser, a resident of Sedro-Woolley went to be with Jesus on Friday June 2, 2017. He was born on Wednesday, June 12, 1929, in McIntosh County, North Dakota.  He was the youngest of eight children, born to Emanuel & Katherine Heiser.  He leaves one surviving brother, Milton Heiser of Billings, Montana. Shorty […]

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

Winifred Mae Adelman passed away June 7, 2017 surrounded by loved ones at the age of 97.  Winnie, to all who knew her, was born in St. Paul, Minnesota on January 14, 1920, the first of three daughters born to Oswald and Theresa Crummack.  In 1936, the family went West in a Model T Ford […]

Saturday, June 3rd, 2017

Michael Rigacci, 67, of Sedro-Woolley, passed away on Saturday, June 3, 2017. He was born on September 25, 1949 to Robert and Bernice Rigacci in Chicago, Illinois.  Mike grew up in Chicago and there he attended St. Vincent DePaul Academy, entered the Boy Scouts, where found his love of horses. His first trip to Washington […]

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

Lila ‘June’ Harshman, 88, a Lyman area resident, passed away on May 30, 2017 at the Life Care Center in Sedro-Woolley. June was born on June 30, 1928 in Lemmon South Dakota, one of seven children of Anton & Lillian Kom. After her marriage to Bruce Harshman in 1946 the family resided in Clarkston, WA […]

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

Patricia A. Odlin, who was born July 15, 1948, in Snoqualmie, WA, and lived the past 47 years in and around Sedro-Woolley, WA, passed away on May 18, 2017. Pat was proud to have started her life in a barn in North Bend, WA. The family moved before the birth of their second daughter to […]

Sunday, May 28th, 2017

Roger Hugh Martindill, 73, a resident of Mount Vernon, WA, passed away peacefully at his home, surrounded by his loving family, on Sunday, May 28, 2017. Roger was born on February 13, 1944, in Indianapolis, IN, the son of William and Inetta (Pfeister) Martindill.  He lived and attended school in St. Louis, MO, South Bend, […]

Thursday, May 25th, 2017

John Rickey “Rick” Gronemyer, age 57, of Clear Lake, passed away peacefully at home. He was born May 23, 1959 in Mount Vernon to John and Nancy (Wade) Gronemyer. He worked for many years as a carpenter. Rick is survived by his father, John Gronemyer; sisters, Teresa Bever (Roy) and Sandy Nannen (Ray) and brother, […]