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


Tuesday, August 6th, 2013

Delbert “Del” Joseph Olander, 77, passed away at home on the property in Hoogdal where he was born, lived, and farmed his entire life.  He went to his permanent home on August 6, 2013 with his loving wife at his side. Del was born to Harry and Vera Olander (Nilsson) on August 11, 1935 in […]

Tuesday, August 6th, 2013

     Elmer Lorne “Uncle” Lindsay, 75, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away on August 6, 2013 at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.      He was born on June 3, 1938 in Wolf Point, Montana, the son of William & Bertha (Long) Lindsay.  Elmer was raised and attended school in Wolf Point.      Elmer worked […]

Sunday, August 4th, 2013

April Dawn Sanders, 54, a longtime resident of the Sedro-Woolley area, passed away on Sunday, August 4, 2013 at United General Hospital, surrounded by her family and friends following a brief battle with cancer.      She was born in Sedro-Woolley on January 12, 1959, the daughter of Larry & Joan (Ganske) Hale.  As an infant […]

Thursday, August 1st, 2013

Katherine Mary Goodland, 94, a longtime resident of Bellingham, passed away August 1, 2013.  She was born December 31, 1918 in Butte, Montana, to William and Winifred (Gorman) Wilson, and grew up in Boulder, Montana.  Katherine and Jack H. Goodland married in 1941, and made Bellingham their home. Katherine is survived by her sons, John […]

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

M. Marta Moreno Fuller, 87, of Bellingham passed away Sunday, July 28th 2013. Surrounded by her loved ones; Marta went home to the Lord after her second battle with ovarian cancer. She was born April 4, 1926 in Morenci, Arizona (a copper mining town) to parents Cruz Anzurez (mother) and Adelaido Moreno (father). The family, […]

Friday, July 26th, 2013

Husband of Carol Scherf, brother of Randy, Colleen, and Brian, father of Ronald Scherf, stepfather of Tyler and Tara, grandfather of Michael, Tara, and Alyssa, great grandfather of Lillyanna. Friend to his little buddy – Harley. Albert was a passionate man with a love for the outdoors, motorcycling, and NASCAR. He will always be remembered […]

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

William Harold Trueman passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 25, 2013. The first of three children born to William and Mary (Albertine) Trueman, he was born in Lyman, WA on August 1, 1925.   Harold attended Lyman Grade School and graduated from Sedro-Woolley High School.  He married Lavone Stone in 1949, moving to the old Pete […]

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

Sylvia Cordelia Anderson was born in Franklin, North Carolina on March 24, 1913 to Hezekiah and Hassie (Cloer) Dills.  She grew up in North Carolina and was united in marriage to Charles Anderson in 1928.   They moved to Birdsview, Washington in 1952 before eventually settling in Sedro-Woolley. Our precious mother went to meet her Lord […]

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013

  Wayne Joseph Kremer was born in Watertown, South Dakota the son of  Mary and Maynard Kremer on June 6, 1951.  He passed away peacefully at Whatcom Hospice House in Bellingham on July 24, 2013 surrounded by his loving family He graduated from Sedro Woolley High School with the class of 1969.  After graduation Wayne […]

Sunday, July 21st, 2013

     Dwayne Rian Kerrigan passed away at Skagit Valley Hospital in Mount Vernon on Sunday, July 21, 2013.  He was 4 years of age.  He will be reunited in Heaven with his little brother Hunter who passed away after premature birth.      He was born in Mount Vernon on March 16, 2009 to Heather […]

Monday, July 15th, 2013

    Florence Jean Klinger, 69, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, Washington, passed away at her home on Monday, July 15, 2013.      She was born in Seattle on December 6, 1943 to Louis “Hap” and Alberta Voltin.  After growing up in the Bremerton area, she married, had two children, and lived in California and Texas.  […]

Saturday, July 13th, 2013

Londa Raines, 58, died July 13, 2013 in Spokane, Washington following a battle with cancer. She was born January 24, 1955 in Klamath Falls, Oregon to Lonnie (Clendenon) Slawson and Berwyn Slawson. She was soon joined by younger brother and sister, Larry and Sheryl. Londa graduated from Milo Adventist Academy in Days Creek, Oregon in […]

Thursday, July 11th, 2013

Juan Reyez Martinez, Jr., age 59, passed away July 11, 2013, at home in Sedro-Woolley.  He was born August 19, 1953, in Ganado, Texas, to Juan and Josephine (Alinez) Martinez. Juan worked as a Field Inspector for Washington State Department of Transportation for 32 years, and for Harris Construction for 5 years.  He loved his […]

Wednesday, July 10th, 2013

Dorothy L. Ekman, 89, a longtime resident of Sedro-Woolley passed away on Wednesday, July 10, 2013. She was born on August 3, 1923 in Sedro-Woolley, WA the daughter of Dewey and Jessie (Wilson) Soren. She was raised and attended school in Hamilton. After school she worked at the Mount Vernon Cannery. Later, she managed the […]

Monday, July 8th, 2013

Russell Bruce Sleipness passed away on July 8, 2013 after a courageously fought, four-year battle with brain cancer.  He was born July 31, 1947 in Seattle.  Following graduation from Roosevelt High School in 1965, he served in Vietnam as a military policeman.  In 1968, Russ married his high school sweetheart, Sonja Werdal.  Russ worked as […]

Friday, July 5th, 2013

Edith Viola Self, age 81, a longtime resident of the Skagit Valley, passed away at home, in Sedro-Woolley, July 5, 2013. She was born September 8, 1931 to Windsor and Sarah Hicks, in Boone, North Carolina.  She lived in Boone, until meeting, by writing letters, and marrying Samuel Self in 1949, at the age of […]

Monday, June 24th, 2013

John William Margreiter, age 84, of Burlington, passed away June 24, 2013. He was born October 27, 1928 in Medford, Oregon, to George and Lillian (Warner) Margreiter.  John married Gloria Solomon in Seattle on December 6, 1951 while he was in the Army.  He served the US Army in Germany and at Fort Lewis, finally […]

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

Eric John Ekblad, age 67, passed away June 7, 2013 at Mira Vista Nursing Facility in Mount Vernon, WA. He was born May 10, 1946 in New York to Stig and Doris (Ragger) Ekblad. Eric joined the US Navy in 1966 and was stationed at NAS Whidbey Island in Oak Harbor as a Petty Officer […]

Friday, June 14th, 2013

    Christine Parrish, 50, a longtime Skagit County resident, passed away on June 14, 2013 at the U of W Medical Center in Seattle.  She was born on July 20, 1962 in Mount Vernon.  She was raised and attended school in Sedro-Woolley.  Christine worked in the janitorial industry for many years.    She is survived by […]

Sunday, June 9th, 2013

Doris Campbell passed away peacefully on June 10, 2013 at age 94 in Sedro- Woolley, WA.  She was born in Lyman, Washington on August 3, 1918, the daughter of Henry and Virginia Mullen. One of six children, she graduated from Hamilton High School in 1936. After attaining a teaching certificate from Bellingham Normal School, she […]

Tuesday, June 4th, 2013

  On June 4th at 1:35 AM, Bell Hamilton went home to dance with the Lord.  She departed from her earthly home surrounded by her loving family.   Grandma Bell was born on June 25, 1932 in Greeley, Colorado to Kenneth and Jessie Yates as the 5th of seven children, four of which passed before her […]

Monday, June 3rd, 2013

     Jean was born to Howard W. and Wilhelmina Hollis in Rocky Point, Long Island, New York on August 1, 1924 and passed away peacefully in her sleep on June 27, 2013 at home of natural causes.  Jean was 88 years old, just shy of her 89th birthday.      Jean attended high school in […]

Monday, May 27th, 2013

  Clifford Matterand, age 88, a lifetime resident of Clear Lake, WA passed away on Monday, May 27, 2013 at the Mira Vista Care Center in Mount Vernon, WA.  He was born on November 2, 1924 in Clear Lake, to Aaron and Martha (Gyes) Matterand.    Cliff grew up in Clear Lake where he attended school […]

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013

David L. Haynes, age 69, a lifetime resident of Mount Vernon, WA, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Wednesday, May 22, 2013. He was born March 2, 1944 in Mount Vernon to Norman and Jeanne (Affleck) Haynes. David grew up in Mount Vernon attending school and graduating from Mount Vernon High School with the […]

Monday, May 20th, 2013

UPDATE:   At Carl’s explicit request his family will host an “Eatin’, Drinkin’ & Blue Grass Party” in celebration of his life.  Friends and family are invited to join them on June 15, 2013 at 5:00 pm at the Eagle’s Lodge in Sedro-Woolley for a potluck with bluegrass music to follow at 7:30 PM.  Bring […]