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


Monday, April 9th, 2012

   David Edward “Dave” Wells, age 68, passed away April 9, 2012. He was born November 14, 1943 in Everett, WA to Claude and Edith (Jorgensen) Wells.   Dave was raised and attended school in Marysville. Dave married Donna M. Berry November 26, 1966 in Everett, WA and together they made their home in Bellingham where he […]

Thursday, April 5th, 2012

Katia Vanessa Lugo, age 32, a resident of Burlington, passed away on Thursday, April 5, 2012 at Skagit Valley Hospital surrounded by her loved ones. She was born May 14, 1979 in Tepic, Nayarit, Mexico the daughter of Domingo Lugo and Maria Socorro Bernal. She will always be remembered as a happy person who loved […]

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

  Dallas E. Johnson, age 58, of Sedro-Woolley, passed away April 4, 2012. He was born June 30, 1953, in Burlington, to David and Lillian (Tyree) Johnson. He was married to Shirley Shultz in Salem Oregon, July 19, 1980. Dallas loved his kids and grandkids. He was the Coffee Ministry at His Place Community Church. […]

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

William George Vroman II, AKA Bill “Hippie” Vroman, was born in Naples, Italy on December 19, 1957.   He passed away on Tuesday, April 4, 2012, after working in the morning sun.    Bill was proud to be a master carpenter. Through a lifetime of experience, he could creatively build anything. When Bill wasn’t challenging his […]

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

Lilla Mae Queen, age 92, passed away on Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at Where The Heart Is in Burlington, Washington.   She was born in Caney Fork, North Carolina  on March 15, 1920 to Tyrell and Lorena (Cook) Corne. Lilla Mae attended school in North Carolina and graduated from Cullowhee High School in 1938.  She married […]

Monday, April 2nd, 2012

Eddie Aldridge, 77, a longtime resident of the Rockport community, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Saturday, March 31, 2012. He was born on August 23, 1934 in Avery County, North Carolina, the son of Thomas Edgar & Naomi (Wiseman) Aldridge.  His parents passed away when he was a young boy so he stayed […]

Friday, March 30th, 2012

Robert Ray “Bob” Shannon, age 66, a lifetime resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away on Friday, March 30, 2012. Bob was born on June 23, 1945, in Sedro-Woolley the son of Ray and Fern (Sorensen) Shannon.  He grew up in Sedro-Woolley, graduating Sedro-Woolley High School in 1963, and then attended Skagit Valley College. He joined the […]

Thursday, March 29th, 2012

Walter Stanley Whitney, age 81, of Lyman passed away March 29, 2012.  He was born September 29, 1930, in Lillooett, British Columbia, Canada, to Edward and Alvira (Means) Whitney. Walt is survived by his wife of 46 years, JoAnn; daughter, Iona (Larry) Bridgman; son, Kenneth Borgman; daughter, Ruth (Jay) Bennett; son, Todd Borgman,; daughter, Diana […]

Sunday, March 25th, 2012

Bruce Eugene Harshman, age 88, a longtime Lyman resident, passed away on March 25, 2012, at his home. He was born on October 2, 1923, in Eaton Rapids, Michigan, to Ralph and Vera (Fox) Harshman. During World War II, Bruce was a paratrooper, serving at the Battle of the Bulge and at Normandy, receiving the […]

Sunday, March 25th, 2012

Lester Leroy Hart, age 80, passed away Sunday, March 25, 2012 at the Life Care Center of Skagit Valley in Sedro-Woolley, Washington. He was born November 11, 1931 in Hitchcock, South Dakota to Joseph and Edith (Avery) Hart who passed away when Lester was a young child. Lester was raised by his Aunt Clara (Mom) […]

Friday, March 23rd, 2012

Alvaro Serrano, also known as Spooky, age 33, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away unexpectedly on Friday March 23, 2012. He was born on July 19, 1978 in Tijuana, Mexico, but has resided in Washington State since he was a baby. Spooky worked many different odds jobs. Most recently he worked as a car detailer […]

Monday, March 19th, 2012

Keith Gordon Brink, age 71, a lifelong resident of the Sedro-Woolley area, passed away on March 19, 2012 at his home. He was born July 16, 1940 to Henry and Grace (Joosten) Brink in Lancaster County, Nebraska, and grew up in Sedro-Woolley. He wrestled for Sedro-Woolley High School, and liked fishing and crabbing in the […]

Friday, March 16th, 2012

Daniel Ray Wenrick, 54, a lifelong resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away at his home on Friday, March 16, 2012. Dan was born on March 25, 1957 in Sedro-Woolley, the son of Richard & Annie (Knuth) Wenrick. He was raised and attended school in Sedro-Woolley. As a teenager Dan began working in the logging industry, working […]

Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

Judith (Judy) Gayle Fredrickson, age 65, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 14, 2012 after a lengthy illness at her home in Sedro-Woolley, Washington. She was born March 15, 1946 in Sedro-Woolley, Washington to Aurel (Wink) and Eleanor LaCasse. She graduated from Sedro-Woolley High School in 1964. Judy spent most of her life in Sedro-Woolley, […]

Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

Stephen Joseph Walsh, age 77, a resident of Sedro-Woolley Washington, peacefully passed away on Tuesday, March 13, 2012 in the comfort of his home, surrounded by loving family. Stephen Walsh served four years in the Air Force, worked on the railroad for 20 years and was a member of Teamsters for 18 years. He was […]

Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

Desiree (Rae) Berry, age 97, a longtime Skagit County resident passed away Tuesday, March 13, 2012 at Birchview Memory Care in Sedro-Woolley, Washington. She was born January 10, 1915 in Needham, County of Norfolk, England to Louis and Catherine (Fraser) Butcher. In 1919, Rae sailed through the icebergs of the North Sea with her parents […]

Monday, March 12th, 2012

James Edward Cline, II, 45, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away on Monday, March 12, 2012 at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. He was born on June 2, 1966 in Olympia, Washington, the son of James E. Cline, I & Glenda (Prentice) McGowan. For the past 12 years, Jim has worked as a plumber for […]

Thursday, March 8th, 2012

Luella Della Johnson, age 90, passed away Thursday, March 8, 2012 at Birchview Memory Care in Sedro-Woolley with her family at her side. She was born March 14, 1921 in Center, Nebraska to William and Anna (Muth) Nieshe. Luella grew up in Nebraska and was married to George Jaakola residing in Minnesota until coming to […]

Saturday, March 3rd, 2012

Leonard S. Lippert Jr., age 90, passed away peacefully on Friday, March 2, 2012 in Sedro-Woolley, WA. Leonard was born in Peekskill, NY on February 5, 1922. Son of Leonard Sr. and Clara Lippert. After High School, he joined the Navy as an Aviation Machinist Mate. Len served on dirigibles in the North Atlantic, searching […]

Friday, March 2nd, 2012

Cameron Wayne Sheridan, 19, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away on Monday, March 5, 2012, due to an automobile accident. Cameron was born on July 18, 1992 in Mount Vernon, Washington, the son of Jeff and Melissa (Hodgins) Sheridan. Cameron enjoyed hanging out with his teenage brothers, wrestling with his younger brothers and cuddling with […]

Friday, March 2nd, 2012

John Smith, Jr., 76, a resident of Mount Vernon, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, March 2, 2012 at the Skagit Valley Hospital in Mount Vernon. He was born on August 15, 1935 in Corryton, Tennessee, the son of John and Cecelia (Collins) Smith. John really enjoyed his work in the logging and lumber Industry, driving […]

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

Ernest “Bud” Parker passed away at home on February 29, 2012. Bud was born to Ernest and Freda (Good) Parker, in Birdsview, at his parents’ home on December 15, 1937. Bud attended Sedro-Woolley High School and then graduated from Oregon State University with a Teaching Certificate. Bud taught school, first in Reedsport, Oregon, then Petersburg, […]

Saturday, February 25th, 2012

Stella M. Teachman, 73, a former resident of the Rockport community, passed away on Saturday, February 25, 2012 at the Birchview Memory Care Center in Sedro-Woolley. She was born on March 17, 1938 in Burlington, Washington, the daughter of Rawson & Muthel (Wilson) Hornbeck. She was raised at Sauk, east of Concrete and attended school […]

Thursday, February 23rd, 2012

Michael Anthony Jenkins, age 26, passed away on Thursday, February 23, 2012, in Mount Vernon. Michael was born to Charles Follis and Jodie Jenkins on August 7, 1985, in Anacortes, Washington. He loved to work on cars and bicycles, making sure they were working perfectly, and were always clean. He had a huge sense of […]

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

Bernice L. “Bernie” Duthie, age 87, a resident of Mount Vernon, Washington for the past 2 years, passed away Wednesday, February 22, 2012 at Ashley Gardens of Mount Vernon. She was born August 27, 1924 in Seattle, Washington to Martin and Violet (Auckland) Lindell. Bernie grew up in Seattle and graduated from Queen Anne High […]