Michelle Lynn Gottmann, daughter of Linda K. and James M. Gottmann Sr. of Alden, and J. Jeffrey Whalen, son of John R. and Mary C. Whalen of Silver Creek, were married Aug. 14 at 5:30 p.m. in Samuel's Grande Manor. Clarence Town Justice William A. Waible performed the ceremony. After a trip to to Charlotte, N.C., the couple will be at home in Buffalo. A reception will be given today in Akron Falls Park. The bride, a graduate of Cleveland Hill High School, is billing coordinator in the law offices of Smith, Murphy & Schoepperle. The bridegroom, a graduate of Silver Creek High School, attended Fredonia State College and is business manager of MAI-Alper Inc.