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


Thursday, October 27th, 2022

Shirley Lee Estes, age 86 of Sedro-Woolley, Washington, passed away Thursday, October 27, 2022.  She was born on March 3, 1936 to Charles and Geneva Evitt in Sedro-Woolley.  She was married to Wayne Estes. Shirley was a nurse and caregiver her entire career. Her favorite job was working at Northern State Hospital, and she retired […]

Friday, October 21st, 2022

Jack Swartz, 93, a longtime resident of Burlington, WA, passed away in his home on September 21, 2022.   He was born to L. Vern Swartz and Zella Mae (Garrison) on March 11, 1929 in Sunnyside, WA. He served in the US Army in Korea. He traveled the world, fished until he couldn’t get out the […]

Wednesday, October 19th, 2022

Maurice Queen Frizzell He was a small-town boy who liked fast cars and adventure.  A father of four, Maurice Queen Frizzell died peacefully of throat cancer on October 19, 2022.  He was 84. Born in Sylva, North Carolina on May 21, 1938, Queenie grew up the fifth of nine children to Jake and Berdell (Queen) […]

Tuesday, October 18th, 2022

Albert Scott Hoskinson, 63, passed away October 18, 2022, in Sedro-Woolley, Washington.  Scott was born May 18, 1959 and was adopted as an infant by Al and Doris Hoskinson. Scott did a short stint in the Navy and worked in various places, but always returned to his hometown of Marysville, WA.  As a young man, […]

Tuesday, October 18th, 2022

Mary Elizabeth Hart, age 86, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, Washington, passed away October 18, 2022.  She was born August 30, 1936, in Seattle, WA, the fifth of seven children, to Stanley and Grace (Stuurmans) Andrews. Mary had a deep love for her family, devoted to her husband, children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.  She will be […]

Saturday, October 15th, 2022

William (Mike) Mitchell, age 65, passed away peacefully in his sleep October 15, 2022. Mike was an avid hunter and fisherman. He spent his life in the woods and rivers of Washington. His long career as a timber-faller took him to the most remote and scenic locations. He loved the wild places and was most at […]

Friday, October 14th, 2022

Charles Francis Joseph ‘Charlie’ Schilter, age 91, a longtime resident of Burlington, Washington, passed away October 14, 2022.  He was born February 17, 1931, in Everett, WA to Joseph and Marie Schilter. He worked the family farms until he joined the Navy Air Base in El Centro, CA, where he worked on plane engines and […]

Sunday, September 25th, 2022

Deborah Mary (Revell) Lord , 62, passed September 25, 2022 at her home in Burlington WA, with her loving family near her. Debbie was born August 24, 1960 in Everett, WA,  to Gerald and Sandra (Lane) Revell. She graduated a Spartan from Stanwood High School in 1978 when bell bottoms and blue eyeshadow were the […]

Thursday, September 22nd, 2022

Margaret A. Harris, 85, passed away peacefully on the morning of September 22, 2022 after battling dementia for several years.  She was born July 17, 1937 to Peter and Annie (Braun) Derksen in Blaine Lake, Saskatchewan and moved to Abbotsford, British Columbia when she was 6. After meeting her husband, she moved to Washington and […]

Wednesday, September 21st, 2022

Jack Swartz, 93, a longtime resident of Burlington, WA, passed away in his home on September 21, 2022.   He was born to L. Vern Swartz and Zella Mae (Garrison) on March 11, 1929 in Sunnyside, WA. He served in the US Army in Korea. He traveled the world, fished until he couldn’t get out the […]

Monday, September 19th, 2022

James “Jim” Alan Engberg, 60, passed away peacefully at his home in Mount Vernon WA surrounded by his loving family on September 19, 2022 after a long courageous battle with kidney failure. He was born July 11, 1962 to Lowell W. Engberg and Arlene M. Webster in Seattle, WA during the Seattle’s World Fair. Jim […]

Sunday, September 18th, 2022

Jerry Loren Keisler, 72, passed away peacefully with his wife by his side on September 18, 2022 in Sedro-Woolley, WA after enduring long term health complications.  He was born in Tacoma, WA to Bernard Phillips and Margie Hagberg (Johnson) on March 18, 1950 and was the eldest of four siblings. After his Army service in […]

Saturday, September 17th, 2022

Donald Lloyd King, 92, of Burlington, Washington passed away on Saturday, September 17, 2022.  Don was born on March 5, 1930 in Burlington, WA and grew up in Concrete, WA. He graduated from Concrete High School in 1948. Don was married twice: first to Berta McKrill in 1951, and then to Eileen Larson, recently celebrating […]

Thursday, September 15th, 2022

Kenneth “Ken” Raymond Spencer, age 76, passed away September 15, 2022 in Concrete, Washington.  He was born December 30, 1945 in Nevada City, California to Kenneth and Alene Spencer. Ken served in the U.S. Army from 1965 until 1971, during the Vietnam War.  He was a proud Veteran and was a member of the American […]

Thursday, September 15th, 2022

Shirley Jane Poe, age 92, passed away on September 15, 2022 in Concrete, Washington.  She was born October 21, 1929 in Douglas, Wyoming to Forrest and Elva McCleerey. Shirley met her future husband, Samuel Poe, in Mesa, WA while her father was working on his family’s farm.  They were married in 1946 and spent many […]

Saturday, September 10th, 2022

Ruth Marie Kaaland, age one hundred, a longtime Sedro-Woolley, Washington resident, passed away September 10, 2022, less than one month shy of her 101st birthday.  She was born October 7, 1921, on a farm outside of Alma, Nebraska, the seventh and youngest child of William and Grace (McKenzie) LeValley.  Due to challenging times, Ruth was […]

Saturday, September 10th, 2022

Verl Jarmin of Rockport, Washington passed away September 10, 2022 after a short and courageous battle with Leukemia.  He was born September 26, 1941 in Stanley, North Dakota to Ray and Dorothy Jarmin. He married Lou Forsman in 1969 and together they had one daughter, Julie whom he loved with all his heart.  At a […]

Wednesday, September 7th, 2022

                                                  Mervyn Peterson Obituary   It is with great sorrow we say goodbye to Mervyn W. Peterson who passed away on September 7, 2022. Merv was born in Omak, Washington, on October 8, 1925, to Otto and Zelma Peterson, and was a lifelong resident of Marblemount, WA.  When he was 15, he convinced a recruiter […]

Wednesday, September 7th, 2022

Virginia Marie Handy, 96, was born to Ethel and Frank Harkness in Sioux City, Iowa on February 8, 1926.  She passed away peacefully in her home on September 7, 2022.  When she was 5 years old, her family moved to Washington and settled in Whatcom County.  She was the oldest of five children.  She graduated […]

Wednesday, September 7th, 2022

Jo Anne Daniels May 8, 1939 – September 7, 2022   Our most precious Mama, Jo Anne (Higdon) Daniels passed away September 7, 2022, at the age of 83, at her home in Concrete surrounded by her loving family. Jo was born May 8, 1939, to Vera Lucille (Winfrey) Higdon and Lloyd Pius Higdon in […]

Monday, September 5th, 2022

Vivian Joyce (Hills) Pitner, 73, of Anacortes, Washington passed away on Monday, September 5, 2022.  Vivian was born on August 29, 1949, to Cecil R. and Darlene (Henry) Hills in Sedro-Woolley, WA.  She was married to Dale Craig Pitner on August 13, 1976. Vivian grew up in Sedro-Woolley.  After graduation from Sedro-Woolley High School in […]

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2022

Antje “Anneka”/Ann “Anna” Vanderwal was born in the Netherlands on April 24, 1945, to Berend and Maria Andringa. She and her family immigrated to California in 1953. She met Abraham Vanderwal at church, they married in 1965, and they moved to Washington state. While Abe was a bricklayer, she worked in housecleaning for 30 years […]

Sunday, August 21st, 2022

Wayne LeRoy King passed away on August 21, 2022.  He was born November 17, 1938 to Elmer King and Laverne Robinson King.  Wayne grew up in Sedro-Woolley, graduating from Sedro-Woolley High School with the class of 1957.  He attended Washington State University and graduated from Western Washington College in 1963.  He met his wife Mary […]

Saturday, August 20th, 2022

Russell “Rusty” “Russ” Jay Farstead, age 60, passed away peacefully at his home in Sedro-Woolley, Washington, on Saturday, August 20, 2022.  Rusty was born May 5, 1962 in Billings, Montana. Rusty obtained his bachelor’s degree in Industrial Arts at Montana State University Northern in Havre, Montana.  Then he moved to Washington State where he worked […]

Saturday, August 20th, 2022

Ruth (Self) Moore, 91, was born on May 18, 1931 in Del Rio, Tennessee to William and Della Self.  She died on August 20, 2022 at her home in Sedro Woolley with family at her side. She was preceded in death by the love of her life, Jess Moore; infant daughter, Mildred; her parents; ten […]