EFFINGHAM — Holst is survived by his wife; his mother, Mardelle Perry Holst, of Augusta; three daughters, Riley, Shelby and Sydney, all of Salem; three brothers; and several nieces and nephews. His father preceded him in death.
Funeral services were held Sunday at the Grace United Methodist Church in Salem. However, future memorial services are planned, including at Kaskasia College, after the holidays.
Larry Rogers, of Rogers-Atkins Funeral Home, Salem, said he believed the family wanted privacy. Memorial contributions can be made to his daughters’ college funds through the funeral home at 403 S. Broadway, Salem, IL 62881.