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Rev. Deborah Walker, Rev. Don Koots and Martha Munz Gue  at the re-dedication ceremony of the Barons Cemetery during the Centenary  Celebration at Barons,  2004. Many of the Estonians who settled in Alberta were devout Lutherans. Attending mass on Sundays was a tradition Alberta's Estonian settlers sought to continue in their new country. A church was a place of worship and, moreover, it created an ideal environment for socializing with friends and relatives.

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