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


Monday, October 29th, 2012

On October 29, 2012, William Henry Holtcamp passed on to begin his next chapter at the age of 90. He was born on the family homestead in Sedro Woolley Nov. 2, 1921 to Minda and William Holtcamp Sr. where he grew up helping to clear the land and develop the dairy farm that operated until […]

Saturday, October 27th, 2012

Sharon Fay Prignano, 67, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away at Whatcom Hospice House in Bellingham on Saturday, October 27, 2012.  She was born on May 10, 1945 in Seattle. She was the daughter of Howard & Fay (Olsen) Melsen.  Sharon was raised and attended school in the Mount Lake Terrace area of Seattle.  Over […]

Sunday, October 21st, 2012

Jerry Lee McAdow Jr., 65, passed away from illness on October 21, 2012. Jerry “Lee” was born in Burlington, WA, February 12, 1947. Jerry was a lifelong resident of Skagit County, attending school in Sedro Woolley. He worked at Art’s Auto Wrecking most of his adult life becoming owner in 2011 after the passing of […]

Saturday, October 20th, 2012

Kristen passed away following surgery on October 20, 2012 at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle and now is in a place where we believe there is no pain and suffering. Kristen was born in Rockford, Illinois on December 17, 1968. She spent her childhood in Illinois, and in the Redmond/Renton/Bellevue areas. Although Kristen struggled with […]

Thursday, October 18th, 2012

Leonard “Len” Verrill Simpson, beloved husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, and friend. Born August 26 1932, to Marguerite and John Simpson, Len grew up in Sunnyside, Washington with 11 brothers and sisters. Len met and fell in love with his bride of 61 years, Lorraine, while visiting his brother’s in-laws. The two married November 3, […]

Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

Willamae “Doll” Warren, 66, a longtime resident of Alger, WA, passed away on Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at Skagit Valley Hospital in Mount Vernon. Doll was born on July 5, 1946 in Bellingham, WA, the daughter of Charlie and Mary (Shuler) Ashe. The family made their home in Alger and Doll attended school in Burlington. […]

Sunday, October 14th, 2012

Henry “Smokey” Lyle, age 100, a longtime Skagit County resident, passed away on Sunday, October 14, 2012 at United General Hospital in Sedro-Woolley.   He was born on January 1, 1912 along the banks of the Skagit River near Sedro-Woolley, the son of Sandy and Maggie (Williams) Lyle.   He was raised in Concrete and later attended […]

Friday, October 12th, 2012

Emelie passed away peacefully at Life Care Center in Sedro Woolley surrounded by Hospice and her loving nurses on October 12, 2012. Em was born to Ernest William and Virginia Nuit Sunquist on October 28th 1936 in Sacramento, Ca. Where she had 4 wonderful sons Dan, Greg, Mark and Mike. Later she was married to […]

Wednesday, October 10th, 2012

Doris Rosalind Spalding passed away peacefully in her sleep at her Mount Vernon home on October 10, 2012. Doris was born to Daniel Thomas Noonan and his wife Lillian on April 8, 1926, in Roseburg, Oregon. At about age 2, Doris and her twin brother, Dan, were given to Edward & Lillian (Hatfield) White when […]

Wednesday, October 10th, 2012

Roger LeRoy “Corky” Cork, 83, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at Providence Medical Center in Everett, Washington with his family by his side. Roger was born on May 5, 1929 in Princeton, Illinois, the son of Claude & Orpha (Wells) Cork. He was raised and attended school in […]

Monday, October 8th, 2012

Louis Joseph Auriemma, Jr., age 52, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away October 8, 2012. He was born September 18, 1960, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, to Louis and Lorraine (Gallagher) Auriemma, Sr.  He grew up in Florida, moving to Sedro-Woolley in 1989. He enjoyed salt-water sport fishing, and was a Miami Dolphins fan. Louis is […]

Monday, October 8th, 2012

Harry B. Smit, age 83, died October 8, 2012 in Mount Vernon, WA at Mira Vista Life Care Center. He was born on October 19, 1928 at the Burlington Hospital on Fairhaven Street. Harry graduated from the 8th grade in Burlington and received his GED from Skagit Valley College. He worked as a diesel mechanic […]

Sunday, October 7th, 2012

Grace LaVerne Lemon, 73, of Mount Vernon, passed away peacefully on October 7, 2012 surrounded by family. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, daughter, aunt and friend. Grace will be missed greatly by all those who knew her. Born August 1, 1939 in Concrete, WA, she was the daughter of Phillip and Matilda […]

Friday, October 5th, 2012

Mitchell Charles Latting, 17, a resident of Concrete, passed away on Friday, October 5, 2012, the result of a tragic accident. He was born on March 12, 1995 in Mount Vernon, WA, the son of Mitchell & Gina (Burgess) Latting, Sr. Mitchell attended grade school in Lyman and middle school and high school in Sedro-Woolley. […]

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012

Clyde E. Gardner, age 87, a long time Everett resident, passed away on Tuesday October 2, 2012. Born in the tiny town of Delia, Kansas, Clyde was the youngest of 9 children. His youth was spent working long, hard days on the family farm tending cattle, horses and acres of crops. He spent 10 years […]

Sunday, September 30th, 2012

Keith Leroy Holbrook, age 83, a longtime Birdsview resident, passed away on September 30, 2012. He was born October 22, 1928, in Boise, Idaho to Joseph and Lucetta (Lytle) Holbrook. Keith was a Life Member of the NRA, who loved to hunt and fish, and hike, exploring old mines. He collected old tools, and enjoyed […]

Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

Richard Nels “Dick” Hodgin, 79, a longtime resident of Burlington, passed away on Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at United General Hospital in Sedro-Woolley. Dick was born on July 22, 1933 in Burlington, WA, the son of Nels & Beatrice (Studdard) Hodgin.  The family made their home in Hamilton where Dick was raised and attended grade […]

Monday, September 24th, 2012

Shirley Loreen Mortensen, 85, a longtime Burlington resident, passed away at her home on Monday, September 24, 2012 surrounded by her family. She was born on May 18, 1927 in Seattle, the only child of Lorne & Ruth (Small) Patterson. She was raised and attended school in Seattle, graduating from Roosevelt High School with the […]

Thursday, September 13th, 2012

Sheila Palm Ellis, 79, passed away on September 13, 2012 with her loving family by her side. She was born on April 6, 1933, in Essex, MA to Arthur & Svea (Palm) Houde. After graduating from Northboro High School, she joined the U.S. Air Force where she worked as a secretary, and played catcher on […]

Monday, September 10th, 2012

William L. “Bill” Riggins, 80, a longtime resident of Mount Vernon passed away on Monday, September 10, 2012 at the Whatcom Hospice House in Bellingham, surrounded by his loving family. Bill was born on December 30, 1931 in Grants, New Mexico and was raised and attended school in Bakersfield, California, graduating from East Bakersfield High […]

Monday, September 3rd, 2012

John Edward Fillweber, Sr., age 79, passed away September 3, 2012, in Reno, Nevada. A Graveside Inurnment Service will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, September 22, 2012, at Union Cemetery, Sedro-Woolley, with Chaplain Bob Mulligan presiding.  The U. S. Navy and the American Legion George Baldridge Post #43 will be providing Military Honors. 

Sunday, September 2nd, 2012

Jerry Allen Hayes, Sr., 75, a resident of the Alger community, passed away at his home on Sunday, September 2, 2012 surrounded by his loving family. Jerry was born on June 16, 1937 in Ventura, California, the son of Claude & Audrey (Flynn) Hayes. He was raised and attended school in Caruthers, California. In 1956 […]

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012

Debra Ann Creager Ganske, 60, wife and eternal companion of Cliff Ganske of Sedro-Woolley passed away on Thursday, August 23, 2012, in her home surrounded by family. She had struggled with melanoma brain cancer for several months. She was born on May 5, 1952 in Ogden, Utah and was raised and attended school in Roy, […]

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012

Floreta Fay Smith, 91, passed away on Thursday, August 23, 2012 St Joseph Hospital in Bellingham. She was born on November 15, 1920 at her grandmother’s house in Oklahoma. Floreta was a devoted Christian who preached Pentecostal her whole life, starting at age 6 years old until her death. She had resided in Marblemount, Washington […]

Tuesday, August 21st, 2012

James Douglas Miller, 70 a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away at his home surrounded by his family on Tuesday, August 21, 2012. Jim was born on August 21, 1942 in Portland, Oregon, the son of Raymond & Clara (Seaman) Miller. He was raised and attended school in the Fobes Hill area of Snohomish and graduated […]