Lemley Chapel
Serving Sedro-Woolley &
All of Skagit County Since 1935
1008 Third Street
Sedro-Woolley, WA
360-855-1288
www.LemleyChapel.com

Memorials

Friday, July 23rd, 2010

Our beloved David Wayne Blacksher went to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, July 23, 2010 at the Skagit Valley Hospital in Mount Vernon, Washington.     He was born on June 28, 1960 in Mount Vernon, Washington the son of Ray and Rita (Hansen) Blacksher.                                                     David grew up in Big Lake and attended school […]

Monday, July 19th, 2010

James Russell “Russ” Duckworth Russ passed away July 19, 2010 at home, following a courageous two-and-a-half year battle with pancreatic cancer.  Russ was born December 20, 1954 in Walla Walla, WA to Ronald and JoAn (White) Duckworth.  The family was transferred to the tri-city area in 1954, and to Skagit County in 1956. Russ attended […]

Saturday, July 17th, 2010

Mary Jane Pewitt, 81, a longtime Sedro-Woolley resident, passed away on Saturday, July 17, 2010 at United General Hospital in Sedro-Woolley. She was born on January 22, 1929 in Lake Preston, South Dakota, the daughter of Joseph & Esther (Troelson) Karpinske. She was raised and attended school in Watertown, South Dakota. Mary made her home […]

Friday, July 16th, 2010

Harlan Richard “Dick” Berger passed away peacefully on July 16, 2010 in Sedro-Woolley, Washington at the age of 89. He was a resident of Country Meadow Village at the time of his passing.   Harlan Richard was born on January 12, 1921 in Peoria, Illinois to parents Edward and Emma  (Kuntz) Berger and was raised in […]

Thursday, July 15th, 2010

Fred William Fuchser passed away on Thursday, July 15, 2010, at the Skagit Valley Hospital in Mount Vernon, Washington. Fred was born on January 8, 1937 to Christian & Ella (Widmer) Fuchser at the family home in Clipper, Washington, where he joined one brother & three sisters. Fred was born with Cerebral Palsy, and in […]

Wednesday, July 14th, 2010

Ruth Kraszeski of Arlington, Washington, died peacefully at home with her family on July 14, 2010.  She was 91. Ruth was born March 3, 1919, in Natural Bridge, New York, the youngest daughter of Jeanette and Carlton Chaffee.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, V. E. “Bill” Kraszeski, her sister […]

Sunday, July 11th, 2010

Anita L. Hamilton beloved friend, auntie, sister, and  daughter  went to heaven on July 11, 2010 in Seattle, Washington.  Anita died unexpectedly after a hard battle with an aggressive pneumonia.  She is missed by all who knew her. Anita spent her life generously giving of herself in the service of others.  She was nurse, helper, […]

Saturday, July 10th, 2010

Leta Belle Murrow, age 94, passed away Saturday, July 10, 2010 at Mira Vista Care  Center in Mount Vernon, Washington. She was one of 11 children born to Emery and Florence (Frase) Van Mater on  July 2, 1916 in Hastings, Nebraska. Leta grew up in Colorado and was married to Gerald Murrow in 1931.  She […]

Saturday, July 10th, 2010

Michael Joseph Yates, 35, left this world unexpectedly to join his grandparents, Marie Yates, and William and Teddy West in heaven on Saturday, July 10th, 2010 at his home in Sedro-Woolley. He was born on October 7, 1974 in Santa Maria, California. He was a loving and devoted father who enjoyed spending time with his family. He took pleasure in playing his […]

Friday, July 9th, 2010

John Reed,  age 60, passed away Friday, July 9, 2010 at the Providence Hospital in Everett, Washington. He was born October 10, 1949 in Burlington, Washington to Hollas and Edith (Elving) Reed. John was a lifetime resident of Skagit County where he grew up in Punkin Center and Lyman and graduated from Sedro-Woolley High School […]

Friday, July 9th, 2010

Our beloved, Husband, Father, Papa and Friend, Charles Spencer Hill, age 66, passed away on Friday, July 9, 2010 at St. Joseph Hospital in Bellingham, Washington. He was born June 2, 1944 in Seattle, Washington to Charles Jim Hill and Annie Amelia (Lindstrom) Hill. Charlie grew up in the Marches Point community of Anacortes, where […]

Thursday, July 8th, 2010

Robert Glen Harrison, 88, a lifelong Sedro-Woolley resident, passed away at his home, surrounded by his loving family on Thursday, July 8, 2010. He was born on June 26, 1922 in Burlington, Washington, the son of John & Anna (Eyre) Harrison.  He was raised in Sedro-Woolley, attending Utopia & Skiyou grade schools and graduated from […]

Tuesday, July 6th, 2010

Barbara Jean Solomon, 70, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away on Tuesday, July 6, 2010 at the Life Care Center of Mount Vernon. She was born on March 7, 1940 in Seattle, Washington, the daughter of Henry & Mary (Rishworth) Bowman.    She was raised and attended grade school in the Snoqualmie Valley area until moving […]

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

Hettie “Maxine” Bangert was born in Omaha, Nebraska on October 2, 1922 to Chester and Della Smith.   She passed away at the Country Meadow Village in Sedro-Woolley on June 30, 2010 at 87 years of age. Maxine was preceded in death by her loving husband Bob of 65 years, whom she talked about daily. She […]

Friday, June 18th, 2010

Marcella “Sally” Hinds of Sedro-Woolley, was taken home to be with the Lord on June 18, 2010. Sally was born in St. Paul, MN on August 27 1921, daughter of Ezra and Rose (Fackler) Masterman.  She attended Marshal High School in Minnesota.  After graduation, she worked at the telephone company prior to moving to Sedro-Woolley […]

Wednesday, June 16th, 2010

Florence Swift, of Everett, WA, passed away on June 16, 2010, at the age of 91. Born in Stanford, MT, on November 30, 1918, she moved with her family to a farm in Finlayson, WI, to Minneapolis, MN, and finally to Spokane, WA where she graduated from Lewis and Clark High School.  In Spokane, she […]

Saturday, June 12th, 2010

Ruth E. Ensley, 80, passed away on Saturday, June 12, 2010 in Sedro-Woolley. She was born on June 17, 1929 in Sedro-Woolley, the daughter of John and Leila (Ammons) Cleveland. She was married to Lee Moody and together they had five daughters.  Later in life, she married Andy Ensley, who preceded her in death. Ruth’s […]

Saturday, June 12th, 2010

Leonard Joseph Rodriguez, Sr. 68, a resident of the Upper Skagit Indian Tribe passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, June 12, 2010 at United General Hospital in Sedro-Woolley. He was born on October 8, 1941 in Tenino, Washington the son of Leonard & Myrtle (Campbell) Rodriguez.  As an infant his family traveled from Washington to California. […]

Saturday, June 12th, 2010

Joseph E. Whitaker, 90, a resident of Burlington and a longtime resident of Lynnwood, passed away on Saturday, June 12, 2010 at Home Place Special Care. He was born on August 9, 1919 in Sedro-Woolley, Washington, the son of Joseph Edward & Ruth Pauline (Mansfield) Whitaker.  His mother and his grandparents, Roland  Eustance & Mary […]

Friday, June 11th, 2010

V.  Laree “Tootie” Baker, 88, a resident of Mount Vernon, passed away on Friday, June 11, 2010 at Skagit Valley Hospital surrounded by her family. She was born on February 23, 1922 in Chambers, Nebraska, the tenth of eleven children of Omer & Frances (Elliott) Huston. She was raised in Nebraska until 1934 when the […]

Sunday, June 6th, 2010

Gordon Levi Schulze, Sr., 79, a former Skagit Valley area resident passed away on Sunday, June 6, 2010 in Wenatchee, Washington. He was born on October 7, 1930 in Elm Spring, South Dakota, the son of Herbert & Grace (Johnston) Schulze. In 1936 the Schulze family moved to the Birdsview area and Gordon attended grade […]

Sunday, June 6th, 2010

Vera Mae Bullo. 92, a former resident of the Blanchard-Edison area, passed away on Sunday, June 6, 2010 at United General Hospital in Sedro-Woolley. She was born on July 18, 1917 in Edgerton, Alberta Canada to DW (Will) Alwood and Lerah (Hammock) Alwood. Vera moved to Washington at the age of seven. She graduated from […]

Saturday, June 5th, 2010

Edith A. (Gibbs) Adams, 73, a longtime Sedro-Woolley resident, passed away on Saturday, June 5, 2010 at Life Care Center in Sedro-Woolley. Edith was born on December 27, 1936, in Sylva, North Carolina, the daughter of Charlie and Bertha (Ammons) Gibbs. She lived in North Carolina until the age of nine, and then the family […]

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010

Dora “Pansy” Early, a longtime Sedro-Woolley resident, passed away on Wednesday, June 2, 2010 at the Life Care Center of Skagit Valley in Sedro-Woolley. Pansy was born in Jackson, County, North Carolina, the daughter of Epp & Iola (DeHart) Walls.  She was raised and attended school in Almond, North Carolina. On July 17, 1946 she […]

Tuesday, June 1st, 2010

Freda Marie Athearn, 89, a longtime Sedro-Woolley resident, passed away on Tuesday, June 1, 2010 at Skagit Valley Hospital in Mount Vernon. She was born on May 7, 1921 in Clear Lake, Washington, the daughter of Joseph & Maude (Scribner) Parent.  She was raised and attended school in Clear Lake. On November 9, 1940 she […]