Stephanie Curthoys and Michael Birkemeier were married at 2 p.m. on Sept. 24 in St. Joseph Church, Buffalo. Guests gathered for a reception at Grapevine Banquet Hall, Depew. The Rev. Jack Ledwon of Buffalo heard the couple’s vows. The bride’s mother is Linda Curthoys of Buffalo. The bridegroom’s parents are Dolores Birkemeier and the late Richard Birkemeier of Buffalo. The bride, a graduate of Hutchinson Central Technical High School, earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in education from SUNY Buffalo State. She is a special-education teacher at the Buffalo Public Schools. The groom attended McKinley High School and is employed at the Cheesecake Factory. After a trip to Disney World and the Finger Lakes, the couple have made their home in Buffalo.