Eickholt, Betty, Carrollton Township, Michigan


Beloved mother, grandmother and sister passed away on Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at her home. Age 87 years. The daughter of the late Harry and Sarah (Brown) Minns, Betty was born on November 14, 1926 in St. Charles, Michigan. She married Vincent Eickholt on June 28, 1947. He predeceased her on December 28, 2007. Surviving is her sister, Jean Minns; three sons, two daughters and their spouses, William and Colleen Eickholt, Saginaw; Gerald and Marga Eickholt, Indian River; Donald and Joyce Eickholt, Nashville, Tennessee; Laurie and Jerry Fulcher, Williamston; Linda and Mark Carson, Webster, New York; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; two sisters-in-law and a brother-in-law, Pat Eickholt, Virginia (Bob) Lawton. Betty was preceded in death by two granddaughters. The family would like to extend their sincere appreciation to Betty’s long time caregivers Dinah Guerra, Claudia Delgado, Jami Torrez and Gina Medina for their loving and compassionate care they had shown over these three years. Funeral Liturgy will take place on Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at St. John Paul II Catholic Church – St. Josaphat site, 469 Shattuck Road. Rev Fr. James Bessert will officiate with burial in St. Andrew Cemetery. There will be no visiting hours at the funeral home. Friends may call at St. John Paul II Catholic Church where the family will be present on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of Mass. In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Reverence Hospice, St. John Paul II Parish or Meals on Wheels. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road. www.snowfuneralhome.net