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


Monday, June 26th, 2023

Louisa May Messer, 87, passed away peacefully at her home in Sedro-Woolley, WA on Monday, June 26, 2023. She was born on December 24, 1935 to Joe and Velma (Dyer) Yeager in their family home in Van Horn, Skagit County. She grew up in Concrete attending school there and graduated from Concrete High School in […]

Thursday, June 22nd, 2023

Marilyn ‘Casey’ Earles, age 79, passed away in Sedro-Woolley, Washington June 22, 2023.  She was born December 23, 1943, in San Francisco, California to Warren and Doris (Edwards) Jones. She started school in Purcell, Oklahoma, then Great Falls, Montana until the 5th grade.  The family moved to Mount Vernon, WA where she graduated from Mount […]

Thursday, June 22nd, 2023

Dixie Ellen Hamilton, 84, passed away peacefully in the morning hours on Thursday, June 22, 2023. She was born April 27, 1939 in Sequim, WA. the daughter of Ralph and Margaret Lindbloom. Not too long after, the family relocated to Big Lake, WA, where she attended Big Lake Elementary and finished schooling by graduating from […]

Tuesday, June 20th, 2023

Julieta C. Sharp ‘Julie’, age 68, of Sedro-Woolley, Washington, passed away peacefully in her home on Tuesday, June 20, 2023.  Julie was born on July 19, 1954, to Elena and Gregorio Cabarle in Magang, Daet Camarines Norte, Philippines.  She was married to Edmund Sharp Jr. on August 17, 1976.  Julie was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, […]

Monday, June 19th, 2023

Cindy Kay Gibbs Balam, age 61, a longtime resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away June 4, 2023.  She was born December 24, 1961 in Fort Sill, Oklahoma to Melvin Wesley and Erika (Eckert) Gibbs.  Cindy loved to fish and hunt, and it is said that she could shoot as well as her father. Cindy is survived […]

Thursday, June 15th, 2023

Richard “Rich” Carl Joneli, Jr. passed away peacefully surrounded by family at home in Sedro-Woolley, Washington on May 27, 2023, after a valiant battle with cancer.  He was just one month shy of his 60th birthday. Rich was born on June 22, 1963, in Sedro-Woolley, to Dick and Shirley Joneli.  He was confirmed at Bethlehem […]

Saturday, June 10th, 2023

Gregory Shane Morgan passed away on June 10, 2023 just 6 days shy of his 56th birthday. He was born on June 16, 1967 at United General Hospital in Sedro-Woolley, Washington to his parents, Ellen and James “Bud” Morgan. His parents and his brother Bud made a home in Burlington, WA. Greg graduated from Burlington-Edison […]

Wednesday, June 7th, 2023

Charles Richard “Dick” McClure, 93, passed away June 7, 2023 at Silverado Memory Care Community with his dog “Joe” by his side. He taught 6th grade in Bellingham, Washington and was well respected by students, parents, and faculty.  He worked at the conservation site for many years. Dick was a longtime board member at WECU […]

Friday, June 2nd, 2023

Donald Latting, a.k.a. “Red”, age 81, a long time Sedro-Woolley resident, went to heaven to be reunited with his loving wife, Dorothy on Friday, June 2, 2023 at United General Hospital in Sedro-Woolley.  Don was born July 10, 1941, in Bellingham, Washington to Donald Latting, Sr. and Juanita Plemon.  Don attended all of his school […]

Thursday, June 1st, 2023

James Anthony Hanses, 75, of Sedro-Woolley passed away on Thursday, June 1, 2023. Jim  was born on January 26, 1948, to Anthony and Louise (Zix) Hanses in Elmhurst, Illinois. He was married to Robin Hanses and is survived by his sons, Jason and Anthony Hanses, and his grandson, Cadence James. He is preceded in death […]

Tuesday, May 30th, 2023

Kenneth ‘Ken’ Edwin Colyn, age 74, passed away peacefully at Whatcom Hospice House, Bellingham, Washington on May 30, 2023, after a long month of unexpected health complications.  He was born June 4, 1948, in Everett, WA to Cornelius and Jessie (De Jong) Colyn.  He was the youngest child, with two older sisters.  The family attended […]

Monday, May 29th, 2023

Merle Kay Brown, age 92, a longtime Sedro-Woolley, Washington resident, passed away May 29, 2023. She was born on January 24, 1931  in Concrete, WA, the daughter of Earl King and Miriam (Spurling) King. Kay, as she was known, was raised in Birdsview, WA and graduated from Concrete High School in 1949 and from Western […]

Monday, May 29th, 2023

Mark Warren Chatt passed away at home on May 29, 2023, surrounded by family.  He was born to Orville and Patricia Chatt on March 12, 1955, in Eugene, Oregon.  His family moved to Iowa in 1956 and then to the Skagit Valley in 1964.  Mark attended elementary school in both Ames, Iowa, and Burlington, Washington, […]

Friday, May 26th, 2023

Betty Jean Edwards, 78, passed away on May 26, 2023 at her home in Sedro-Woolley  from complications of dementia. She was born in Mountain Lake, Minnesota on February 27, 1945, the daughter of Reinhard and Esther Schuknecht. Betty and the family moved to the Kent area in 1954, where she attended school, going on to […]

Thursday, May 25th, 2023

Jack L Lee, 88, a resident of Lake Stevens, Washington, peacefully passed away at home on Wednesday May 17, 2023.  He was born in St Croix Falls, Wisconsin to Bert and Dorothy Lee, the oldest of four children.  At 17, after graduating from High School, in 1952, he enlisted in the Navy.  After boot camp and mechanics […]

Saturday, May 20th, 2023

Carol Fredrickson, age 82, of  Sedro-Woolley, passed away peacefully on Saturday,  May 20, 2023 after her battle with cancer. Carol was born on July 9, 1940 to Velma (Smith) and Joseph Haley in Snohomish, WA.  She was married to Norman Fredrickson and lived in the Day Creek area until they parted ways in 1988. Carol […]

Saturday, May 20th, 2023

“Big Jim,” a lifelong resident of Skagit Valley passed away on May 20, 2023, at his home in Birdsview after a short battle with cancer. Jim was born in Sedro-Woolley on April 1, 1963, the son of James and Georgia (Schryer) Mathis. Jim attended school in Sedro-Woolley, graduating with the class of 1982, lettering in […]

Friday, May 19th, 2023

Sandra ‘Sande’ Jo Stringfield, age 66, a longtime Sedro-Woolley, Washington resident, passed away May 19, 2023.  She was born in Sedro-Woolley to Raymond Fox Jr. and Bobbie Jo (Ensley) Fox. She is survived by her husband, Mike Stringfield; sons, Eric and his wife, Melody Stringfield and Jason Stringfield; grandchildren, Savanah and Hunter Stringfield; mother, Bobbie […]

Monday, May 15th, 2023

Joyce Savage Daves, age 95, passed away on May 15, 2023, at her assisted-living apartment in Sedro-Woolley, Washington. She was born on January 2, 1928, in Sheridan, California. After Joyce attended Glad Tidings Bible Institute in San Francisco for a year, she married Philip Savage on June 24, 1949. They moved to Sedro-Woolley the following […]

Friday, May 12th, 2023

David ‘Dave’ John Frank, 81, passed peacefully at Skagit Regional Health on May 12, 2023. He was born on January 4, 1942 in Sedro-Woolley, WA the son to John and Nellie (Johnson) Frank.  Dave grew up in Concrete, Washington, graduating from Concrete High School in 1960. He attended Skagit Valley College earning his AA degree […]

Friday, May 12th, 2023

James (Jim) VanDelinder, a longtime resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away on May 12, 2023 at United General Hospital at 61 years of age. Jim held many roles in life, son, brother, husband, father, uncle and friend. In his younger years, Jim served time in the Air Force where he learned the plumbing trade. He was […]

Sunday, May 7th, 2023

Wayne Walter Watts, Sr., Age 79, a longtime Bow, Washington resident, passed away at home May 7, 2023, surrounded by his family.  He was born April 10, 1944, in Hot Springs, South Dakota to Alfred L. and Yvonna ‘Bonnie’ (Welch) Watts.  His sister, Ida Lynn Walter, 67 and brother, Charlie Alan Cox, 63 are still […]

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2023

Our wonderful mother, Donna M. Berg, passed away unexpectedly, on May 3, 2023 at her Mt. Vernon home with daughter-in-law,  Ann by her side at the age of 87, and has triumphantly entered her heavenly home. Donna was born in Everett, WA on February 16, 1936 to Ernest G. and Lucille M. Gallagher. Due to […]

Sunday, April 30th, 2023

Marty Joe Conard, of Sedro-Woolley, passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 30, 2023 surrounded by his loved ones. Marty was born on October 24, 1963 to Bill and Ruby Conard in Waynesville, NC. He moved to Concrete, WA with his family in 1977 and attended school in Concrete. He enjoyed working outdoors within construction and […]

Saturday, April 29th, 2023

Wayne Paul Barrett, age 64, a Concrete, Washington resident, passed away April 29, 2023, in a car accident.  He was born in Malta, Montana to Wayne Lee and Arlene Rachel (Rustad) Barrett.  He spent much time on his family’s ranch and referred to it as the best times of his life; the place he always […]