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Sep. 30, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

The marriage of Megan Renee Johnson of Barboursville, W.Va., and Jon Patrik Catani of Helsinki, Finland, took place on July 21, 2012, in an outdoor ceremony at the home of family friends Dave and Terri Owens in Barboursville, W.Va.

Megan is the daughter of Steve Johnson of Ona and Denise Johnson of Barboursville, and granddaughter of Reverend Robert E. and Marceline Johnson of Huntington, and Lena Walker and the late James Walker of Ona. Her grandfather officiated the ceremony.

Jon is the son of Peter and Raija Catani of Helsinki, Finland.

The bride graduated from Cabell Midland High School in 2003 and Marshall University in 2007 with a degree in Chemistry. She met the groom while working in Germany, and then completed her master's degree at Helsinki University of Technology in Industrial Engineering and Management in Finland. The groom graduated from Helsinki University of Technology with a bachelor's degree in Automation and Systems Technology and a master's degree in Bioelectronics, and currently works as the CEO of a Norwegian maintenance services firm in Finland.

The couple is in the process of relocating to the U.S.

The couple would like to extend their gratitude to their family and friends for sharing in their special day and helping with the preparations.