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

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

    John M. Parker, 88, a resident of the Concrete community, passed away on Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at the Whatcom Hospice House in Bellingham.      John was born on March 24, 1924 in Beaumont, Texas where he was raised and attended school.      In 1941 at the age of 17 John enlisted into the […]

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

Lenny James Clontz, 37, a lifelong Skagit Valley resident, passed away at his home in Sedro-Woolley on Tuesday, February 26, 2013, surrounded by his loving family. Lenny was born on October 23, 1975 in Sedro-Woolley, the son of Steven Clontz & Barbara (Hyler) Clontz. He was raised and attended school there, graduating from Sedro-Woolley High […]

Saturday, February 23rd, 2013

On February 23, 2013, our dad, Fred Bianchini, 85, went peacefully to join his loved ones who went before him. He was born on November 27, 1927 in Concrete, Washington, Dad was the youngest of 3 Bianchini boys born to Angelo & Teresa Bianchini. Dad spent the first 50 years of his life in Concrete. […]

Thursday, February 21st, 2013

Jane Hansen, 62 a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away on Thursday, February 21, 2013 at St. Joseph Hospital in Bellingham. She was born on September 13, 1950 in Red Oak, Iowa, the daughter of Clarence & Lorraine (Bowen) Boos. She was raised and attended school in Carroll, Iowa. After high school and some college she […]

Saturday, February 2nd, 2013

Kathleen “Kat” Lorraine Mask, 55 of Sedro-Woolley passed away Saturday afternoon while enjoying one of her favorite activities, riding her Harley with her husband of 27 years, Christopher Todd Mask.  She loved riding and had made a special point of getting out every day she could, even for a short trip to town and back.  […]

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

Robert (Bob) La Verne Reece, 79, of Mount Vernon, passed away peacefully on January 30, 2013 surrounded by his family.  He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, son, and friend.  Bob will be missed greatly by all those who knew him.     He was born on November 29, 1933 in Sedro-Woolley, WA, the son of […]

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

Robert Lewis “Bob” Mickelson, 81, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away at his home, surrounded by his family, on Tuesday, January 29, 2013. He was born on April 12, 1931 in Camas, Washington, the son of Leonard & Margaret (Vandemarr) Mickelson. He was raised and attended school in Vancouver, graduating from Vancouver High School with […]

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

    Norman Allen “Norm” Scott, 87, a longtime Sedro-Woolley resident, passed away at his home, surrounded by his family, on Tuesday, January 29, 2013.     Norm was born on April 20, 1925 in Anacortes, one of ten children of Edward & Amelia (McGee) Scott.  He was raised and attended school in both the Big Lake […]

Sunday, January 27th, 2013

Stanley Sygitowicz, 95, a longtime Whatcom and Skagit County resident, made his final journey, peacefully and surrounded by his family, on Sunday, January 27, 2013, at United General Hospital in Sedro-Woolley. He was born on March 9, 1917, in Clipper, Washington, to Paul and Mamie Sygitowicz. He graduated from Mount Baker High School in1933. Stan […]

Sunday, January 27th, 2013

David H. Cope, 75, a longtime Sedro-Woolley resident, passed away on Sunday, January 27, 2013 at the Life Care Center of Skagit Valley in Sedro-Woolley.     He was born on July 1, 1937 in Balsam, North Carolina, the son of Thomas & Edith (Coward) Cope.   In 1940 the family moved to Sedro-Woolley and there he […]

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

Anita June Tallent, 75, passed away on Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at her home in Concrete, WA after a short battle with cancer. She was born on September 26, 1937 to Andrew and Lorree (Rush) Clark in Fulton, Ohio.  Anita was united in marriage to John Tallent, Sr. on September 26, 1980. She loved sewing, […]

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

Kevin D. Kemper, age 69, passed away peacefully at home in Sedro-Woolley, on Tuesday, January 22, 2013, surrounded by love.  He was born July 6, 1943 in Tacoma, Washington to Leo and Jeanne (Durrell) Kemper. Kevin touched many lives.  He was a visionary, philosopher and artist.  His latest expression was in rock art creations.  He […]

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

Sedro-Woolley’s very own “ecocentric” icon, Max Alaways, passed away at the Life Care Center of Skagit Valley on January 22, 2013, 2 days after his 81st birthday.  Max was born in Sedro-Woolley and grew up on the south bank of the Skagit River on Route 9.  He was the son of the long time shingle […]

Sunday, January 20th, 2013

Judi Pearl Morgan, 71, a resident of Mount Vernon, passed away on Sunday, January 20, 2013 at the Mira Vista Care Center, surrounded by her family. She was born on August 12, 1941 in Bellingham, WA, the daughter of Harry & Goldie (McMillan) Johnson. She was raised and attended school in Bellingham, graduating from Bellingham […]

Saturday, January 12th, 2013

Manuel “Manny” Verzola, a resident of Mount Vernon, passed away on Saturday, January 12, 2013 in Sedro-Woolley. He was born on September 16, 1937 in Seattle, the son of Samuel & Mary Verzola, Sr.  He was raised and attended school in Seattle, graduating from Garfield High School where he was active in several sports.  He […]

Saturday, January 12th, 2013

Our beautiful daughter and angel, sister, niece, aunt and cousin has entered into the arms of God and meeting her at heaven’s gates were her beloved Grandma Bertha, Auntie Caroline and her beloved dog Romeo and cat Sassy. She was taken from us too soon, but knowing that she is in a better place where […]

Friday, January 11th, 2013

Susan Lee “Suzi” Wilson, 65, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away at her home on Friday, January 11, 2013. Suzi was born on October 29, 1947 in Mount Vernon, WA, the daughter of Arthur & Helen (Vandeman) Gerlach. She was raised and attended school in the Ballard area, graduating from Ballard High School in 1965. […]

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

Gary Oscar Meyers lost his battle to cancer on January 9, 2013. He was born on June 10, 1954 to Ernest and Sheila Meyers, in Essex, Massachusetts. He was raised in Sedro-Woolley and was a 1973 graduate of Sedro-Woolley High School. During the summer of 1972 Gary played in the American youth concert tour, he […]

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

Phyllis A. Mugrage, 74, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away on Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, from complications of an automobile accident. She was born on August 6, 1938 in Los Angeles, CA, the son of Howard & Maude (Hancock) Rowland. She was raised and attended school in Los Angeles, […]

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

Mike Kempkes, 63, died at his childhood home in Concrete, Washington on January 8, 2013. Born May 9, 1949 in Mt. Vernon, WA, he was employed by Puget Sound Energy for 31 years as a machinist and hydro operator before retiring in 2009. Mikey also worked part-time for Aero Skagit as a First Responder, from […]

Saturday, January 5th, 2013

Carl Alfred McDonald, 81, a Sedro-Woolley resident, passed away at his on home on Saturday, January 5, 2013. Carl was born on October 15, 1931 in Queens, New York, the son of George & Mae (McNichols) McDonald. His parents passed away when he was 12 and he was then raised by his foster parents, Mr. […]

Saturday, January 5th, 2013

Larry Robert “Bob” Stave, 81, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away on Saturday, January 5, 2013 surrounded by his loving family at Harborview Medical Center from complications of a fall. Bob was born on November 5, 1931 in Sedro-Woolley the son of Larry and Lillian (Hyldahl) Stave. He was united in marriage to Jolane Steigleder […]

Thursday, January 3rd, 2013

James Edward Whitworth was born May 20, 1935 in Thornburg, Iowa to Belle and Johns Whitworth.  His mother passed away when he was a month old.  For the following 5 years he was raised by his Aunt Edith and Uncle Erwin and assisted by Grandmother Lucy Whitworth. Jim returned to his dad’s home and prepared […]

Sunday, December 30th, 2012

Joan Martin was born November 20, 1942 in Birmingham Alabama, to Robert and Mildred Nourse. She passed away peacefully on December 30, 2012 at home, surrounded by her family. Joan was born with physical challenges that she faced with exceptional determination and strength. The word “can’t” was never in her vocabulary. Her father was a […]

Saturday, December 29th, 2012

Eli Russell Sleipness, of Pullman, WA unexpectedly passed away from SIDS on Saturday, December 29, 2012. He was born on December 17, 2012 in Pullman, WA. Eli is survived by his parents, Dr. Ole Sleipness and Amy Gibbs Sleipness and sister, Annabelle of Pullman, WA; grandparents Russell and Sonja Sleipness of Sedro-Woolley, WA and William […]