Places

  • Winter Haven is also known as: Polk County / Winter Haven city.

Facts

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Larry Parrish (baseball player and manager), Otis Birdsong (basketball player), Nick Sorensen (american football player), T. Markus Funk (author and lawyer), Rowdy Gaines (swimmer and commentator), Sally Wheeler (actor), and Jason Odom (american football player).

  • Obituaries for residents might be found in these newspapers: The Ledger and Orlando Sentinel.

History

The area was platted in 1884 and would first be known as Harris Corners. A year later, the name Winter Haven was suggested because of the area's pleasant climate. By the end of the century the population grew to around 400 and in 1911, the City of Winter Haven was incorporated. The Chain of Lakes canals were begun in 1915. Winter Haven became home to the first Publix supermarket, circa 1930. The first Florida boom took place in the 1920s as towns sprang up all over the peninsula. Florida's potential as a place to live and a place to visit was first realized then, but the Great Depression slowed growth in Florida until after World War II. In Winter Haven; however, the definitive event in the city's history happened in 1936 with the opening of Cypress Gardens by Dick and Julie Pope. It was announced on January 21, 2010, that the former site of...

The official website for the city of Winter Haven is http://www.mywinterhaven.com.

There are currently 9 funeral home listings for the city of Winter Haven, Florida. Looking for Winter Haven cemeteries?

Winter Haven Obituaries

It was reported on March 22nd, 2016 that Stephen L Moskalik passed away in Winter Haven, Florida.  Moskalik was 66 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Stephen L's life.

It was written on March 18th, 2016 that Carolyn "Boots" Anzelmo (Stermer) passed on in Winter Haven, Florida.  Ms. Anzelmo was 80 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Carolyn "Boots"'s life.

It was noted on February 9th, 2016 that Thomas Lee Shrader died in Winter Haven, Florida.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Thomas Lee's life.

It was disclosed by Sarasota Herald-Tribune on January 29th, 2016 that Bertha L Doody (Demerchant) passed away in Winter Haven, Florida.  Ms. Doody was 90 years old and was born in Manchester, CT.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Bertha L's life.

It was noted by Sarasota Herald-Tribune on January 29th, 2016 that Bertha L Doody (Demerchant) passed away in Winter Haven, Florida.  Ms. Doody was 90 years old and was born in Manchester, CT.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Bertha L's life.

It was reported on January 25th, 2016 that Margaret Ruth Haumesser (Vanderlinde) passed on in Winter Haven, Florida.  Ms. Haumesser was 90 years old and was born in Rochelle, IL.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Margaret Ruth's life.

It was disclosed on November 7th, 2015 that Donald "Don" Guza perished in Winter Haven, Florida.  Guza was 71 years old and was born in Flint, MI.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Donald "Don"'s life.

It was written by Tampa Tribune on October 1st, 2015 that Sheila Giammetta (Renfroe) perished in Winter Haven, Florida.  Ms. Giammetta was 70 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Sheila's life.

It was disclosed by Tampa Tribune on September 24th, 2015 that Naoma Trueheart (Walden) passed on in Winter Haven, Florida.  Ms. Trueheart was 100 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Naoma's life.

It was written on September 9th, 2015 that Charlie M Swortzel passed on in Winter Haven, Florida.  Swortzel was 83 years old and was born in Blue Ridge, VA.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Charlie M's life.

All Funeral Homes in Winter Haven

Oak Ridge Funeral Care

Back in 1933, times were simpler. People knew and trusted their neighbors. Entire communities grew up together, rejoiced and mourned together, and Haines City's trusted funeral home was owned by Dave Lane. Dave's philosophy was to help families...

Coney Brothers Funeral Home

In 1991, Sonji expanded her building to better serve the Lakeland community by offering what she considers as a “community service funeral home” by developing and establishing a new chapel, a relaxing lounge area, a state of the art video...

Kersey Funeral Home

Kersey Funeral Home, once a privately owned home and one of the largest in Auburndale, Florida, was built in 1913 at a cost of $7,500. This home was built for Mr. Mikell Baynard, a local businessman, rancher and citrus grower of the times. As...

Marion Nelson Funeral Home Incorporated

Marion Nelson Funeral Home, family owned and operated for four generations, was established in 1951. This family tradition began when Jack Stephenson married Ruth Nelson and started the funeral home business with her son, Marion H. Nelson.

Oak Ridge Funeral Care

We have years of experience caring for families, from all walks of life. Each family comes to us because they know we are leaders in our profession, dedicated to excellence in service, and have the highest integrity.When we sit down with a...

Whidden-Mc Lean Funeral Home

In the early nineteen hundreds, a then young man, Henry Pasco Whidden, began working with the Wirt Furniture Company, supplier of furniture, coffins and funeral supplies for the Bartow & Fort Meade area.In 1999, the family purchased the...

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Alexander Funeral Home Incorporated
5423 21st Ave Ne
Winter Haven, WA 98185
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Charles A Lewis Funeral Home
5423 21st Ave Ne
Winter Haven, WA 98185
Crisp-Coon Funeral Homes Incorporated
5423 21st Ave Ne
Winter Haven, WA 98185
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James C Boyd Funeral Home
5423 21st Ave Ne
Winter Haven, WA 98185
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Oak Ridge Funeral Care
5423 21st Ave Ne
Winter Haven, WA 98185
Oak Ridge Funeral Care
5423 21st Ave Ne
Winter Haven, WA 98185
Ott Laughlin Funeral Home
5423 21st Ave Ne
Winter Haven, WA 98185
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Rolling Hills Cemetery
5423 21st Ave Ne
Winter Haven, WA 98185
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Steele's Family Funeral Service
5423 21st Ave Ne
Winter Haven, WA 98185

Winter Haven Funeral Home News

Lanier A. Mac McQueen
passed away peacefully Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010 at Winter Haven ... Lakeland, FL 33815. Condolences may be sent to the family and the webcast of the service can be viewed at www.marionnelsonfuneralhome.com . Marion Nelson Funeral Home is in charge of ...
http://www.lakewalesnews.com/articles/2010/10/28/obituaries/doc4cc72b9168123430292777.txt

Alan H. Hemenway
SE, Winter Haven, FL 33880 Condolences to the family can be sent to: www.oakridgefuneralcare.com . Oak Ridge Funeral Care is in charge of arrangements.
http://www.lakewalesnews.com/articles/2010/11/03/obituaries/doc4cd06b2a03725558629146.txt

Ernest Albert
The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 3 with a Rosary at 6 p.m., at Morris Funeral Chapel ... 2590 Havendale Blvd, Winter Haven, FL 33881. Condolences may be expressed at www.mmorrisfuneralchapel.com.
http://www.newssun.com/Obituaries/110310-albert

OLGA LISIEWSKI
Survivors include two daughters, Irene Bennett & husband, Raymond of Winter Haven, FL and Helen Young and husband ... from 10 a.m. to 12 noon at the T.S. Purta Funeral Home, 690 Co. Rte.#1, Pine Island. Funeral service will be held 12 noon on Tuesday ...
http://www.recordonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20101101/NEWS0301/311019995/-1/rss01

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Winter Haven Funeral Homes and funeral services in Florida
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Holt, Dave - Oak Ridge Funeral Care, Winter Haven, FL ...
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Ott-Laughlin Funeral Home - Home
Ott-Laughlin Funeral Home. 645 West Central Ave, Winter Haven, FL 33880 | 863-293-2133 ... When you choose a Dignity Memorial funeral home or cemetery provider, you'll receive ...
http://ott-laughlin.com/

Oak Ridge Funeral Care, Winter Haven
Find a map, directions and more for Oak Ridge Funeral Care in Winter Haven, FL.
http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/theledger/obituary-funeralhome.aspx?fh=oak-ridge-funeral-care&fhid=6779

Steele's Family Funeral Services : Winter Haven, Florida (FL)
Steele's Family Funeral Services provides complete funeral services to the local community.
http://www.steelesfamilyfuneralservices.com/