Kim Lyzenga

Kim Lyzenga, 68, passed away on Saturday, January 27, 2024 at her home.  She was a resident of Newport News for the past 39 years and a native of Shreveport, Louisiana.  Kim was a registered nurse and worked in the emergency room at Mary Immaculate Hospital. She was of the Christian faith.

Kim was preceded in death by her husband, Steve Lyzenga; father, Robert Hermes; brother, Steve Hermes; stepfather, John Boucher; and mother-in-law, Nancy Lyzenga.  She is survived by her daughter, Kate Schilling (Trey) and son, Kyle Seaman (Preslie); five grandchildren, Kyleigh Seaman, Tristin Schilling, Westin Hicks, Hudson Schilling, and Elle Schilling; mother, Marklyn Boucher; four sisters, Marina Mullery, Christy Huffstickler, Karen Long, and Kathleen Jennings; brother, Kevin Hermes; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A gathering of friends will be held on Friday, February 9, 2024, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at All Generations Church, 28 Harpersville Road, Newport News, VA 23601.

Kim’s journey on earth may have ended, but her presence continues through her unwavering faith in her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, the strength she demonstrated, the lives she touched, and the cherished memories held by those who knew her.

Arrangements are under the care of Peninsula Funeral Home, 11144 Warwick Blvd., Newport News, VA 23601.


  1. Keith David

    Kim will always be such a wonderful friend even in death. But as she told me, her last heartbeat here on earth would be immediately followed by her next one in Heaven. I will miss my precious friend, but I know as “promised” by God, that one day we shall all gather.

  2. Carol Holz

    I have had the pleasure of meeting Kim when we went to York Assembly of God when our kids were little we became friends and then went to church together at Bethel Temple. Kim also there for me to pray. I will miss you my sweet friend until we meet again on those Heavenly shores. Love you Kim. Katie and Kyle I will be praying for you

  3. Olivia Platon

    Kim has been my friend while working in MIH. Really admire her courage. She fought a hard battle but she faced it with great courage and her strong faith helped her face obstacles. Rest in peace my friend. God bless. Prayers to your family.

  4. Valerie Sommer

    Knowing Kim’s unwavering belief in God, I know that while she fought a long hard battle, she never feared death. She knew she’d be with God and Steve again! Her amazing kindness helped her be an awesome nurse, and I will always remember her with a smile on her face.

  5. Sandy Light

    Kim – my neighbor, and friend. I will miss her kindness, and gentle manner. I pray her family finds peace and strength knowing that she is with the Lord.

  6. Ted Blanton

    Kim was always a wonderful host to Steve’s homegroup meetings where fellowship and discussing the Way and Truth was a blessing. They were (and are) a special couple who now abound in God’s riches for He is a rewarder of those who seek Him.

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