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


Thursday, April 12th, 2018

It is with heavy hearts and deep sadness that the Hope family announces the passing of Terry Hope after a battle with Alzheimer’s at age 71.  He passed away on March 23, 2018 surrounded by his loved ones. He was born on December 13, 1946 to Eugene Hope and Mary Petersen Hope.  He was born […]

Wednesday, April 11th, 2018

Regina (Jeannie) Nordin Lyon, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, friend, passed away Tuesday, April 11, 2018 at the home she shared with her husband of 61 years, Mark Lyon. Jeannie was born June 22, 1937, in Riverside, California, spent some of her childhood in Sunnyside, Washington, and attended high school in Mesa, Arizona, the fourth child […]

Wednesday, April 11th, 2018

John Heerspink, Jr. 76, a longtime Sedro-Woolley resident, passed away on April 9, 2018 at United General Hospital in Sedro-Woolley. John was born on March 27, 1942 in Holland, the son of Dora (Klooster) and John Heerspink, Sr.  The family immigrated to Canada in the late 1940’s later moving to Washington, settling in the Lynden/Everson […]

Wednesday, April 11th, 2018

Maledia Della Smith, 75, a longtime Sedro-Woolley resident, passed away on April 9, 2018 at Birchview Memory Care in Sedro-Woolley. She was born on November 1, 1942 in Asheville, North Carolina, the daughter of Denton & Cumi (Hagans) Self.   She resided in several states as her family followed work, finally settling in Sedro-Woolley.  She graduated […]

Tuesday, April 10th, 2018

On May 7, 1938, the Carter family welcomed into their fold, William Gary ‘Bill’ Carter.  He was the fourth born child, but the first to survive, born to Edmund Wilfred Carter and Julia Sophie (Hovan) Carter in Hillcrest, Alberta, Canada. Bill attended school in Hillcrest and in 1952, his family moved to Marysville, British Columbia.  […]

Monday, April 9th, 2018

Jean Hill, 79, a longtime Skagit Valley resident, passed away at her home surrounded by her loving family on Thursday, April 5, 2018. Jean was born on October 9, 1938 in Sylva, NC one of six children of Charlie & Bertha Gibbs. Jean’s family moved to Skagit County in the early 1940’s, settling for a […]

Saturday, April 7th, 2018

Bruce Douglas Brown, 58, a resident of the Shelter Bay Community near La Conner passed away at his home on Wednesday, April 4, 2018. Bruce was born on January 25, 1960 in Albany, New York, the son of Lawrence & Margaret Edgerton Brown.  He was raised and attended school in Valley Forge, PA and then […]

Saturday, April 7th, 2018

Eleanor B. ‘Ellie’ Brookings, 81, a longtime Skagit Valley resident, passed away on March 24, 2018 at United General Hospital in Sedro-Woolley. Ellie was born on June 2, 1936 in Wickersham, Washington, the daughter of Cecil & Irene (Arnott) Meyer.  She was raised and attained her education in Whatcom County, and graduated from Mount Baker […]

Wednesday, April 4th, 2018

William “Dean” Washington, age 59, passed away Wednesday, April 04, 2018 in Aberdeen, Washington.  He was born October 6, 1958 in Snoqualmie, to William “Oney” and Elaine (Espey) Washington. Dean was a proud member of the Upper Skagit Indian Tribe.  He loved to practice his cultural fishing rights on the Skagit River.  He loved his […]

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018

Steven D. Edson, 66, a resident of Burlington, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Monday April 2, 2018. He was born on April 7, 1951 to Roscoe and Marilyn Edson in Sedro-Woolley, WA. He graduated from Burlington Edison High School in 1969. He graduated from Skagit Valley College with an AA degree in Auto […]

Monday, April 2nd, 2018

Michelle René Patterson, 46, a Sedro-Woolley resident passed away unexpectedly at her home due to a house fire.  She was born on December 12, 1971 in Bellingham, WA the daughter of Bobby and Marlene (Featherkily) Wooten. Michelle was a loving and kind hearted woman. Her pride and joy were her two boys Cory and Dylan. […]

Thursday, March 29th, 2018

Richard L. ‘Dick’ Clark, 79, a lifelong Skagit County resident, passed away on March 22, 2018 at Skagit Valley Hospital. Dick was born on November 10, 1938, the son of Hobert & Kate (Keller) Clark in Concrete, where he was raised and attended school, graduating from Concrete High School in 1957. He served his country […]

Tuesday, March 27th, 2018

Richard Irwin ‘Dick’ Benson, 84, a longtime Sedro-Woolley resident, passed away at his home on March 27, 2018. Dick was born on March 7, 1934 in Everett, the son of Irwin & Myrtle (Olsen) Benson.   He was raised and attended school in Sedro-Woolley, graduating from Sedro-Woolley High School in 1952. Dick served his country in […]

Monday, March 26th, 2018

Geraldine Louise Pressley, (known as GG, or Jerry to her friends) passed away peacefully in her home in Concrete, Washington on March 26, 2018. She was surrounded by family and close friends.  She was born December 29, 1954 (age 63).  She grew up with her sister Linda, Clearlake WA, loved to ride horses and swim […]

Wednesday, March 21st, 2018

Arlene Lois Baker, 87, known to her family as ‘Babes’ and ‘A. Lois’ to her friends, was born in Arlington, WA on July 31, 1930 and passed away on March 19, 2018 in Bellingham, WA. Lois graduated from Mount Baker High School in 1948.  In 1951 she was united in marriage to Marvin White; then […]

Tuesday, March 20th, 2018

Janice M. Fredlund, a longtime Skagit County resident, passed away peacefully at the age of 86 on Sunday, March 18, 2018 at Skagit Valley Hospital in Mount Vernon. Janice was born on June 7, 1931 in Seattle, the daughter of Sam and Margaret (Pettit) Wardle.  She was raised in Tacoma, WA, where she attended Stadium […]

Tuesday, March 20th, 2018

Verene Kay Bilbery (Smith), 69, of Marblemount, returned to her heavenly home March 17, 2018 after a valiant battle with cancer.  The devotion of her family, church and her firm belief in God supported her during her struggle and ultimately gave her peace. She was born to Victor and Emma Smith in Shelton, Nebraska.  She […]

Tuesday, March 20th, 2018

Argie Lee Moberley, 80, a longtime Sedro-Woolley resident, passed away on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at the Life Care Center in Mount Vernon. Argie was born in Wickliffe, Kentucky on July 11, 1937, the daughter of Clinton & Adeline (Poole) Curtis.  She was raised and attained her education in Kentucky. On April 8, 1967 she […]

Tuesday, March 20th, 2018

Jack M. McKee passed away peacefully with his family by his side, at Skagit Valley Hospital on Saturday, March 17, 2018.  He was 90 years old.  He was born in Mason City, Iowa to Vernon and Mayme McKee. On April 29, 1949 he was united in marriage to Gertrude Hanna.  He was retired from the […]

Monday, March 19th, 2018

Marilyn Jean Ferguson, age 86, passed away on Friday, March 16, 2018 at her home in Sedro-Woolley, Washington.  She was born October 18, 1931 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Daniel and Edna (Vierthaler) Prospeck. Marilyn grew up in Milwaukee.  She was married to Charles Ferguson on April 18, 1953 in West Allis, Wisconsin and they were […]

Sunday, March 18th, 2018

Vert Eason Jr., “Captain Vertilias”, age 38, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, March 18, 2018 in Sedro-Woolley, WA.  Vert was born December 9, 1979 in Rome, New York to Vert Eason and Kathy Mizak. He spent the majority of his life in Las Vegas, Nevada and enjoyed playing pool, being with friends and family, and watching […]

Thursday, March 15th, 2018

Margaret Florence Cabe, age 82, entered the gates of heaven on March 13, 2018. She was born on April 21, 1935, to Florence and Dale Jones in Sedro-Woolley. Margaret was a long time resident of the small town of Lyman. It was there where she married Morris Cabe in September of 1951, and soon after […]

Thursday, March 15th, 2018

Ed Johnson passed away Wednesday, March 14, 2018.     He was born in Geneva, Illinois in 1947 and grew up in Batavia. He made his way ‘out west’ after college to pursue forestry. Ed enjoyed his retirement from the U.S. Forest Service after 35 years working in the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie Ranger District.     He was […]

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

Matilda M. ‘Tillie’ Taylor Oct 2, 1915 – Mar 11, 2018 102 years young   Matilda M. ‘Tillie’ Taylor, 102, a longtime resident of the Skagit Valley, passed away on Sunday, March 11, 2018 at the Life Care Center of Skagit Valley in Sedro-Woolley. Tillie was born on October 2, 1915 in Lodi, California, the […]

Monday, March 12th, 2018

Patricia Osborne Mosher, 90, a native Sedro-Woollian, passed away at her home on Sunday, March 11, 2018, and is now reunited with her soul mate and love of her life, Lloyd.  They were married in Seattle in 1946 and spent their 65 years together in Sedro-Woolley. Patricia was born on September 9, 1927 in the […]