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.

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Winter Haven Obituaries

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

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

It was reported by Tampa Tribune on September 1st, 2015 that Guy Bostick perished in Winter Haven, Florida.  Bostick was 94 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Guy's life.

It was reported on May 28th, 2015 that James K Gee passed away in Winter Haven, Florida.  Gee was 86 years old and was born in Carrier Mills, IL.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor James K's life.

It was disclosed on May 20th, 2015 that Phillip Maurice Walker perished in Winter Haven, Florida.  Walker was 75 years old and was born in Huntsville, AL.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Phillip Maurice's life.

It was disclosed by Tampa Tribune on March 11th, 2015 that Doris Boring (Culbertson) died in Winter Haven, Florida.  Ms. Boring was 87 years old and was born in Spindle, NC.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Doris's life.

It was noted on January 14th, 2015 that Lallie J Gerrero passed away in Winter Haven, Florida.  Gerrero was 31 years old and was born in Knoxville, TN.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Lallie J's life.

It was noted on November 15th, 2014 that Elizabeth J "Libby" Griffin passed away in Winter Haven, Florida.  Griffin was 85 years old and was born in Burlington, VT.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Elizabeth J "Libby"'s life.

It was disclosed on September 6th, 2014 that James E Olmsted passed away in Winter Haven, Florida.  Olmsted was 82 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor James E's life.

It was written on August 21st, 2014 that Paul Edward Louth perished in Winter Haven, Florida.  Louth was 71 years old and was born in Cleveland, OH.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Paul Edward's life.

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Winter Haven, WA 98185
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Winter Haven, WA 98185
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Winter Haven, WA 98185
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5423 21st Ave Ne
Winter Haven, WA 98185
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5423 21st Ave Ne
Winter Haven, WA 98185
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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 ...
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