Black gowns with crystal accents and bouquets of red and orange roses were fashioned by the honor attendants, the bride’s sisters Melissa and Mindy Heher, and by the bridesmaids, Jo Anna Pittmann, Jamie Goff, Adrienne Baran and Tracy Ward, friends of the bride.
John Kropf III and Thomas Kropf, the groom’s brothers, stood as best men, and the groomsmen were Kevin Holtz, Brian Ahlfeld, Andrew Murphy and Ryan Smith, friends of the groom.
The bride’s pleated ivory A-line gown featured a Swarovski crystal bodice and beaded spaghetti straps. Platinum embroidery the on bodice, skirt and tiffany train were accented with a crystal-embellished cathedral veil and tiara.
The new Mrs. Kropf received a degree in business administration from Kent State University in 2002 and a degree in culinary arts from the Pennsylvania Culinary Institute in 2003. She is employed by Aramark at Cuyahoga Community College.
Mr. Kropf earned a degree in mechanical engineering from Cleveland State University in 2001. He is employed by the Cleveland Landing Gear Division of Goodrich Corporation in Brooklyn Heights.
Following a honeymoon in Hawaii, the couple resides in Brunswick.