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Yana You and Kyle Tor Abello were married on June 16, 2012, at Bethania Lutheran Church in Solvang followed by a lovely reception in the church parish hall.

Pastor Jarmo Tarkki officiated a ceremony replete with musical celebration including vocalists, piano and organ.

Yana’s matron of honor was Haruko Lopez and Kyle’s best man was Taizo Nakano.

The bride is the daughter of Lihua and Tie Xiu You of Wuhan, Hubei province, China. She graduated from Xian University and is currently attending Allan Hancock College in Early Childhood Studies.

The groom is the son of Neal and Emily Abello of Santa Ynez. He graduated from Santa Ynez Valley Union High School and UC-San Diego and is employed as recreation coordinator for the City of Buellton.

After a brief honeymoon in Cambria, they returned to Santa Ynez where they will reside. They look forward to traveling to China next year to celebrate with Yana’s family.


The seven-year hitch

Solvang residents Gabe Rossetti and Karry Lee Cole were married on their seventh anniversary from the day they met, on June 22, 2012, at the Santa Ynez Inn.

Gabe has been a health insurance broker on the Central Coast for 30 years and Karry has been teaching Pilates in the Santa Ynez Valley for 20 years.

The couple honeymooned in Banff, Canada.