Assink - 60 Years Wes and Shirley Assink of Whatcom County and Sun City, AZ celebrated their 60th anniversary April 4. A family gathering is planned for this summer. They were married April 4, 1953 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Lawernce. Their children are Janet Crouse, Larry Assink, Phil Assink, Darla Hanson and Toni Benner, all of Whatcom County. They have 14 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.