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Rev. Robert "Bob" Nykamp

Obituary for Rev. Robert "Bob" Nykamp

January 15, 1933 - October 13, 2018
Holland, Michigan | Age 85

Obituary

Rev. Robert "Bob" Nykamp, age 85, of Holland, passed away on Saturday, October 13, 2018.

During his career, Bob taught at Western Seminary, was a Chaplain at Pine Rest, and pastored at Ross Reformed Church in Gary, IN; Hope Reformed Church in Chicago, IL; and Bayshore Gardens Reformed Church in Bradenton, FL. Robert was a member of Christ Memorial Church where he served as a family counselor during his retirement.

Bob was preceded in death by his son, Ross, and his daughter, Beth.

Bob is survived by his:

Wife of 64 years, Erma (Deters) Nykamp

Son
Randy and Sharon Nykamp of Huntsville, AL

Daughter-in-Law
Mrs. Ross (Cyndi) Nykamp of Holland

Grandchildren
Keith and Dawn Nykamp
Dirk and Heather Nykamp
Nick and Jen Nykamp
Caleb and Rita Nykamp
Lydia and Josh Gillett
Elijah Nykamp

6 Great Grandchildren

Siblings
Judy Bussis of Zeeland
Berne and Shari Nykamp of Hamilton

Brother-in-Law
Orvin and Thelma Deters of Hamilton

A memorial service to honor Robert's life and faith is planned for 1:30pm on Wednesday, October 17, in the Sanctuary at Christ Memorial Church, (Entrances C & D). Visitation will be from 6:00-8:00pm on Tuesday, October 16, also at the church (Entrances D & E) and from 12:00-1:00pm on Wednesday prior to the service (Entrances C & D). Contributions may be made to Christ Memorial Church and Wings Home of Allegan.

"Well done good and faithful servant, enter into the joy of the Lord"

Suggested Memorial Donations

  • Christ Memorial Church
    595 Graafschap Road
    Holland, MI 49423
  • Wings Home
    c/o Wings of Hope Hospice
    530 Linn St.
    Allegan, MI 49010

Arrangements By

Langeland-Sterenberg Funeral Home

315 E 16th St
Holland, MI 49423
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