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


Sunday, January 30th, 2011

Beverly J. (Lee) Lutz lost her battle with cancer on January 30, 2011. Lee was born on March 20, 1938 to Henry and Hazel Ehlert in Alhambra, California.  She moved to Modesto at the age of 13, attended local schools and graduated from Downey High School in 1955. She moved to Turlock after marrying her […]

Friday, January 28th, 2011

Johanna W. Mulder, age 89, passed away Friday, January 28, 2011 at Joshua House in Sedro-Woolley, Washington.    She was born December 15, 1921 in Harlem, Holland, The Netherlands to Johannes and Anna Maria (Van El) Teljeur. Johanna was married to Jan Mulder on May 10, 1950 in the Netherlands and they immigrated to California later […]

Saturday, January 22nd, 2011

Florence Marie (Gilbert) Pressentin, Retired United States Postmaster and 50 year resident of the Skagit Valley, died on January 22, 2011 in Seattle, Washington, just two weeks short of her 90th birthday. Florence was born to Theodore F. and Marie (Geng) Gilbert on February 6, 1921 in Mineral, Washington.   Florence grew up in Chehalis, Washington […]

Friday, January 21st, 2011

Charles A. Petty, 80, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away on Friday, January 21, 2011 at Skagit Valley Hospital in Mount Vernon. He was born on May 30, 1930 in Hardy, Nebraska the son of Charles & Francis (Traub) Petty. The Petty family moved to Sedro-Woolley when Charles was a young boy and there he […]

Friday, January 21st, 2011

Orlin H. Meyer, 76, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, Washington, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, January 21, 2011 at Eisenhower Hospital in Rancho Mirage, California. He was born on October 14, 1934 in Beecher, Illinois, the son of Herbert and Lorna (Wolkow) Meyer.  Orlin attended high school in Momence, Illinois where he played football. Prior to […]

Thursday, January 20th, 2011

Vernon Bryant Bovier, 95, a resident of Mount Vernon, passed away on Thursday, January, 20, 2011 at Where The Heart Is Retirement Community in Burlington. He was born on February 24, 1915 in Denver, Colorado, the son of Charles & Ruth (Vernon) Bovier. Vernon grew up in West Seattle and lived his entire life in […]

Saturday, January 15th, 2011

Norman H. Bohnsack, 94, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away on Saturday, January 15, 2011 at Birchview Memory Care. He was born on March 11, 1916 in Bohnsack Township, Traill County, North Dakota, the son of John & Freida (Mergenthal) Bohnsack. In 1941 Norman was united in marriage to Lillian Fiksdal and they made their […]

Saturday, January 15th, 2011

Warnie Lee Johnson, 70, a 60 year resident of the Rockport community, passed away on Saturday, January 15, 2011 at the St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. He was born on June 29, 1940 in Avery County, North Carolina, one of nine children of Emmet & Gladys (Bowman) Johnson.  He was raised in North Carolina […]

Friday, January 14th, 2011

Catherine Lea “Cathie” Schaeffer, 54, a lifelong Skagit County resident, passed away on Friday, January 14, 2011 at her home in Burlington, surrounded by her loving family. Cathie was born on September 4, 1956 in Mount Vernon, Washington, the daughter of Jim & Shirley (Gustafson) Ensley.  She was raised in the Sedro-Woolley area where she […]

Tuesday, January 11th, 2011

Stanley John Pawlowicz, age 70, a long time resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away at his home on Tuesday, January 11, 2011, surrounded by his loving family. Stan was born in a potato field near Ogienssczyna, Poland, about 1940, the son of Bernard and Tekla (Podolska) Pawlowicz. Stan’s family immigrated to Hammond, Indiana, where he met […]

Friday, January 7th, 2011

Winnie passed away peacefully in her sleep in Sedro-Woolley on January 7th after a short illness.  She leaves her children: Jon “Chuck” Rogers (Elisa), Steve Rogers (Lynne), Carolyn Russell (Bud), Nancy Burress (Phil), 11 grandchildren, and 11 great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husbands, Don Rogers, Andy Anderson and Pat Martin.  Of her […]

Wednesday, January 5th, 2011

Dorothy A. Balgaard, 91, a former Skagit County resident, passed away on Wednesday, January 5, 2011 in Portland, Oregon. She was born on August 25, 1919 in Burlington, WA, the daughter of F. Oscar & A. Laura (Weir) Bjerstedt.   The family made their home in Sedro-Woolley and Dorothy attended McCray Grade School and Sedro-Woolley High […]

Friday, December 17th, 2010

David Allen Lamm, age 48, passed away on Friday, December 17, 2010 at his home in Concrete, Washington.  He was born February 9, 1962 in Bellingham to Robert and Glenda Lamm. Dave was an amazing and talented man. He loved cooking, fishing, music, playing guitars, and building computers. He is survived by his best friend […]

Thursday, December 16th, 2010

Dorothy Maxine Hinz, age 89, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away on Thursday, December 16, 2010 at the Life Care Center of Mount Vernon in Mount Vernon, Washington. She was born on May 25, 1921 in Gothenburg, Nebraska to Lou and Villa Mae (Scheedler) Bowman. Dorothy grew up and attended school in Gothenburg, NE.   She […]

Sunday, December 12th, 2010

Bertha Leona Gibbs, 92, a longtime Sedro-Woolley resident, passed away at her home surrounded by her loving family on Sunday, December 12, 2010. She was born on January 20, 1918 in Willets, North Carolina, one of eight children of James M. and Ada V. (Elders) Ammons. Bertha was united in marriage to Charlie Gibbs on […]

Friday, December 10th, 2010

Glen Herbert Powell, 72, a resident of Birdsview, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Friday, December 10, 2010. He was born on October 16, 1938 in Clear Lake, Washington, the son of Francis R. “Frank” and Ruth Powell. He was raised and attended school in Clear Lake. Glen worked as a baker for 15 […]

Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

Michael Rogers Catway, age 57, passed away Wednesday, December 8, 2010 at his home in Concrete, Washington.      He was born February 3, 1953 in Sedro-Woolley, Washington to Victor and Mary (Whitehair) Catway. Michael was a lifetime resident of Skagit County residing in the Concrete area for many years.   He worked as a shingle sawyer and […]

Tuesday, December 7th, 2010

Barbara Jean Boyd Corrion, age 94, passed away on Tuesday, December 7, 2010 at St. Francis of Bellingham Care Facility. She was born on June 5, 1916 in Bellingham, Washington to Ernest and Mary (Arentzen) Boyd. Barbara was raised in Sedro-Woolley until the age of 12 when she moved to Acme, Washington.    After her marriage […]

Sunday, December 5th, 2010

Arne W. Braaten, 72, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away on Sunday, December 5, 2010 at United General Hospital in Sedro-Woolley, Washington. He was born on December 7, 1937 in Langdon, ND to Elmer and Evelyn (Gronhovd) Braaten. He lived and attended school in ND, graduating from Nekoma High School in 1955. That summer he […]

Sunday, November 28th, 2010

Norman Gilbert Meins, age 93, passed away on Sunday, November 28, 2010 at the Life Care Center of Skagit Valley in Sedro-Woolley, Washington. He was born April 25, 1917 on the Meins homestead on the south side of the Skagit River near Hamilton, Washington, the son of Edward and Mary (Ryan) Meins. Norman attended school […]

Monday, November 22nd, 2010

Mary Catherine Swartz, “Nana”, age 75, a longtime resident of Burlington, passed away November 22, 2010, at Harborview Medical Center, Seattle.  She was born February 13, 1935 to Hutchinson and Josephine (Ashenbrenner) Whitehead, in Missoula, Montana.  She grew up in Sunnyside, Washington, where she met Jack Swartz who lived across the street. Mary graduated with […]

Wednesday, November 17th, 2010

Todd James Cartwright, 46, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, Washington, passed away Wednesday November 17, 2010 at Virginia Mason Hospital after a brief but courageous battle with cancer. Todd was born on February 12, 1964 in Bismark, North Dakota to Gerald and Elaine (Guilbert) Cartwright. The family moved to Edmonds, Washington in 1966 where Todd went […]

Sunday, November 14th, 2010

William W. “Bill” Ensley, 74, a resident of the Samish community, passed away on Sunday, November 14, 2010 at St. Joseph Hospital in Bellingham after a brief battle with cancer. He was born on April 1, 1936 in Cullowhee, North Carolina, the son of Clarence & Annalee (Parker) Ensley. The family moved to the Lyman-Hamilton […]

Friday, November 12th, 2010

Glenn H. Bates, 74, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away on Friday, November 12, 2010 at United General Hospital. He was born on January 14, 1936 in Franklin, North Carolina, the son of Henry & Margaret (Dalrymple) Bates. He came to Washington as a young boy living in the Skagit Valley. In 1953 Glenn enlisted […]

Saturday, November 6th, 2010

Kourtney J’Nay Cadle, age 17, of Glenhaven, Sedro-Woolley area, passed away November 6, 2010, due to a tragic auto accident. She was born October 6, 1993 in Mount Vernon, WA to Norman and Jeanna (Jorgensen) Cadle.  Kourtney was an honor student at Mt. Baker High School in Deming.  She was an inspiring artist and dedicated […]