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


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 […]

Saturday, December 3rd, 2022

Duane L. Schireman passed away December 3, 2022 in Everett, Washington.  He was born July 6, 1937 in Bothell, WA to Selma and Alvin ‘Buck’ Schireman.  He spent his early childhood in Bothell and Darrington, eventually moving to Everett, and graduating from Everett High School in 1956.  He was always a proud Seagull. Duane attended […]

Thursday, December 1st, 2022

Stanley Bakke, 98, of Mount Vernon, Washington passed away Thursday, December 1, 2022.  Stanley was born May 7, 1924, in Saxon, WA to Sven and Ellen Bakke.  He was married to Mary Ellen Pulsipher on January 22, 1946, until her passing in November 2013. Stanley was the owner/operator of the ENCO service station in Sedro-Woolley, […]

Saturday, November 26th, 2022

Mona Straathof Henken, 71, of Stanwood, Washington passed away November 26, 2022 in Burlington, WA. Mona was born on July 11, 1951, in Downey, California to Cornelius and Wilhelmina Straathof.  In 1960, the family moved from Downey to Clear Lake, WA.  In 1969, Mona graduated from Sedro-Woolley High School.  In 1973, she met and married […]

Thursday, November 24th, 2022

Our dear mother, Vernelle Viola Jech, passed away on Thanksgiving Day, after a relatively brief period of increasing frailty. She died peacefully at home, in her sleep, in her favorite chair, and with attentive loved ones close at hand. She was 99. Mom was a lovely lady. She was smart. She was capable. She was […]

Thursday, November 24th, 2022

Dorothy Lavada (Parker) Wood, 95 of Lyman, WA passed away on Thursday, November 24, 2022.  Two weeks before she celebrated her 95th birthday with family, enjoying her son’s special pineapple upside down cake, which was her favorite. She was born on November 10, 1927 to  Holmes B. and Mary Etta (Henry) Parker in the Great […]

Sunday, November 20th, 2022

Joseph Du Bois, 74 of Sedro-Woolley, passed away on Sunday, November 20, 2022. Joe was born on February 23, 1948 to Joseph and Charlotte Du Bois in Rosenheim, Germany. He married Nancy Du Bois; they were married 43 years before divorcing in 2020. Upon graduation from Queen Anne high school in 1966 he enlisted in […]

Thursday, November 17th, 2022

Joey Rogers Catway was called home unexpectedly on the morning of November 17, 2022 at 49 years old.  Joe was born April 20, 1973 in Sedro-Woolley and grew up in Skagit Valley.  After graduating, he worked in Alaska, returned to Washington working for his dad’s logging company, then would end his working years as an […]

Tuesday, November 15th, 2022

Mabel Tolliver age 91, a longtime Sedro-Woolley, Washington resident passed away November 15, 2022, at Skagit Valley Hospital.  She was born October 25, 1931, in Burlington, WA to Sam and Bertha (Abbenhouse) Smit.  She was raised in Burlington.  She had many fond memories of growing up in Skagit Valley as well as traveling with family […]

Tuesday, November 15th, 2022

Della “Evelyn” Collette, age 93, of Mount Vernon, Washington passed away at peace and in comfort at midnight on November 15, 2022.  She was born September 30, 1929, in Franklin, North Carolina, to George and Nannie (Ledford) Byrd. Evelyn married Maxwell Taylor Collette October 7, 1952, in Vallejo, California, and they lived in Guam, Arkansas, […]

Saturday, November 12th, 2022

Joshua Samuel Kissell, Jr. was born August 11th, 2022 in Everett, Washington to Lauri’Anna BigBeaver and Joshua Kissell.  He passed away November 12th, 2022 in Everett, WA. Joshua was a happy, joyful baby who enjoyed going on long walks with his parents and sister.  Joshua was the most happiest when he saw his sister, Evelyn, […]

Saturday, November 12th, 2022

James Allen Loop, 85, of Sedro-Woolley, Washington passed away at Birchview Memory Care facility on November 12, 2022. Jim was born  December 3, 1936 in Mount Vernon, Washington. He grew up in Clear Lake, WA and graduated from Sedro-Woolley High School in 1955, after which he would go on to pursue a 38 year career […]

Wednesday, November 9th, 2022

David James Russell, age 62, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, November 9, 2022. David was born September 20, 1960, in Burlington, Washington, to Terrence and Vivian (Davidson) Russell. After graduating from Sedro Woolley High School in 1978, David became a Rotary Exchange Student and lived in France for a year. Afterward, he enrolled at the […]

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2022

Delbert Hopke, age 81, of Sedro-Woolley, Washington, passed peacefully away November 2, 2022. He leaves behind sons, Braun (Lisa) Hopke and Brannon (Angel) Hopke; daughter, Desiree (John) Dunn; granddaughters, Rachel Hopke and Shea Trial; grandsons, Tanner Hopke and Basil William Hopke; sister, Virginia (Frank) Salt. He was preceded in death by his parents, Dr. Harold […]

Tuesday, November 1st, 2022

Donnie Jackson born Nov. 15, 1951, to parents Gladys and Clifford Jackson. Sadly, Donnie passed away peacefully at home on Nov. 1, 2022, he was 70 years old. Devoted & loving husband of Diana Jackson.  High school sweethearts married 49 years.  Donnie had three children, Jeannie Jackson (husband, Dean) Thiessen, Peter (wife, Sambath) Jackson & […]

Monday, October 31st, 2022

Margaret Moira “Peggy” Green passed away Monday, October 31, 2022 at her daughter’s home in Clear Lake, Washington at age 99.  Peggy was born August 10, 1923 in Faribault, Minnesota, the daughter of Biagio and Jewl (Kennedy) Vello. Peggy lived in Minnesota with her Mom and maternal grandparents, who Jewl took care of until their […]