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


Saturday, August 11th, 2018

Virginia Rose ‘Ginny’ Huston, 93, a former resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away on August 9, 2018 at Cascade Valley Hospital in Arlington. Ginny was born on November 6, 1924 in Jamestown, ND, the daughter of Frank & Irene (Boyle) Piechotta.  In 1928 the family moved to Gull Lake, Saskatchewan, Canada where they resided until 1941 […]

Saturday, August 11th, 2018

Blanche Marie Roberts, 76, of Sedro-Woolley, passed away August 2, 2018.  She was born September 28, 1941 in Ellensburg, Washington to David and Blanche (Phare) Owens.  Blanche married LeRoy Roberts on August 10, 1962 in Lake Stevens, WA.  She enjoyed spending time with her family and going to the casino. Blanche is survived by her […]

Wednesday, August 8th, 2018

Gladys I. Paulus, 94, of the Auburn, WA area passed away August 6, 2018 from a stroke. She was born on the family farm in Owanka, South Dakota on January 20, 1924, she married Ray A. Paulus on October 13, 1942 and they moved to Washington in early 1946. Gladys was very active in the […]

Monday, August 6th, 2018

Harriet Barbara (Faber) Lundquist, 94, passed away peacefully at home on August 6, 2018.  She was born March 25, 1924 in Oak Harbor, WA to Mike and Anna (Wibalda) Faber.  Harriet was the youngest of five children, joining older sister, Alice and older brothers, Irvin, Jake and Harold.  She attended Oak Harbor Grade School and […]

Monday, August 6th, 2018

Douglas Alan West, 67, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family and friends on Thursday, August 2, 2018. He was born on November 29, 1950 in Seattle, WA. Growing up in the Blue Ridge neighborhood in north Ballard, Doug enjoyed going to Crownhill School and Rich Whitman middle school. After attempts to […]

Monday, July 30th, 2018

Marion Holliday Garland, with love and peace in her heart, passed away quietly at her home at Country Meadows Village, Sedro-Woolley, Washington, in the early morning hours on Friday, July 27, 2018. Marion was born on July 17, 1927 to Hazel (Bennett) and Buddy Holliday in Seattle, Washington.   Marion and Earl Everett Garland were married […]

Monday, July 23rd, 2018

Robert Emmett ‘Bobby’ Keenan, 74, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away at his home on June 15, 2018. Bobby was born on September 21, 1943 in Everett, WA, the son of Donald & Alice Keenan.  He was raised and attained his education in Everett. In November 1962 he enlisted into the U.S. Army and proudly […]

Sunday, July 22nd, 2018

Donna Josephine (Krieger) Allen, 84, passed away on Sunday, July 22, 2018 at home with family by her side in Mount Vernon, Washington. She was born on October 30, 1933 in Burlington, WA to Henry and Josephine (Lewis) Krieger. Donna grew up in Mount Vernon attending school and graduating from Mount Vernon High School. Donna […]

Monday, July 16th, 2018

Norbert H. Sparrs, 94 years old, of Sedro-Woolley, passed away on Tuesday, July 10, 2018.  Norby was born in Dawson, North Dakota on June 6, 1924 to John D. and Ida Grace (Graham) Sparrs. The Sparrs family of twelve settled in Sedro-Woolley and he began his schooling at Sterling Grade School.  After moving to Burlington, […]

Saturday, July 14th, 2018

Violet Lenore Black Whitaker, age 99, passed away July 12, 2018.  She was the daughter of P. O. and Myrtle (Reuting) Black, born in Lyman on October 25, 1918. She graduated from Hamilton High School in 1937, then attended Skagit Valley College in Mount Vernon.  She worked as a Nurse at Burlington Hospital and attended […]

Saturday, July 14th, 2018

Joyce Ellen Huisman passed away at home peacefully in her sleep Saturday, July 14th after a long battle with cancer and other health issues. Joyce was born May 21, 1943 and was raised in Lynden, Washington where she graduated from High School in 1961. Joyce married Gary Huisman in 1965 and later moved to Sedro-Woolley […]

Wednesday, July 11th, 2018

Denise Marie DuVarney, age 44, passed away July 8, 2018. She was born February 5, 1974 in Worcester, Massachusetts to David and Sandra (Bostrom) DuVarney. Denise played the saxophone in high school, had a joy for photography, loved people and animals and had an impressionable sense of humor. She was everyone’s kind of person. Denise […]

Tuesday, July 10th, 2018

Lawrence “Larry” Edward Ludwig, age 78, a longtime Skagit Valley resident, passed away Sunday, July 8, 2018. He was born February 21, 1940 in Saint Cloud, Minnesota to Benjamine and Louise (Higgins) Ludwig. Larry worked at the plywood mill in Anacortes and at Willis, Rogers and Pearson Lumber Mill in Sedro-Woolley on the green chain. […]

Sunday, July 8th, 2018

Rita Mary (Hansen) Blacksher, was born March 31, 1927, at Snoqualmie Falls, King County, Washington.  God kissed Rita on Sunday, July 08, 2018, at Skagit Valley Hospital, Mount Vernon, Skagit County, Washington; Rita went to be with her Lord & Savior Jesus Christ who is God the Son, God the Father, and God the Holy […]

Friday, July 6th, 2018

Walter Keith Ridgley, 79, moved on to be with his Heavenly Father Wednesday July 4, 2018. He was born at the train station in Thistle, Utah February 16, 1939 to Anna Musser and Walter E. Ridgley. He served in the United States Marine Corps from 1959 to 1963. He married Gwen Hazel Sheriff in Orem, […]

Thursday, July 5th, 2018

Glen William Adams, born September 21, 1926 in Sylva, North Carolina, was the fifth child of Marion and Hattie Adams. Glen lived in the Punkin Center and Sedro-Woolley areas most of his life. He attended the Hamilton Grade School. When WWII started, he enlisted in the United States Navy at the age of 17. He […]

Monday, July 2nd, 2018

Earlie Franks, a truly faithful man of God entered into his heavenly home on June 25, 2018 at Where the Heart Is in Burlington after a courageous battle with Parkinson’s. He was born an identical twin on a spring day, March 26, 1929 in “Punkin Town” Sylva, North Carolina to John Henry Franks & Leticia […]

Monday, June 25th, 2018

Ernest C. ‘Ernie’ Riggles, 96, a near lifelong Sedro-Woolley resident, passed away at his home on Saturday, June 23, 2018. Ernie was born on the family farm in Sedro-Woolley on April 10, 1922 the son of Homer & Margaret (Wagner) Riggles. He was raised and attended school in Sedro-Woolley, graduating from Sedro-Woolley High School with […]

Sunday, June 10th, 2018

Edmund J. Jason, age 94, of Burlington, passed away Sunday, June 10, 2018 at home. He was born December 11, 1923 in Worcester, Massachusetts to Walerian and Bronislawa (Wroblewska) Jakubowski. Ed was an active parishioner of Saint Charles Catholic Church and a charter member of the Knights of Columbus Sedro-Woolley Council #8672. He served in […]

Friday, June 8th, 2018

  Carol Jean Mayer, 84, a lifelong Skagit Valley resident, passed away at her home on Friday, June 8, 2018, surrounded by loved ones. Carol was born On April 21, 1934 in Mount Vernon, WA, the daughter of Charles & Ardis (Ellstad) Mossington.  She was raised in the Big Lake area where she attended grade […]

Thursday, June 7th, 2018

Vernon Dennis Hanson, 88, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 7, 2018 at Skagit Valley Life Care Center in Sedro-Woolley following a broken hip. He came into this world on November 15, 1929, delivered at home by his ‘grand aunt’, in a Swedish Community, Hoogdal, Sedro-Woolley, WA. He attended Sedro-Woolley High School where he was […]

Thursday, June 7th, 2018

Lowell E. ‘Gene’ Joy, 84, a longtime Skagit Valley resident passed away at his home in Mount Vernon on Thursday, June 7, 2018. Gene was born on September 18, 1933 in Atkinson, NE, the son of Luther & Edna (Day) Joy.  As a young boy Gene’s family eventually settled in Birdsview and he attended school […]

Wednesday, June 6th, 2018

Betty Jane Turner, 97, of Concrete, Washington, finished her life journey here on Wednesday, June 6, 2018, and began a new eternal journey in the Presence of her Savior Jesus Christ, for which she has expressed a longing for some years. Betty was born on February 26, 1921, in Oakland, California, to David Carl Joslin […]

Sunday, May 27th, 2018

Archie Berton (Bert Wiechman) Koenig, 75, of Alger (Sedro-Woolley), passed away on Sunday, May 27, 2018. Archie (Bert) was born in Yakima, WA on October 30, 1942 to Elta Phillips and Fred Raymond Koenig of South Dakota. He was married to Diane (Jerns) Koenig of Alger for 57 years. Bert was an Automotive Machinist most […]

Sunday, May 20th, 2018

Billie Louise (MacLellan) Hanna, age 88, a lifelong resident of the Skagit Valley, passed away May 20, 2018. She was born May 16, 1930 in Hamilton to Thomas and Minnie (Swafford) MacLellan. Billie enjoyed gardening, was a member of the Samish Grange, and was proud to have worked until she was 83. Billie is survived […]