Darline Menke-Holt of Festus passed away Sunday at the age of 86. Darline was a retired receptionist at Denny’s Restaurant in Arizona and a member of American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Post #253.

She is survived by her husband Edward Holt of Festus; daughters, Christine Sproull of Festus, and Sandie Wren of Herculaneum; sons, Ron Lynch of the Phillipines, and Jim Menke, III of Festus; stepdaughters, Mary Mason of Florida, and Marolyn Holt of Farmington; brother David Griffith of St. Louis; sisters, Shirley Tyree of St. Louis, and Sharon White of St. Louis; 6 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services for Darline Menke-Holt will be Thursday morning at 11 at Vinyard Funeral Home in Festus with interment in Memorial Park Cemetery in St. Louis.

Visitation will be Thursday morning from 10 until the time of services at the funeral home.

Memorials in her memory are preferred to the Ladies Auxiliary Post #253.