passed away peacefully on October 30, 2021 at the age of 94 in St. Petersburg. He is predeceased by his wife of 53 years, Irene(2009). Survivors include two daughters, Inta Sargent (Donald) of Woodbridge, VA and Andra Arredondo (Antonio) of St. Petersburg, as well as grandsons Alex and Adam. There will be a viewing at Sorensen Funeral Home on Thursday, November 4th from 6:00-8:00 pm and a service on Saturday, November 6th at 11:00 am. Burial will take place in Washington, D.C. at a later date. In lieu of flowers donations can be made at the funeral home to the Latvian Evangelical Lutheran Church of St. Petersburg.