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


Wednesday, January 25th, 2023

Heidi Evelyn Manion, age 59, passed away January 25, 2023 in Mount Vernon following an extended illness.  She was born June 10, 1963 in Arlington, WA to Niles “Sonny” and Esther (Wardell) Jordan. She married Timothy “Tim” Manion on May 14, 1994. Heidi graduated from SWHS (1981) and Skagit Valley College with a paralegal degree.  […]

Sunday, January 22nd, 2023

Geraldine ‘HOUT-SULI-A’ Williams, age 72, passed away peacefully January 22, 2023, at home at the Upper Skagit Indian Reservation, Sedro-Woolley, Washington, surrounded by her family.  She was born June 16, 1950, in Enumclaw, WA to George and Alice (Edwards) Williams. Geraldine was a lifelong resident of the Upper Skagit Tribe, was a commercial fisherwoman and […]

Monday, January 16th, 2023

Val passed peacefully Monday, January 16, 2023, surrounded by her daughters after a decade long battle with vascular dementia. Valerie was born Saturday, September 26, 1942 in Bathurst, Australia and had a lifelong deep love and enthusiasm for her homeland down under. She came to the United States from Sydney Australia in March of 1969 […]

Sunday, January 15th, 2023

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Wayne Eugene Crinklaw, age 80, on January 15, 2023.  Wayne was diagnosed recently with a very serious condition and chose to keep this news within the family.  Despite his immense bravery and the heroic efforts of his doctors at Providence Medical Center in Everett, […]

Friday, January 13th, 2023

Donald Ray Pewitt, 88, a longtime resident of Sedro-Woolley passed away peacefully on Friday, January 13, 2023 at his home. He was born on December 3, 1934, in Hiwasse, Arkansas,  the son of Ira and Florence Pewitt.  Donald grew up with four siblings, one brother Carroll: three sisters, Evelyn, Barbara, and Wanda. In the early […]

Monday, January 9th, 2023

Legend is Fall He galloped through life on a pony named Cra-Cra Holding a bag full of spirits and a beautiful lady. Unencumbered by rules, the words just spilled out. Intended hurt, was never about. Exploding with energy, bubbling over with fun, Posturing pride, strength, coming in number one. If help was needed, his hand […]

Saturday, January 7th, 2023

Shirley Arline Lee, age 88, a Lake Stevens, Washington resident, passed away at home January 7, 2023.  She was born May 21, 1934, in Balsam Lake, Wisconsin to Stanley and Agnes Tendrup.  She grew up on the farm with her six sisters.  She graduated from Balsam Lake High School in 1952.  On November 13, 1953, […]

Wednesday, January 4th, 2023

Carl Vernon Browning, 92, a longtime Skagit County resident, passed away January 4, 2023, following a period of declining health. He was born May 8, 1930, in Sylva, North Carolina to William Bryant & Lou Ellen (Young) Browning.  Carl grew up on a farm, growing crops, plowing with livestock, and learning lumber cutting skills.  In […]

Monday, January 2nd, 2023

Juanita Bernice Vochatzer was born in Electra, Texas on April 11, 1921.  She passed away January 2, 2023 in Yakima, Washington She is survived by her daughter, (Marie) Annette Harter and son-in-law, Peter H. Harter of Naches, WA and grandson, Sean James Murphy of Rogers, AR. She was the last of a family of 8 […]

Monday, January 2nd, 2023

James ‘Jim’ Joseph Eason, age 94, passed away January 2, 2023, at 10:58PM  in Burlington, Washington.  He was born July 10, 1928, in Bellingham, WA to Vert and Elizabeth Eason.  He enlisted in the Army Air Corp. and was a WWII veteran.  Jim married Jerry at age 22 in San Bernardino, CA and they spent […]

Tuesday, December 27th, 2022

Nels Ingvald Peterson, 95, of Burlington, Washington passed away December 27, 2022, in the home that he built with his family by his side. Born April 4, 1927, in Pickardville, North Dakota, he was the son of Anders and Josephine (Moskvil) Peterson.  He grew up on the family farm in Sheridan County and attended Pickard […]

Monday, December 26th, 2022

Richard “Dick” Carl Joneli, Sr., beloved father, Grandpa and Great Grandpa, passed peacefully at the age of 89 on December 26, 2022, in Burlington, Washington.  Dick was born November 6, 1933, in Bellingham, WA, the eldest of four children born to Frances and Carl Joneli.  He grew up in the community of Laurel and graduated […]

Sunday, December 25th, 2022

Mary Ida Mae ‘Ida’ Trantham, age 82, a longtime Concrete and Washington resident went to be with the lord on Christmas Day December 25, 2022.  She was born in Sylva, North Carolina on January 21, 1940, to Benjamin and Estella (Frizzell) Thompson. Ida was proud to be the Head Cook for Concrete School District and […]

Saturday, December 24th, 2022

Sheila Marie Hazel (Rogge), age 54, resident of Sedro Woolley, WA, went peacefully to the arms of her Lord, surrounded by her loving husband, family and close friend on Saturday, December 24, 2022, at Peace Health United, Sedro-Woolley, WA. Sheila was born in Baraboo, WI on November 30, 1968, to parents Edward Paul Rogge and […]

Friday, December 23rd, 2022

Santa Maria Ovantes, age 93, passed away peacefully, on December 23, 2022, at home in Marysville, Washington, surrounded by her loving and dedicated family.  She was born November 1,1929, in Mexico City to Francisco and Virginia Martinez. Santa was a homemaker her entire life, as a young girl, she was made to leave her education […]

Wednesday, December 21st, 2022

JoAnn Violet Bryce, age 85, a longtime resident of Marysville, passed away Wednesday, December 21, 2022.  JoAnn was born April 23, 1937, in Everett, Washington the daughter of George and Ella (Radke) Fagan. JoAnn attended Everett High School, graduating June 8, 1955.  Soon after, she married John GT Bryce and had three children.  She worked […]

Sunday, December 18th, 2022

John Watson was 84yrs old when he passed away at his home in Kooskia, Idaho Sunday morning December 18th, 2022. John was born in Silva, North Carolina to Elbert and Edith Watson. He was the youngest of 5 children. They moved from North Carolina to Washington state when John was just a young boy. They […]

Saturday, December 17th, 2022

Pola Ann Kelley, 72, of Sedro-Woolley, born to Cecil Moore Kelley and Wanda Mary (Janicki) Kelley, passed away on  December 17, 2022 with family at her side after a week of love and hugs from SW Rotary, the City of SW, and the SW Chamber of Commerce. She is survived by her children: Trish (Craig) […]

Wednesday, December 14th, 2022

Deborah A. “Debbie” Lemley, age 66, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, December 14, 2022 at her cabin on Lake Samish. She was born on February 16, 1956 in Sedro-Woolley, Washington, the daughter of Richard and Bobbie (Watson) Gallagher Jr. Debbie grew up in Sedro-Woolley attending school and in high school she enjoyed sports and student leadership […]

Wednesday, December 14th, 2022

Thurston Garvin DeLano, age 61, longtime resident passed away unexpectedly at home in Sedro-Woolley, Washington December 14, 2022.  Garvin was born on June 27, 1961 in Renton, WA the son of Thurston “Bud” and Kerrie (Streeter) DeLano. He grew up in Renton, moving to Sedro-Woolley in the 70’s and attended Sedro-Woolley Schools.  He married Wendy […]

Tuesday, December 13th, 2022

Nancy Louise (Lint) Jester, 74, of Burlington, WA, went home to be with her Savior, Jesus Christ, on her birthday, December 13, 2022 at United General Hospital.  She was surrounded by family in her final days and was full of peace. A memorial service will be held at Calvary Baptist Church on January 7, 2023 […]

Tuesday, December 13th, 2022

Our beloved daughter, Shaina Lynne Barnes, 37, went to rest in the arms of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on December 13, 2022 after a courageous battle with Metastatic Melanoma.  She passed away at home in Sedro-Woolley, surrounded by family. Shaina was born August 28, 1985, in Mount Vernon to Randy & Julie Barnes. […]

Thursday, December 8th, 2022

On December 8, 2022, Carlos O. Campos, passed away at his home in Sedro Woolley, WA. Carlos was born to Alfred and Margaret Campos  on June 26, 1950 in Honolulu, Hawaii. He is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Christine Campos. After graduating from Damien High School, Honolulu in 1968 Carlos joined the […]

Monday, December 5th, 2022

Charlene Dolores Ambrose, age 92, passed away December 5, 2022 at home in Wickersham, Washington.  She was born April 22, 1930, in Bellingham, WA to John Robert and Florence (Rogers) Caul. Charlene grew up in lower B.C. and lived on a farm and, at times, in various logging camps.  She was very athletic and excelled at […]

Sunday, December 4th, 2022

Ruby Eunice Morgan Doan, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, daughter and sister passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by family on Sunday December 4, 2022 in Ellensburg, Washington.  She was born August 14, 1926 in Byers, Colorado, the daughter of Tom and Kay Morgan.  At a very young age, she and her family moved to […]