The Skagit Valley Herald provides several options for obituary listings both in print and online.
Funeral HomesFuneral homes submitting an obituary,
please click here.
Full obituaries include text about the deceased either sent in by families or funeral homes. These can vary in length considerably, depending on what is submitted. The cost of a full obituary depends upon its length and whether photos are included.
The cost is included in the column inch charge for area taken up by the use of 1 or 2 photos (usually about 1.5 inches per photo). Obituary photos are printed in color.
All obituaries are uploaded to the The Skagit Valley Herald website and to Legacy.com.
Submitting an obituary
To submit an obituary, death notice or celebration of life notice:
Funeral homes should visit Memoriams.com.
Private parties or family members can submit an obituary at https://placement.memoriams.com/APGwashington/Obituaries.
Common to all types of obituary listings
The Skagit Valley Herald covers Mount Vernon area.
- Obituary deadlines are *Monday-Thursday by 2:30 PM to publish the following day.
- Saturday deadline is Friday by 11:30AM.
- Sunday deadline is Friday by 1:30 PM.
- Monday deadline is 2:30PM Friday.
- Courier Times and Argus obituaries deadline 11:30AM Thursday.
The Skagit Valley Herald reserves the right to reject or change copy at the publisher's discretion.