Louann Bigge Gaeddert

Although LouAnn Gaeddert is not herself a Mennonite, she has married into a Mennonite family. During the Vietnam War she began to ask questions about the validity of pacifism: Is pacifism justifiable in the face of great evil? Can refusing to fight take more courage than fighting? Can one be a selective pacifist, choosing to support one war but not another? Mrs. Gaeddert, who now lives in upstate New York, was born in western Kansas. She left the state during her infancy, but returned often to...See more