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


Monday, September 4th, 2023

Gary Lee Latting, 69, of Sedro-Woolley, passed away on Monday, September 4, after losing his battle with cancer. Gary was born on March 16, 1954, to Dorothy May Denny and Paul Potete in Sedro-Woolley, Washington. Gary was a Cement Finisher by trade and known throughout the industry as one of the best in his field. […]

Thursday, August 24th, 2023

Ethel Rae (Moe) Adams, 90, passed away peacefully on August 24th, 2023 in Sedro-Woolley, WA.  She was born in Valley City, North Dakota on June 20, 1933, the youngest of 7 children born to George A. and Laura (Beleal) Moe. Ethel grew up on a farm outside of Valley City and would stay in town […]

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2023

Luvena Groves, 81, of Oak Harbor, Washington died Wednesday Aug 23, 2023 at home with her daughter and son in law by her side. Luvena was born March 15, 1942 in Sedro-Woolley, WA to Jesse and Beulah “Dora” Poe and resided in Sauk, WA along with her sister, Jeanne.  They attended Concrete School District. In […]

Saturday, August 19th, 2023

George D. ‘Rev’ Anderson passed away on August 19, 2023, at his home in Burlington, Washington surrounded by family.  He was born in Underwood, North Dakota to Arthur O. and Mary (Knoblich) Anderson on September 13, 1934.  George was the sixth of 15 children.  He was baptized and confirmed in Augustana Lutheran Church in Underwood. […]

Friday, August 18th, 2023

Richard ‘Dick’ George Larson, age 74, a longtime resident of Burlington, Washington passed away August 18, 2023 at home.  He was born June 20, 1949 in Mount Vernon, WA to Emus and Gertrude (Serr) Larson.  Richard graduated from Stanwood High School in 1967. At the age of 16, Richard worked during the summer on a […]

Wednesday, August 16th, 2023

Carolyn Mae (Wolfe) Bjordal, of Burlington, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 16, 2023 of natural causes.  Carol was born on January 18, 1941 in Mount Vernon, Washington to Roy Woodrow and Edith Viola (Erickson) Wolfe. She was also welcomed by her brother, Gerald Lynn Wolfe. She was raised by her aunt and uncle Selma […]

Monday, August 7th, 2023

Gary was born in Sedro-Woolley, Washington on January 13, 1938 to loving parents, Shelby ‘Chub’ and Ruby (Parker) Talbert. He attended all 12 grades of school in Sedro-Woolley, graduating with the SWHS class of 1956.  Gary lettered in wrestling, worked on the Cub Newspaper and the Kumtux Yearbook. Gary proudly enlisted into the US Marine […]

Monday, August 7th, 2023

Allen Richard ‘Dick’ Talbot, age 87 a longtime resident of Sedro-Woolley, Washington went home to the Lord on Monday, August 7, 2023. He was born April 11, 1936 in Marysville, Kansas to Harry and Dorthea (McClellan) Talbot. Dick proudly served in the US Navy.  He was united in marriage to Vivian Marie Gilbertson on March […]

Saturday, August 5th, 2023

Byron ‘Barney’ Eric Olander, age 49, passed away August 5, 2023, at home in Sedro-Woolley, Washington.  He was born March 4, 1974, in Sedro-Woolley to Steve and Susan (Thurmond) Olander. Barney is survived by his daughter, Willow Guitard; mother, Susan and her husband, Ron Schauer; father, Steve and his wife, Vickie Olander; grandfather, Henry Olander; […]

Thursday, August 3rd, 2023

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Dolores ‘Lori’ Diane (Williams) Sniffen of Sedro Woolley, Washington, born in Hollywood, California, who passed away on August 3, 2023, at the age of 65. Lori is survived by her husband of 42 years, Mark Sniffen; her daughters, Sabrina Sniffen, Melissa Rigdon, Kindra Rigby; […]

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2023

Sarah (Bud/Sploosh) Emily Louise Spurgeon, age 32, of Marysville, WA passed away on Wednesday, August 2, 2023. She was born April 16, 1991 in Long Beach, CA.  Sarah graduated from Sedro-Woolley High School in 2009. Her adoptive parents, Marilyn and Jerry Spurgeon watched Sarah grow into a fun-loving person who loved to play sports.  Baseball, […]

Friday, July 28th, 2023

Richard Jackie “Yogi Bear” Parker, age 80, a longtime resident of Sedro-Woolley, Washington passed away Friday, July 28, 2023, after a short battle with Cancer in Seattle, WA.  He was born February 23, 1943, in Bellingham, WA to Cecil and Emma (Akins) Parker. As a child, he went on many fishing and hunting trips with […]

Wednesday, July 26th, 2023

Shirley Mae Smith, 95, passed away Wednesday, July 26, 2023, at Birchview Memory Care in Sedro-Woolley following a long illness.  Shirley was born in San Pedro, California, and lived there until she married her life partner, Gene Smith.  His job with Shell Oil Co. led them to relocating to Anacortes where they raised their four […]

Tuesday, July 25th, 2023

John “Johnny” Taft Jr of Sedro Woolley WA at the age of 79 passed away on Tuesday July 25th, 2023 in his home. Born on December 7 1943 in Mount Vernon WA to John Taft and Mildred (Barsness) Taft Lee. He was raised on the north end of Fir Island, with his grandparents and seven […]

Thursday, July 20th, 2023

Merle Henry ‘Bergie’ Berger, resident of Sedro-Woolley, Washington since 1969, passed away peacefully at age 92 at the home of his loving partner, Kathleen, in Burlington, WA on July 20, 2023. Merle was born in Webster, South Dakota, in June 1931 to Henry Carl and Elizabeth (Hendrickson) Berger.  He had two sisters, Mavis who is […]

Tuesday, July 18th, 2023

Hunter Henry Sherman Mayville age 15, peacefully passed away at home on Tuesday July 18, 2023, at 7:11pm surrounded by his Dad, Mark Mayville and his Mom, Felicia Mayville, as well as a couple of his grandparents, and close family members.  Hunter was incredibly involved in sports throughout his life, he was a great baseball […]

Sunday, July 16th, 2023

Raymond E Kelley, better known as Ray or SunRay to some, was born December 1, 1951.  He was raised in Sedro-Woolley, Washington at the end of Janicki Road, the homestead of his grandparents, Polish immigrants who moved to Washington in 1920.  SunRay’s mother, Wanda was the eldest of their 10 children and the first to […]

Thursday, July 13th, 2023

Don Ashton Collen, age 93, a longtime resident of Sedro-Woolley, Washington, passed away July 13, 2023.  He was born October 1, 1929, in Mason City, Iowa to George and Grace (Turner) Collen.  Don was the youngest of 15 children.  He grew up in Mason City, Iowa.  Don served in the US Army from 1951-1953 including […]

Thursday, July 13th, 2023

Thomas Patrick Allen, age 68, of Burlington, Washington passed away July 13, 2023, in Bellingham, WA.  He was born May 1, 1955, in Okanogan County, Washington to Walt and Blanche (Olson) Allen. Tom is survived by his daughters, Breanna Zamora and Angeleana Allen; ex-wife, Brenda Allen all of Sedro-Woolley, WA; two brothers, Jim and Dan […]

Wednesday, July 12th, 2023

Betty L. Stump (née Imhof) passed quietly in her sleep on July 12, 2023, following a long battle with dementia.  She was 87. Betty (or Betty Lou, as her fellow ’36-ers called her) was a multi-talented woman who could pull together a BBQ for 150 people at her home, whip up dance costumes, straighten out […]

Tuesday, July 11th, 2023

Richard Robert Oas, Jr., 45, passed away unexpectedly in a train accident on July 11, 2023 in Mount Vernon, WA. He was born on May 9, 1978 in Auburn, WA, the son of Richard R. Oas, Sr. and Debbie L. (Wood) Ryan. Rick grew up in Federal Way, WA, most of his work history is […]

Tuesday, July 11th, 2023

Lori Jo Revey, age 65, passed away July 11, 2023, in Sedro-Woolley, Washington.  She was born March 1, 1958 in Forks, WA to Sherman, Sr. and Arlene (Heck) Williams. Lori was a longtime care giver and fisherwoman with the Upper Skagit Indian Tribe. Lori is survived by her husband, Ernest ‘Allen’ Revey; children, Mary Jo […]

Thursday, July 6th, 2023

Kurt’s Story! Kurt (Ace) Von Worrell, age 66, passed away July 6, 2023, at home in Mount Vernon, Washington.  He was born August 6, 1956, in Seattle, WA to Curtis and Phyllis (Barnett) Worrell.  He was preceded in death by his father and mother. He is survived by his son, Michael; grandchildren, Adam and Elena; […]

Monday, July 3rd, 2023

Jeremiah Cole “BUBBA” Jeffries 46, of Concrete, Washington passed away July 3, 2023 at home unexpectedly.  He was born August 18, 1976 at mile post 111 near Newhalem, WA to Richard and Larraine (Ogilvie) Jeffries. Bubba is survived by his beloved wife, Amy; cherished daughters, Sydnee and Kassidy; best little buddy and grandson, Parker; best […]

Tuesday, June 27th, 2023

Phillip Titus Kanske was born on May 8, 1940, in Bellingham WA, to Steve and Virginia (Titus) Kanske, He was the first born and oldest of four. He grew up in Bellingham, Everett, and Anacortes, graduating from Anacortes High School in 1958. He was recently part of the 65th High School Reunion on Zoom. He […]