Robert Nykamp ’55 

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; daughterin- 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.

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