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


Wednesday, October 10th, 2012

Roger LeRoy “Corky” Cork, 83, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at Providence Medical Center in Everett, Washington with his family by his side. Roger was born on May 5, 1929 in Princeton, Illinois, the son of Claude & Orpha (Wells) Cork. He was raised and attended school in […]

Monday, October 8th, 2012

Louis Joseph Auriemma, Jr., age 52, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away October 8, 2012. He was born September 18, 1960, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, to Louis and Lorraine (Gallagher) Auriemma, Sr.  He grew up in Florida, moving to Sedro-Woolley in 1989. He enjoyed salt-water sport fishing, and was a Miami Dolphins fan. Louis is […]

Monday, October 8th, 2012

Harry B. Smit, age 83, died October 8, 2012 in Mount Vernon, WA at Mira Vista Life Care Center. He was born on October 19, 1928 at the Burlington Hospital on Fairhaven Street. Harry graduated from the 8th grade in Burlington and received his GED from Skagit Valley College. He worked as a diesel mechanic […]

Sunday, October 7th, 2012

Grace LaVerne Lemon, 73, of Mount Vernon, passed away peacefully on October 7, 2012 surrounded by family. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, daughter, aunt and friend. Grace will be missed greatly by all those who knew her. Born August 1, 1939 in Concrete, WA, she was the daughter of Phillip and Matilda […]

Friday, October 5th, 2012

Mitchell Charles Latting, 17, a resident of Concrete, passed away on Friday, October 5, 2012, the result of a tragic accident. He was born on March 12, 1995 in Mount Vernon, WA, the son of Mitchell & Gina (Burgess) Latting, Sr. Mitchell attended grade school in Lyman and middle school and high school in Sedro-Woolley. […]

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012

Clyde E. Gardner, age 87, a long time Everett resident, passed away on Tuesday October 2, 2012. Born in the tiny town of Delia, Kansas, Clyde was the youngest of 9 children. His youth was spent working long, hard days on the family farm tending cattle, horses and acres of crops. He spent 10 years […]

Sunday, September 30th, 2012

Keith Leroy Holbrook, age 83, a longtime Birdsview resident, passed away on September 30, 2012. He was born October 22, 1928, in Boise, Idaho to Joseph and Lucetta (Lytle) Holbrook. Keith was a Life Member of the NRA, who loved to hunt and fish, and hike, exploring old mines. He collected old tools, and enjoyed […]

Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

Richard Nels “Dick” Hodgin, 79, a longtime resident of Burlington, passed away on Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at United General Hospital in Sedro-Woolley. Dick was born on July 22, 1933 in Burlington, WA, the son of Nels & Beatrice (Studdard) Hodgin.  The family made their home in Hamilton where Dick was raised and attended grade […]

Monday, September 24th, 2012

Shirley Loreen Mortensen, 85, a longtime Burlington resident, passed away at her home on Monday, September 24, 2012 surrounded by her family. She was born on May 18, 1927 in Seattle, the only child of Lorne & Ruth (Small) Patterson. She was raised and attended school in Seattle, graduating from Roosevelt High School with the […]

Thursday, September 13th, 2012

Sheila Palm Ellis, 79, passed away on September 13, 2012 with her loving family by her side. She was born on April 6, 1933, in Essex, MA to Arthur & Svea (Palm) Houde. After graduating from Northboro High School, she joined the U.S. Air Force where she worked as a secretary, and played catcher on […]

Monday, September 10th, 2012

William L. “Bill” Riggins, 80, a longtime resident of Mount Vernon passed away on Monday, September 10, 2012 at the Whatcom Hospice House in Bellingham, surrounded by his loving family. Bill was born on December 30, 1931 in Grants, New Mexico and was raised and attended school in Bakersfield, California, graduating from East Bakersfield High […]

Monday, September 3rd, 2012

John Edward Fillweber, Sr., age 79, passed away September 3, 2012, in Reno, Nevada. A Graveside Inurnment Service will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, September 22, 2012, at Union Cemetery, Sedro-Woolley, with Chaplain Bob Mulligan presiding.  The U. S. Navy and the American Legion George Baldridge Post #43 will be providing Military Honors. 

Sunday, September 2nd, 2012

Jerry Allen Hayes, Sr., 75, a resident of the Alger community, passed away at his home on Sunday, September 2, 2012 surrounded by his loving family. Jerry was born on June 16, 1937 in Ventura, California, the son of Claude & Audrey (Flynn) Hayes. He was raised and attended school in Caruthers, California. In 1956 […]

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012

Debra Ann Creager Ganske, 60, wife and eternal companion of Cliff Ganske of Sedro-Woolley passed away on Thursday, August 23, 2012, in her home surrounded by family. She had struggled with melanoma brain cancer for several months. She was born on May 5, 1952 in Ogden, Utah and was raised and attended school in Roy, […]

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012

Floreta Fay Smith, 91, passed away on Thursday, August 23, 2012 St Joseph Hospital in Bellingham. She was born on November 15, 1920 at her grandmother’s house in Oklahoma. Floreta was a devoted Christian who preached Pentecostal her whole life, starting at age 6 years old until her death. She had resided in Marblemount, Washington […]

Tuesday, August 21st, 2012

James Douglas Miller, 70 a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away at his home surrounded by his family on Tuesday, August 21, 2012. Jim was born on August 21, 1942 in Portland, Oregon, the son of Raymond & Clara (Seaman) Miller. He was raised and attended school in the Fobes Hill area of Snohomish and graduated […]

Monday, August 20th, 2012

Kevin Dale Shroyer, 49, a member of the Upper Skagit Indian Tribe, passed away at his home on Monday, August 20, 2012. He was born on November 24, 1962 in Sedro-Woolley, the son of Lorna Boome. Kevin has been a beloved member of the Upper Skagit Tribe for many years where he would make sure […]

Saturday, August 18th, 2012

Fawnie Ward Binschus passed away peacefully on August 18, 2012, at the age of 85, after a valiant battle with cancer. He was born in Greenville, Michigan, on January 4, 1927, to Albert Otto and Melissa Mae (MacFarland) Binschus. In 1939, the family moved to Bellingham, where he attended school. He later joined the U. […]

Tuesday, August 7th, 2012

Dorothy Mary Klepper, 88, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away on Tuesday, August 7, 2012 at Skagit Valley Hospital in Mount Vernon. She was born on September 15, 1923 in Croatia in Yugoslavia, the daughter of Dako & Mara (Popovich) Magovac. Dorothy immigrated from Croatia with her family in 1937 and became a U.S. citizen […]

Saturday, August 4th, 2012

Rachel Williams Arnone, 40, a resident of Burlington, passed away on Saturday, August 4, 2012. She was born on July 3, 1972 in Sedro-Woolley, the daughter of Lorna Boome Williams. She was raised and attended school in Sedro-Woolley and had spent her life living in the Skagit Valley. She was a free willed spirit and […]

Thursday, August 2nd, 2012

Lorraine Veronica Bolinger, 92, a Sedro-Woolley resident, passed away on Thursday, August 2, 2012. She was born on January 8, 1920 in Clear Lake, Washington to Louis and Albina (Erspamer) Lazzari. Lorraine was known for her crocheted caps. She was also an avid Mariners fan. Lorraine is survived by her son, Thomas “Brad” and his […]

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

Roy “Arnold” Parker passed away July 31, 2012 surrounded by his family in Sedro-Woolley. He was born May 10, 1934 in Sylva, North Carolina to Holmes and Mary Etta (Henry) Parker. The family came to Washington in 1952 where he worked for a time at the cement plant in Concrete. He then began working in […]

Sunday, July 29th, 2012

David George Bakken, 58, beloved brother, uncle, and friend passed away July 29 2012. He was born to Elmer and Bernice Bakken on June 11 1954. Dave graduated from Ballard High School and attended the University of Washington. He spent many years working in hospitality and in the food service industry. He was an avid […]

Saturday, July 28th, 2012

Mary Louise Petitti, age 80, resident of Mount Vernon passed away Saturday, July 28th at Burton Care Center in Burlington, with her daughter by her side. Born in Quincy, Massachusetts, daughter of Joseph and Ida LoCicero. Soon after high school, Mary met and married Robert Frank Petitti Sr., in 1953. Mary enjoyed many years as […]

Friday, July 27th, 2012

Nathan David Stark, age 33, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, July 27, 2012. He was born on April 24, 1979 in Tacoma, WA, to David Stark and Won Cha Yun. Nathan was a kind hearted person who put helping others before himself. He will be mostly missed by his best friend […]