Despite rocky past, Eickholt family future looks golden

While the past history of the Eickholt family isn’t well documented, it’s safe to say that the family hasn’t had the best of luck with money. On July 15, 1945, Richard Eickholt was the seventh child born to Martha and Eugene Eickholt in Sioux City, Iowa. Martha couldn’t read or write, but she was very religious and had an unparalleled love for her kids. However, Eugene left the family when Richard was 1 years old. He sent money, but never came back. The Eickholts are primarily of German descent and were originally known as the “Von Eickholt” family. The...

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