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Rev. Robert "Bob" Nykamp

Obituary for Rev. Robert "Bob" Nykamp

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


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

Randy and Sharon Nykamp of Huntsville, AL

Mrs. Ross (Cyndi) Nykamp of Holland

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

Judy Bussis of Zeeland
Berne and Shari Nykamp of Hamilton

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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