Serving West Michigan Since 1899

Marie Nyitray

August 16, 1925 - November 30, 2021
Holland, MI



Sunday, December 5, 2021
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST
Dykstra Funeral Homes
Northwood Chapel
295 Douglas Avenue
Holland, MI 49424
(616) 392-2348
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Monday, December 6, 2021
11:00 AM EST
Harlem Reformed Church
6854 144th Avenue
Holland, MI 49423
(616) 399-1767


At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.

Harlem Reformed Church
6854 144th Avenue
Holland, MI 49423
(616) 399-1767

Parkview Home
214 E Central Avenue
Zeeland, MI 49464
(616) 772-4424

Life Story / Obituary


Marie Nyitray (nee Woltersom) was called home to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, November 30, 2021. She was born in Kalamazoo Michigan to Arend & Marie Woltersom. Her husband, John Nyitray Sr. and her brothers and sister preceded her in death.

Marie will be missed by her daughter, Julia & John McHugh; son, John & Maria Nyitray; daughter, Beth & George Miller; and daughter Mary Sue Nyitray; nine grandchildren, and 10 great grandchildren. She is also survived by a sister-in-law June Klanderman and many nieces and nephews.

Marie loved the Lord and loved to sing. Some of her favorite things included: smiles and snuggles from her great grandchildren; sending specially chosen birthday cards to loved ones; gathering with family and her friends at Harlem Church; eating out and dressing fashionably; jigsaw puzzles with grandkids; crossword puzzles completed in ink and violet mints!

Marie served alongside her husband Rev. Nyitray in various pastorates including Fruitport Reformed Church, Fruitport MI; Fourth Reformed Church, Kalamazoo, MI; Second Reformed Church, Little Falls, NJ; and Second Reformed Church, Marion NY. During their retirement years they ministered in many Reformed and Christian Reformed congregations in New Jersey and New York.

A service to praise the Lord and give thanks for Marie’s life will take place on Monday, December 6th at 11:00 at Harlem Reformed Church, 6854 144th Avenue, Holland MI 49424. Visitation will be held at Dykstra Funeral Home- Northwood Chapel, 295 Douglas Avenue, on Sunday, November 5th from 2:00 to 4:00 pm. Internment will take place at Zeeland Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Harlem Reformed Church or Parkview Home, Zeeland, MI.