Elvin Kreider

January 19, 1937 - August 27, 2009
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Dr. Elvin Groff Kreider, age 72, a resident Philippi passed away Thursday August 27, 2009 at his residence. He was born January 19, 1937in Paradise, PA a son of the late Paul and Mary (Groff) Kreider. He was united in marriage June 30, 1962 to Maribeth (Messner) Kreider who survives. Also surviving; Two daughters; BrendaContinue Reading

Paul Fowler, MD left a message on August 31, 2009:
My thoughts are with you at this difficult time. He was a geeat clinician and inspirational for my pursuit of medicine. You are in my prayers. Paul Fowler Baltimore, MD
Patty (Good) Eckard left a message on August 31, 2009:
Maribeth and family, I was so sorry to hear of Elvin's passing. My prayers are with you during this time of grieving. Love, Patty
Angela Annon left a message on August 31, 2009:
Dr. Kreider saved my daughter's life by diagnosing her with a previously undetected heart condition. We had no idea that she had this life-threatening heart condition. Without him, I probably wouldn't still have my little girl. I will always be grateful to him. My sympathy goes out to his family. He was a talented doctor and a great person.
Christopher Walson left a message on August 31, 2009:
We send our love and prayers to Dr. Kreider's wife and entire family. Chris was a Mennonite VS student with Dr. Kreider in Philippi during the early 1990s and respected him highly. We will be making a donation of Memorial Gideon Bibles in his name. Peace and grace, Chris Walson c/o 7976 Dartmouth Court, Indianapolis IN 46260
Sherry Good Showalter left a message on August 31, 2009:
Maribeth and family: Please accept my deepest condolences at the passing of Elvin. Mom sent me the obituary link from the Inter-Mountain; we did not know about his death until today. I remember him as a very soft-spoken, intelligent man to whom family was very important. I was young, but he made a deep impression on me as a very loving family man. I will remember you in my prayers as you go through the grieving process. Sherry
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Janna Duckworth left a message on August 30, 2009:
Dr. Kreider was the first pediatrician my children ever saw. He had the patience of a saint, and compassion beyond words. Such a tall, quiet man who seemed to know the answers to every problem. I would never take my boys anywhere else while they were small and as long as I lived in Philippi. I think he must have been everyone's doctor in Philippi for as long as he practiced medicine. For his family, I will be praying for your family and I knew he was blessed by the God he served, and the gift of human healing that God gave him. He is in a much better place now with no pain. I was privileged to get to know him.
Amanda & Dustin Piercy left a message on August 30, 2009:
We're deeply sorry to hear about his loss. He has been our doctor for years since we moved to Philippi 7 years ago. We'll miss him dearly and you're all in our thoughts and prayers during this time. God Bless each of you!
Dan Poling left a message on August 30, 2009:
Barbour County was very lucky when Dr. Kreider decided to settle in Philippi and join the Myers Clinic staff. He was my doctor growing up and was an outstanding physician and a compassionate man. No one had a finer reputation in the community. He will be missed by all who knew him.
Dora Bertamini left a message on August 30, 2009:
I would like to say how sorry i am about your dad . he was my doctor when i was growing up .and i just want you to know he was a wonderful dr. and a wonderful man he will be deeply missed....
Phoebe Weaver Everson left a message on August 29, 2009:
So sorry to hear of your loss. Dr. Kreider was always so kind to me and my children. He will be missed. with love, Phoebe Weaver
Libbie Larson left a message on August 29, 2009:
My son was born prematurely at 28 weeks,by C-section.He weighed 3 pounds. Every time I opened my eyes that first night and next day, Dr Krieder was there taking care of him and reassuring me that he would be okay. And he was...5 weeks later I brought him home. He continued to be my children's doctor. When my son was in middle school he started telling me about his new best friend, which turned out to be Steve Krieder. We began a different relationship with Dr. Krieder and Mary Beth, as parents concerned and enjoying our sons.(Even getting them out of jail). LOL. Dr. Krieder has meant a great deal to our family as well as to the community he lived in. He will be greatly missed. Our love and prayers go out to all of you. Libbie and Gene, Gena, and JR Larson, Wichita, Kansas
Jennifer Mick left a message on August 29, 2009:
I am very sorry to hear about Dr. Kreider. He was a great doctor. My mother has seen him for 15 years. My son has seen him since he was three years old. It is hard to put into words the impact Dr. Kreider has had on my entire family. He is a one of a kind person and no one can take his place.Dr. Kreider was a very patience and kind doctor. He did hurry up come in and see you and then move on. He stay awhile ask if you had question and talk to the children. May God Be With Your Family!! Jennifer, Michael, Jared Mick Laura and Jimmy Tincher
J. Paul & Eva M. Rudy left a message on August 29, 2009:
Our thoughts and prayers are with the Kreider family. We always enjoyed his spirit and friendship. Elvin was always a caring and thoughtful persons. Blessings to each of you.
Robert Chamberlain, MD left a message on August 29, 2009:
I have fond memories of many chat's with Elvin;Dr.Almond and I rarely missed monthly staff meetings at Myer's Clinic and later Broaddus Hospital for over 30 years. also referred children to him. A fine person and valued friend!Would like to come over, but at age 88, I don't travel much.
Sherri L. Smith-Pitzer left a message on August 29, 2009:
To the Kreider family, My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Dr. Kreider was my doctor for years and as far as I am concerned, he was one of the very best. He always took great care of me when I was sick. Not only was he my doctor; but he was my neighbor, hunting buddy and friend. The community will surely miss him-I know I will. May God Bless You All and Give You Peace.
Arnold & Diana Foster & Family left a message on August 28, 2009:
Our sympathy goes out to you at the loss of Dr. Kreider. He was a very nice person and will be missed by all.
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Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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