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 Florence V <I>Deteere</I> Winship

Florence V Deteere Winship

Iowa, USA
Death 31 Dec 1928 (aged 67)
Hubbard County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Park Rapids, Hubbard County, Minnesota, USA
Plot Block 68, Lot 2, gr 4
Memorial ID 78899745 · View Source
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Mrs. Winship's Life Brought to a Close
Was One of Earliest Settlers in Park Rapids

Mrs. Florence V. Winship, widow of the late Dr. P. D. Winship, passed away at her home here Monday morning, December 31, after an illness of several months duration. She was 67 years and nine months of age.
Florence V. Deeter was born March 5, 1861, at La Grande, Iowa. There she spent most of her childhood days. She was married to Dr. P. D. Winship in 1886, and came to Park Rapids with him in the early days, spending some 42 years of her life in this community.
Their home was a happy and hospitable one. They had no children of their own, but adopted a little boy of ten, who lived with them until death called him at 18.
Mrs. Winship was active in the social life of the community. She was a member of the Ladies of the G. A. R. and of several fraternal organizations, devoting considerable time to their welfare.
Dr. Winship passed away February of last year, and since that time Mrs. Winship has lived alone in her home here. During the latter part of her last illness she was cared for by Mrs. Edith Cotton, of St. Paul, a niece of the Doctor.
She is survived by one brother, Alva C. Deeter of Kendrick, Idaho who was here to attend the funeral.
The funeral was held from the Baptist church Wednesday afternoon. preceded by a short service at the residence. Rev. T. E. McAllister preached the sermon. Interment was made at Greenwood Cemetery.
Park Rapids Enterprise January 3, 1929

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  • Created by: Joan Edmonson
  • Added: 21 Oct 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 78899745
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Florence V Deteere Winship (5 Mar 1861–31 Dec 1928), Find A Grave Memorial no. 78899745, citing Greenwood Cemetery, Park Rapids, Hubbard County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Joan Edmonson (contributor 46602147) .