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


Wednesday, April 5th, 2023

Herbert ‘Herb’ Francis Hansen, age 82, a longtime resident of Sedro-Woolley, Washington passed away April 5, 2023, at Harborview Hospital, Seattle, with his loving family by his side.  This heartbreaking loss was due to his injuries sustained during a tragic accident on March 6, 2023.  He was born March 12, 1941, in Mount Vernon, WA […]

Monday, April 3rd, 2023

Penney Carlisle Holman, age 79, a longtime resident of Sedro-Woolley, Washington passed away at home April 3, 2023.  She was born November 20, 1943, in Brooklyn, New York to Robert and Carol (Penney) Carlisle. Despite being raised in New York City, Penney grew up exploring nature with her mother in local parks and was active […]

Saturday, April 1st, 2023

The man, the myth, the legend; Nathan would love that. 12/13/85 – 4/01/23 Nathan was a person that lived his life on his terms.  As a youth growing up in Skagit Valley, he loved his friends, father, football, basketball, animals, and his grandparents, Bill, Kathy, Joyce and Mary more than anything. He was a self-proclaimed […]

Friday, March 31st, 2023

Douglas E. Dills, age 80, a longtime Sedro-Woolley, Washington resident, passed away March 31, 2023, at home surrounded by his loving family.  He was born in Hayesville, NC, to Gordon H. and Irma (Swann) Dills. Douglas graduated from Hayesville High School in North Carolina.  After graduation Doug enlisted in the US Air Force for 4 […]

Thursday, March 30th, 2023

Christine “Chris” Silves left this earth on March 30, 2023 surrounded by her beloved family and the beauty of the picturesque Skagit Valley and Mount Baker that brought her such joy. Just shy of her 75th birthday, Chris was born and raised on Queen Anne in Seattle to Fred McClintock and Bernie (Lindell) Duthie on […]

Thursday, March 30th, 2023

Our beloved mother, Margaret Jean Allen Hammer, 92, went peacefully to be with her Lord on March 30, 2023.  Margie was born June 23, 1930, in Sioux City, Iowa to Adrian Theodore (Ted) and Elsie Adeline Lynn Allen. Margie’s family traveled west as part of the R.E.A. program before settling in Sedro-Woolley in 1942.  Margie […]

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2023

Craig Steven Greenough, 64, passed away unexpectedly on March 22, 2023 in Sedro-Woolley.  He was born on March 5, 1959 in Sedro-Woolley, WA, the son of Glen and Bernice (Harris) Greenough. Growing up in the small town of Sedro-Woolley, he had numerous friends that he enjoyed riding bicycles with, and many other adventurous activities. In […]

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2023

Helen Joan Pleas, 92, of Sedro Woolley, Washington passed peacefully surrounded by her loving family at the Whatcom Hospice House on February 22, 2023. Joan was born on November 28, 1930, to Stancil Joe Brown and Helen Borger Brown in Dodge City, Kansas.  At five years old, her family moved west for a better opportunity […]

Tuesday, March 21st, 2023

Arthur ‘Art’ Lawrence Miller, age 88, of Burlington, Washington, passed away at home March 21, 2023.  He was the devoted husband of Shirley and loving father of Steven, Susanne, and Sally.  He will be missed by all who knew him. Arthur was born July 7, 1934, in Corvallis, Oregon to Seeley and Veda Miller.  He […]

Thursday, March 16th, 2023

Carmella Grace Rommel, age 92, passed away at home in Burlington, Washington March 16, 2023.  She was born September 28, 1930, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Luigi and Grace (Glorioso) Tripi. Carmella is survived by her son, Scott Rommel; grandsons, Marshal (Cassandra) Rommel and Mathew (Monica) Rommel; four great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. She was […]

Tuesday, March 14th, 2023

Larry Eugene Earnst, 86, of Sedro-Woolley, Washington, passed away February 14, 2023, at United General Hospital.  He was born on February 19, 1936, in Scottsbluff, Nebraska to Lewis Grant and Ethel Olive Earnst. Larry spent most of his life in Washington.  As a child, his family moved several times before settling in Sedro-Woolley.  He graduated […]

Monday, March 13th, 2023

Inis ‘Rae’ West, age 87, passed away at home in Sedro-Woolley, Washington March 13, 2023.  She was born on June 16, 1935, in Monroe, WA to Walton and Inis (Pownall) La Fond. Rae is survived by her children, Leslie, Germaine, Margot, George and Duane; 6 grandchildren; and 4 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death […]

Thursday, March 9th, 2023

Tyler Nathan Tacker, 40, passed away in his home in Bellingham, Washington Thursday March 9, 2023. Tyler was born in Mount Vernon, Washington to Brett and Sandy Tacker on August 26, 1982. He was Brett and Sandy’s first-born son. Tyler was very active in sports growing up and was very athletic and outgoing. Throughout his […]

Thursday, March 9th, 2023

Gloria Jean McDonald, age 73, a longtime resident of Bow, Washington passed away at home March 9, 2023.  She was born July 22, 1949, in Reedsburg, Wisconsin to Paul and Dorothy (Richert) Wagner. Gloria met Doug McDonald in middle school who became her high school sweetheart, and they married July 19, 1968, at Bethlehem Lutheran […]

Tuesday, March 7th, 2023

Michael John Warren, 73, peacefully passed on Tuesday, March 7, 2023 after a life sharing love, joy and light through a bright smile and shining eyes. Mikey, born on September 21, 1949, to Lila A. (Mahaffey, Kalina) Warren and Stanley “Stack” A. Warren in Raymond, WA, loved his birthday, Christmas and a good party of […]

Wednesday, March 1st, 2023

Pastor David “Dave” Nichols, 82, of Burlington, Washington, passed away Wednesday, March 1, 2023.  Born in Kalispell, Montana in 1940 to Raymond and Violet Nichols, Dave joined the Navy in 1958 after graduation and served in the military for 10 years. During his time in the Navy, Dave met and eventually married Faye (nee) Morgan […]

Sunday, February 26th, 2023

Lory Daniel (Dan) Nieshe, 42, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Sunday, February 26, 2023 at his home in Edmonds, WA. He was born on December 10, 1980 in Sedro-Woolley, WA, the son to Lory B. Nieshe and Peggy Wake (Watts). Dan was born in Sedro-Woolley, Wa, where he spent his childhood. He […]

Saturday, February 25th, 2023

Gary Wayne Harpe, age 59, died at home with his brother by his side on February 25, 2023  in Sedro-Woolley, WA.  Gary was the first child born to John and Melinda (Saranto) Harpe on May 20, 1963 in Walla Walla, WA.  He and his brother Steven and sister Rhonda grew up in Touchet, WA.  Gary […]

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2023

John Patrick ‘Lucky’ O’Donnell III, age 44, passed away February 22, 2023, in Seattle, Washington.  He was born June 23, 1978, to John Patrick ‘Pat’ and Terry (Sullivan) O’Donnell in Mission Viejo, California. He lived in Seattle, Marblemount, WA, Eugene, OR, working mostly as a chef in Seattle.  He enjoyed all sports, but mostly Golf […]

Saturday, February 18th, 2023

Gary Robert Peasley, age 55, passed away in Tacoma, WA on Saturday, February 18, 2023.  He was born August 16, 1967 in Sedro-Woolley, WA to Robert and Paulette (Fox) Peasley. Gary grew up in Burlington, Wa with his parents and older brother Paul.  Gary attended Burlington-Edison High School. Gary was a jokester and enjoyed making […]

Friday, February 17th, 2023

Ray Frank Bryson, 74, passed away Friday, February 17, 2023 at his home near Lyman, Washington.  Ray was born December 27, 1948 to Frances Catherine (Burress) and John Dee Bryson at the family home built by his dad overlooking the Tuckaseegee River outside Cullowhee, North Carolina. The family moved to Washington State to find work […]

Friday, February 17th, 2023

William (Bill) Herbert Thompson, Jr Bill unexpectedly passed away on February 17, 2023, after a rough 2022, which started with the passing of his beloved wife of 60 years.  The second of 5 children, William Herbert Thompson, Jr was born December 9, 1937, in Everett, WA to Evelyn and William (Herb) Thompson, Sr.  He, along […]

Tuesday, February 14th, 2023

Eric Michael Call, 54,  passed away unexpectedly on Valentine’s Day, February 14, 2023 in Sedro Woolley, WA.  Eric was born May 14, 1968 in Pocatello, Idaho, the oldest son of Mel and Ann Call.  He attended schools in Seattle and graduated from Kentridge High School and then attended Ricks College.  He relocated to Sedro-Woolley in […]

Friday, February 10th, 2023

Betty Morgan, a former Sedro-Woolley resident, passed away on February 10, 2023, after suffering from Alzheimer’s for many years. She was lovingly taken care of by the caregivers at The Terrace at Beverly Lake in Everett, WA for the past 4 years. They loved her like their own and we cannot thank them enough! She […]

Friday, February 10th, 2023

Hattie Lee Buchanan, 81, of Birdsview, WA passed away on February 10, 2023 in Mount Vernon, WA. She was born November 2, 1941 in Franklin County, North Carolina to Charles C. and Kister (Russel) Conner.  Hattie was born a twin to her sister Mattie. Hattie, along with her twin sister, was the youngest of 10 […]