Lena Belle Darnall and Nelson Reed Merrell wed Feb. 2, 2012 beachside at the Ocean Coral & Turquesa Resort in Puerto Morales, Mexico.
The bride is the daughter of Deana Darnall of Juneau and Fred Yonke of Bourbonnais, Ill. She graduated from Juneau-Douglas High School and attended the University of Vermont. She is employed with Southeast Dental Group as a dental hygienist.
The groom is the son of Lucy and Ted Merrell of Juneau. He graduated from Juneau Douglas High School and is a commercial fisherman.
Alexa Tonkovich was the maid of honor and Chad Calhoon was the best man.
The couple spent their honeymoon in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. Family and friends are invited to attend a reception at Sandy Beach from 4-10 p.m. May 12.