Bill and Ruthie (Eckelkamp) Sullentrup, Washington, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a family dinner at Creamery Hill Restaurant, Washington. The couple were united in marriage Sept. 27, 1952, at St. Francis Borgia Church. The Rev. Erwin Huntsha, OFM, officiated at the ceremony.

Their children are Barb and Gerry Boudreau, Greg and Mary Sullentrup, the late Michael Sullentrup, Mary Jo Hanneken, Larry and Sally Sullentrup and Gwen and Tim Mauntel. They have 17 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.