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


Sunday, February 5th, 2012

Harold Edgard Severson, age 64, passed away in Mount Vernon, Washington. He was born on June 3, 1947 in Tacoma, Washington to Paul and Amber (Cornwell) Severson. Harold grew up in Port Orchard, Washington attending school and graduated from Port Orchard High School. He served in the U.S. Air Force for 2 years. For the […]

Saturday, February 4th, 2012

Bud was born to Louis and Helen Heitman on June 23, 1929 in Dickinson, North Dakota. In July of 1930, the family, including his sister, Helen Heitman, moved to Sedro-Woolley. They lived in a tent, camping along the highway. This was in the heart of the Depression years. Bud spent the rest of his life […]

Thursday, February 2nd, 2012

John Rodney Wojahn, Colonel, USAF, Ret., passed away at his home in Sedro-Woolley, Washington on Thursday, February 2, 2012. He was 77 years of age. John was born on January 27, 1935 in St. Paul, Minnesota, the son of George & Arlene (Ledvina) Wojahn. He was raised and attended school in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, where […]

Saturday, January 28th, 2012

Armster Edward “Turk” Bacus, age 91, a lifelong resident of Bacus Hill, Sedro-Woolley, passed away January 28, 2012 at Mira Vista Care Center in Mount Vernon. Armster was born November 29, 1920, to Fred and Winnifred (Woodring) Bacus in Sedro-Woolley. In his grade school years, he received the nickname “Turk” because his birthday was on […]

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012

Mark Allan Koopsen, 62, a resident of the Hamilton community, passed away at his home, surrounded by his loving wife, Janet on Tuesday, January 24, 2012. Mark was a beloved father, husband, grandfather, brother, uncle, nephew, cousin and friend. Now silent key KF700. Mark loved life. “Keep Smiling” No services are scheduled at this time. […]

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012

Linda Lee Herrington (Adams), age 66, passed away on Tuesday, January 24, 2012 in Buckeye, Arizona. Linda was born on May 22, 1945 in Chicago, Illinois. She was the daughter of Vespie Irene Cloquet (Betschart) and Fred Betschart, who preceded her in death. Linda was raised and attended school in Sedro-Woolley. She was united in […]

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

Lorraine “Pinky” Holcomb passed away peacefully on January 23, 2012 at her residence in Sedro-Woolley, WA. She was 89 years old. Born in Sandoval, Illinois, on July 28, 1922, to Jacob and Eulah Marcham, she was raised in Carlyle, Illinois, and attended college at Eastern Illinois University. In 1941, she married Dale Holcomb and moved […]

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

Calvin C. Self, 87, a longtime Hamilton area resident, passed away on Monday, January 23, 2012 at the Birchview Memory Care facility in Sedro-Woolley. He was born on March 18, 1924 in Wolf Creek, Tennessee, the second of thirteen children of Hilliard & Lillie Mae (Presnell) Self. He was raised and attended school in Wolf […]

Friday, January 20th, 2012

Helen Anna Sobek (Miller) passed away January 20, 2012 at the age of 91. Helen’s passing was sudden and peaceful with the family by her side. Helen was born July 15, 1920 in Cresbard, South Dakota. She was the oldest daughter of 5 children born to James and Anna Miller. The family resided In Devoe […]

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012

Doyle Gordon Bryan, age 86, passed away on January 17, 2012, at Whatcom Hospice House, Bellingham. Doyle was born October 16, 1925, in Lexington, Oklahoma, to Eugene and Ora (Evans) Bryan. He moved to the Yakima area where he met, and married Beverley Latham on June 4, 1949. He worked as an orchard foreman, and […]

Saturday, January 14th, 2012

Willis Ray Mills, 85, a longtime resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away on Saturday, January 14, 2012 at the Birchview Memory Care in Sedro Woolley. He was born the 9th of 10 children on February 4, 1926 on the family farm in Boyd County, Nebraska, the son of Earl & Eithel (Cork) Mills. He graduated from […]

Friday, January 13th, 2012

Edward Hower Burke, 93, a resident of Mount Vernon, passed away on Friday, January 13, 2012 at the Mira Vista Care Center in Mount Vernon, WA. Ed was born on November 15, 1918 in Blanchard, Washington, the son of Frank & Grace (Hower) Burke. He was raised in the Bow-Edison area and graduated from Burlington-Edison […]

Thursday, January 12th, 2012

Ira Francis Matier, 82, first born son of Hamilton & Mamie (Yeager) Matier, passed on to be with his Heavenly Father on Thursday, January 12, 2012 after a long illness. He proudly served his country during the Korean War. He is much loved by his wife, Rose; son and daughter-in-law, David & Teri Englert and […]

Thursday, January 12th, 2012

Joseph Philip Mihelich, age 96, a longtime resident of Enumclaw, Washington passed away Thursday, January 12, 2012 at the Life Care Center of Mount Vernon, in Mount Vernon, Washington. He was born July 22, 1915 in Oak Creek, Colorado to John and Mary (Mismas) Mihelich. Joseph grew up in Enumclaw, graduating from Enumclaw High School […]

Wednesday, January 11th, 2012

Rose Marie Pullar, 57, a resident of Concrete, passed away on Wednesday, January 11, 2012 at the Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. She was born on November 7, 1954 in Sedro-Woolley, WA, the daughter of Archie & Glenetta (Parberry) Pullar. Rose is survived by her children, Jonathan Keener (Lynda), William Keener (Tara) and Judy Keener. […]

Monday, January 9th, 2012

Jeffrey Alan (Jeff) Williams, age 55, passed away peacefully on Monday, January 9, 2012 after a short but courageous battle with cancer at his home in Sedro-Woolley, surrounded by his loving family. He was born on June 4, 1956 in Phoenix, Arizona the son of Belton & Julia (Van Trappen) Williams. Jeff was an amazing […]

Saturday, January 7th, 2012

Janet Louise Ocheltree, 67, a former Burlington area resident, passed away on Saturday, January 7, 2012 at Skagit Valley Hospital in Mount Vernon. She was born on June 11, 1944 in Santa Rosa, California, one of eleven children of Paul & Norma (Fry) Titus. The family later moved to Logansport, Indiana where Janet was raised […]

Thursday, January 5th, 2012

Glen Eldren Griffith, age 71, a resident of Mount Vernon for the past 10 years and Alger for 27 years, passed away on January 5, 2012 at his home in Mount Vernon, Washington. He was born January 25, 1940 in Bellingham, Washington to Merle and Marion (Wright) Griffith. After graduating from high school, Glen served […]

Friday, December 30th, 2011

Inge A. Foss, 89, a longtime Sedro-Woolley resident, passed away on Friday, December 30, 2011 at Home Place Special Care in Burlington, Washington. He was born on May 21, 1922 in Rissa, Norway. He was raised in Norway until the age of 15 when he moved to Clear Lake, Washington. Inge joined the U.S. Army […]

Tuesday, December 27th, 2011

Etta Marie Fox, 89, a longtime Sedro-Woolley resident, passed away on Tuesday, December 27, 2011 at the Skagit Valley Hospital in Mount Vernon surrounded by her loving family. She was born on August 19, 1922 in Sylva, North Carolina, the second of ten children of William Bryant & Lou Ellen (Young) Browning. She was raised […]

Tuesday, December 27th, 2011

Mary Starkovich, a long time Sedro-Woolley resident, passed away peacefully at her home with her loving daughters at her side, on December 27, 2011 at the age of 101. She was born on May 7, 1910 in Ronald, Washington and was the oldest of 9 children of Josephine and Joseph Chopp. She was raised and […]

Sunday, December 25th, 2011

SARGENT – Josephine Elizabeth Sargent (AKA Betty Jo), died on Christmas Day. She was the daughter of Josephine A. Sargent and Arthur O. Sargent. Born April 18, 1926 at Deaconess Hospital in Wenatchee, WA, and died December 25, 2011, in Albuquerque, NM. Betty Jo’s parents have preceded her in death. She has three living first […]

Sunday, December 25th, 2011

Jeanne Ethel Tate, age 82, passed away on Sunday, December 25, 2011 at the Skagit Valley Hospital in Mount Vernon, Washington following a heart attack. Jeanne was born on March 7, 1929 to Jesse and Deula (Jordan) Stratton at the family home on the Cook Road in Sedro-Woolley, Washington. They later moved up Hwy 9 […]

Monday, December 19th, 2011

Jacquie E. Cromarty, age 90, a former longtime resident of Sedro-Woolley and a resident of Lynnwood for the past 5 years, passed away on Monday, December 19, 2011 at Swedish Hospital in Edmonds, WA. She was born on June 13, 1921 in Sedro-Woolley, WA to William and Rose (Fish) Johnstone. Jacquie grew up in Sedro-Woolley […]

Monday, December 19th, 2011

Brandon Scott Krauch, age 27, of Sedro-Woolley, passed away on December 19, 2011, due to a car accident. Brandon was born May 4, 1984, in Ridgecrest, California, to Charles Scott, Jr. and Rynnea (Campbell) Krauch. Brandon had a big heart and kind soul; he was selfless, hardworking and dedicated. His friends and family meant everything […]