Category: Baltic Germans

Passing of Dagmar Devick geb. von Behr

Mrs. Dagmar Devick passed peacefully in her sleep at her own home on Devick’s Ranch on April 26, 2016, aged 96. She is lovingly remembered and missed by daughter Marina (James), and sons Arthur (Terri) and Paul (Susan), 9 grandchildren: Anita, Bart, Alex (Sandra), Ian, Ned, Steven (Theresa), Cyril, David (Lyndsay),  and Michael, as well…




The Disappearing Evidence of Baltic Germans in Latvia by Peter E. Baron von Sass

These pages were written for my Canadian-born children and grandchildren. Based on several years’ personal experience and observations during regular visits to the Baltic States, and having lived in Riga in our own apartment during the winter of 2014/15, combined with an extensive study of the subject matter, I have arrived at the following observations:…




Excerpts from Our Pioneers – Baltic-German Immigration in Alberta

Excerpts from Our Pioneers – Baltic-German Immigration in Alberta prior to World War II By: M.F.Kuester Edmonton 1977 – Canadian Baltic Immigrant Aid Society (C.B.I.A.S.), Edmonton Alberta Pg.80 Brief mention should be made at this point of a Baltic German who arrived in Canada in 1926, although he did not, as far as in known,…