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Norman Nykamp

Obituary for Norman Nykamp

July 16, 1950 - March 31, 2021
ZEELAND, Michigan | Age 70

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Norman Nykamp, age 70 of Zeeland, passed away Wednesday, March 31, 2021.

He is survived by his wife of 24 years Judy; his children and grandchildren: Chad and Cindy Nykamp (Adelei, Kaela, Hayden), Marc and Tracy Nykamp (Reese, Jack, Hudson), Brian and Ginny Ruch (Brianna, Alayna, Joe), Amanda and Trever Merritt (Kaylee, Taylor, Carter, Chase); his sisters: Jan and Rog DeLong and, Glenda Rogers, and his sister-in-law Beth Hendrickson.

Norm taught 5th grade for 2 years in De Witt and 27 years at New Groningen Elementary where he started 5th grade camp. He taught drivers education in Zeeland for many years.

After his retirement from teaching Norm did maintenance work at Royal Park.

Norm served on the planning commission, the zoning board of appeals and as a trustee at Holland Charter Township.

Norm was a true craftsman, avid hunter and loving grandfather.

Visitation will be 4-7 pm Monday, April 12, 2021 at Community Reformed Church, 10376 Felch Street, Zeeland. The memorial service will be 11 am Tuesday, April 13, 2021 also at the church. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be given to New Groningen Elementary 5th grade camp, donations can be made online at https://gofund.me/0cddc96c. Donations can also be made by check, please make checks out to New Groningen Elementary and note Nykamp 5th Grade Camp in the memo line. Please mail checks to: New Groningen Elementary, 10542 Chicago Dr, Zeeland, MI 49464.

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Yntema Funeral Home

251 S State St
Zeeland, MI 49464
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