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


Friday, May 26th, 2023

Betty Jean Edwards, 78, passed away on May 26, 2023 at her home in Sedro-Woolley  from complications of dementia. She was born in Mountain Lake, Minnesota on February 27, 1945, the daughter of Reinhard and Esther Schuknecht. Betty and the family moved to the Kent area in 1954, where she attended school, going on to […]

Thursday, May 25th, 2023

Jack L Lee, 88, a resident of Lake Stevens, Washington, peacefully passed away at home on Wednesday May 17, 2023.  He was born in St Croix Falls, Wisconsin to Bert and Dorothy Lee, the oldest of four children.  At 17, after graduating from High School, in 1952, he enlisted in the Navy.  After boot camp and mechanics […]

Saturday, May 20th, 2023

Carol Fredrickson, age 82, of  Sedro-Woolley, passed away peacefully on Saturday,  May 20, 2023 after her battle with cancer. Carol was born on July 9, 1940 to Velma (Smith) and Joseph Haley in Snohomish, WA.  She was married to Norman Fredrickson and lived in the Day Creek area until they parted ways in 1988. Carol […]

Saturday, May 20th, 2023

“Big Jim,” a lifelong resident of Skagit Valley passed away on May 20, 2023, at his home in Birdsview after a short battle with cancer. Jim was born in Sedro-Woolley on April 1, 1963, the son of James and Georgia (Schryer) Mathis. Jim attended school in Sedro-Woolley, graduating with the class of 1982, lettering in […]

Friday, May 19th, 2023

Sandra ‘Sande’ Jo Stringfield, age 66, a longtime Sedro-Woolley, Washington resident, passed away May 19, 2023.  She was born in Sedro-Woolley to Raymond Fox Jr. and Bobbie Jo (Ensley) Fox. She is survived by her husband, Mike Stringfield; sons, Eric and his wife, Melody Stringfield and Jason Stringfield; grandchildren, Savanah and Hunter Stringfield; mother, Bobbie […]

Monday, May 15th, 2023

Joyce Savage Daves, age 95, passed away on May 15, 2023, at her assisted-living apartment in Sedro-Woolley, Washington. She was born on January 2, 1928, in Sheridan, California. After Joyce attended Glad Tidings Bible Institute in San Francisco for a year, she married Philip Savage on June 24, 1949. They moved to Sedro-Woolley the following […]

Friday, May 12th, 2023

David ‘Dave’ John Frank, 81, passed peacefully at Skagit Regional Health on May 12, 2023. He was born on January 4, 1942 in Sedro-Woolley, WA the son to John and Nellie (Johnson) Frank.  Dave grew up in Concrete, Washington, graduating from Concrete High School in 1960. He attended Skagit Valley College earning his AA degree […]

Friday, May 12th, 2023

James (Jim) VanDelinder, a longtime resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away on May 12, 2023 at United General Hospital at 61 years of age. Jim held many roles in life, son, brother, husband, father, uncle and friend. In his younger years, Jim served time in the Air Force where he learned the plumbing trade. He was […]

Sunday, May 7th, 2023

Wayne Walter Watts, Sr., Age 79, a longtime Bow, Washington resident, passed away at home May 7, 2023, surrounded by his family.  He was born April 10, 1944, in Hot Springs, South Dakota to Alfred L. and Yvonna ‘Bonnie’ (Welch) Watts.  His sister, Ida Lynn Walter, 67 and brother, Charlie Alan Cox, 63 are still […]

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2023

Our wonderful mother, Donna M. Berg, passed away unexpectedly, on May 3, 2023 at her Mt. Vernon home with daughter-in-law,  Ann by her side at the age of 87, and has triumphantly entered her heavenly home. Donna was born in Everett, WA on February 16, 1936 to Ernest G. and Lucille M. Gallagher. Due to […]

Sunday, April 30th, 2023

Marty Joe Conard, of Sedro-Woolley, passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 30, 2023 surrounded by his loved ones. Marty was born on October 24, 1963 to Bill and Ruby Conard in Waynesville, NC. He moved to Concrete, WA with his family in 1977 and attended school in Concrete. He enjoyed working outdoors within construction and […]

Saturday, April 29th, 2023

Wayne Paul Barrett, age 64, a Concrete, Washington resident, passed away April 29, 2023, in a car accident.  He was born in Malta, Montana to Wayne Lee and Arlene Rachel (Rustad) Barrett.  He spent much time on his family’s ranch and referred to it as the best times of his life; the place he always […]

Thursday, April 27th, 2023

Marie Mabel Hodgin passed away on April 27, 2023 at Creekside Continuing Care Community in Burlington, WA.  Marie was born August 9, 1930 to Carrol Edwin Lanktree and Ethel Marie Richardson Lanktree.  She was raised in Seattle and enjoyed her summer visits to her grandparents in Sedro-Woolley. In 1948 she graduated from Langley High School […]

Thursday, April 27th, 2023

Glenn Edward Caddell, age 86, a longtime Burlington, Washington resident, went to his forever home with his Heavenly Father April 27, 2023.  He was born in Stearns, Kentucky to Elmer and Grace (Neely) Caddell.  Hard times fell on Glenn’s family at a very young age and he and his brother, Louis were transferred to a […]

Wednesday, April 26th, 2023

Bobbie Jean Ashe, 86, a longtime resident of Sedro-Woolley, Washington, passed away at United General Hospital on Wednesday, April 26, 2023, with her daughter, Donna and friend, Tami Ensley by her side. Bobbie was born in Sylva, North Carolina on February 3, 1937, and was one of eight children born to William Else and Ida […]

Wednesday, April 26th, 2023

Samuel ‘Sam’ Adam Parker, 38, of Sedro-Woolley, Washington, passed away on Wednesday April 26, 2023.  Sam was born on October 31, 1984, in Sedro-Woolley.  He worked in the logging industry here in Washington and in Alaska. Sam enjoyed hunting, fishing, and dirt biking, along with building things.  He spent as much time as possible in […]

Thursday, April 20th, 2023

On April 17th, 2023 , Colleen Gail Richards gained her angel wings and joined her family in heaven; we can hear her singing her favorite song, “Hallelujah”, she thought it was so beautiful.  Colleen was born to Arthur and Peal Evans in Sunnyside, California on February 23, 1936, she had two brothers, Norman Evans & […]

Thursday, April 20th, 2023

On April 20, 2023, we unexpectedly lost our brightest and warmest light, Diane Adele Boyd.  Born April 2, 1946, to Frank and Cordelia Bryson in Sedro-Woolley, Washington, Diane called Darrington her home and family for most of her life. Diane graduated from Darrington High School in 1964 and attended Multnomah University for two years before […]

Friday, April 14th, 2023

Richard ‘Rick’ Shannon O’Neil, age 69, of Birdsview, Washington, passed away Friday, April 14, 2023, at home.  He was born September 23, 1953, in Kalispell, Montana to Jack and Geraldine (Bruno) O’Neil. They moved to Big Lake and then to Sedro-Woolley where he attended school and graduated in 1971.  He served in the Army for […]

Wednesday, April 12th, 2023

Lucille was born in Rathdrum, Idaho on December 3, 1930, to George and Louise (Bradberry) Howell.  She was 92 years old when she peacefully passed away at home on April 12, 2023. She went to school in Rathdrum and then at the age of nine they moved to Concrete, Washington, where she finished school.  She […]

Wednesday, April 12th, 2023

Ronald John Swint, age 76, of Mount Vernon, Washington passed away April 12, 2023. He was born August 6, 1946, in Portland, Oregon to Robert and Oberta (Bevan) Swint. He grew up in Portland and graduated from Oregon State University. He spent his professional career as a civil engineer, mostly in the Mt Baker-Snoqualmie National […]

Tuesday, April 11th, 2023

Gene Carl Shabnow, 88, of Concrete, WA peacefully went home to be with our Lord on April 11, 2023 at his son’s home in Kenmore, WA with his family by his side. Gene was born Monday, March 18, 1935 in his family home in Toledo, OH to Jimmie and Mildred (Becking) Shabnow.   He attended Burnham […]

Thursday, April 6th, 2023

James William ‘Bill’ Johnson of Sedro-Woolley passed away on Thursday, April 6, 2023, of causes incident to old age.  Bill was born on November 20, 1932, in Concrete, Washington to James Robert and Nona Francis (Wilson) Johnson.  Bill graduated from Concrete High School in June of 1950 and immediately went to work ranching and cutting […]

Wednesday, April 5th, 2023

Dirk William Spanski, 47, of Sedro-Woolley went to be with the Lord on April 5, 2023.  He was born on March 9, 1976 to Art and Judy Spanski of Sedro-Woolley. He graduated from SWHS class of 1994. Dirk leaves behind his companion, Alice McKibbin of 23 years; loving daughter, Jadan Wright McKibbin, 22, of Mount […]

Wednesday, April 5th, 2023

Joline Dawn Killinger arrived at the front bedroom of 725 State Street, the home of her grandparents, “Billy” and Mamie Love, and was welcomed by the town of Sedro-Woolley, Washington as the 1933’s New Year Baby.  She left this world on April 5, 2023, grateful to have returned to Skagit County after having lived in […]