Kreider helped start thriving thrift shop network

Feb 14, 2019 by

NORTH NEWTON, Kan. — Lois Kreider, who helped develop the first U.S. Mennonite thrift stores and was among the first Mennonite Central Committee workers in Europe after World War II, died Jan. 31 in North...

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Mentor to generations

Jan 18, 2016 by

Not many historians have the opportunity to mentor four generations of students and colleagues. My dear friend Robert Kreider (“Kreider a Uniter Who Made History,” Jan. 4), whose influence as a church...

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Your people, my people

Jan 18, 2016 by

Robert S. Kreider, who died Dec. 27 at the age of 96, believed in collaboration, community, cooperation and connection. These were a few of the words spoken in tributes after the memorial service Jan. 2 at...

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MCC tribute to Robert Kreider (1919-2015)

Dec 31, 2015 by , and

In one of Jesus’ parables in the Gospel of Matthew, a master praises his good and faithful servant for having proven himself trustworthy in a few things. Throughout his long life and his extensive and...

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Kreider a uniter who made history

Dec 29, 2015 by and

NORTH NEWTON, Kan. — Robert S. Kreider, an educator and historian who championed causes of peace, service and cooperation through Anabaptist engagement with the world, died Dec. 27. He was 96. Driven by...

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