Heidi Kay Brauer and Chad Edward Ruchala were married Friday at 3:30 p.m. in a garden ceremony at the home of her parents, Karen K. and Douglas W. Brauer, in Akron. The Rev. Terry G. Bowman of Emmanuel Baptist Church, Clarence Center, performed the ceremony for the bride and the son of Edward Ruchala of Lockport and Maureen Hoeltke of Atlanta, Ga. A reception was given in Shepherds Restaurant.
A graduate of University at Buffalo and Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, the bride is an associate with Jaeckle Fleischmann & Mugel. The bridegroom is a firefighter with the City of Lockport Fire Department.