Catrina Jo Nicolaysen, a West High School graduate, married Javier Giovanni Galvan on March 11, 2016, in Mountain View.
The couple exchanged wedding vows in front of 160 guests during a ceremony officiated by the Rev. John Gorin at Abundant Life Christian Fellowship Church.
The bride, daughter of Tom and Rose Nicolaysen of Tracy, is employed as an accounts payable specialist for XL Construction of San Jose. Catrina earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from California State University, Stanislaus, in 2011 and graduated with the West High Class of 2007.
The groom, son of Javier and Maria Galvan of San Jose, is an electrician at New Age Electric of San Jose. Gio graduated from Oak Grove High School in San Jose in 2002.
Catrina’s sisters, Cassandra and Callista Nicolaysen of Tracy, shared duties as her maids of honor. Her bridesmaids were Wendy Martino of San Jose, the groom’s sister, and Janae Costa and Myrna Zepeda, both of Turlock. Jocelyn Humphreys of Simi Valley was the flower girl.
Gio’s brother Edgar Galvan of Mountain View was his best man. His groomsmen were his brother Jonathan Galvan of San Jose and James Garcia of Los Angeles, Ruben Barajas of San Jose, Jonathan Sahagun of Hollister, Mikey Carrasco of Glendale and Luis Cazares of San Jose. Jason Martino of San Jose was a junior groomsman, and Jr. Martino was the ring bearer.
The wedding ceremony was followed by a reception at Freedom Hall & Gardens in Santa Clara.
After a honeymoon in Mexico’s Riviera Maya, the newlyweds have made their home together in San Jose.