Father Wassinger was born 8 December 1870 in Graf and died 19 February 1901 in Graf. He was ordained on 20 March 1894. He served the parish of Liebental from 2 May 1894 to 1895. From 27 June 1895 to 11 July 1898, he served as the administrator of the Katharinental Parish. In 1898 he was active in Zug and Rohleder. Sources: Joseph Schnurr, Die Kirchen und das Religiöse Leben der Russlanddeutschen, Katholischer Teil (Stuttgart, 1980), p. 351.