Erma Kalmink

Obituary for Erma Kalmink

October 19, 1925 - March 12, 2021
Zeeland, Michigan | Age 95


Erma (Hop) Kalmink, age 95 of Zeeland, passed away Friday, March 12, 2021.

She is survived by her daughters: Mary (George) Heerema of Holland, Deb (Bill) Schippers of Holland; her grandchildren: Scott Heerema, Michelle (Steve) De Jong, Krista (Joe) Sall, Keith (Dawn) Nykamp, Dirk (Heather) Nykamp, Nick (Jen) Nykamp; 17 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandson, and her brother-in-law Glenn Wyngarden.

Erma was preceded in death in 2006 by her husband of 60 years, Bob; her sister Marge Wyngarden, and her brother-in-law and sister-in-law Howard and Gertrude Kalmink.

She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother who devoted her life to God and her family.

Erma was a member of Third Christian Reformed Church. She and her husband owned De Pree's Hardware Store in Zeeland.

Visitation will be 11:45 am-12:45 pm Saturday, March 20, 2021 (masks required) at Third Christian Reformed Church, 10 West Central Ave., Zeeland with the funeral service to follow at 1pm. Interment will be in Pilgrim Home Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be given to Zeeland Christian School or Holland Christian School.

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Yntema Funeral Home

251 S State St
Zeeland, MI 49464
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