Gardnerville couple wed in Florida over summer |

Gardnerville couple wed in Florida over summer

Staff Reports

Sarah Elizabeth Bates and Steffen Tyler Young were married Aug. 5, 2011, in Pensacola, Fla.

Sarah is the daughter of Jeffrey and Beth Bates of Gardnerville. Sarah’s grandparents are Bob and Linda Paddock of the Gardnerville Ranchos.

Steffen is the son of Craig Young of Vacaville, Calif., and Sara Vasquez of Gardnerville. Karen Pugh, formerly of Gardnerville, is Steffen’s grandmother and the late Tommy Young of Red Bluff, Calif., is his grandfather.

Steffen graduated Navy boot camp at Great Lakes Naval Station in May and completed his aviation electronics schooling at the Pensacola Naval Air Station in September. His first duty station is NAS Oceana Naval Base in Virginia Beach, Va., where the couple will reside. Steffen and Sarah are the parents of Elena Rae who recently turned two.