LimaSusan Diane Brandehoff, of Oakley, Calif., formerly of Lima, died May 29, 2011, after a long battle with cancer.She was born Sept. 3, 1960, to LaVerne and Joan Smith. Her mother preceded her in death. She married Rick Brandehoff, who survives.Mrs. Brandehoff will always be remembered for enjoying life's little moments: traveling with her husband, supporting her children in their many endeavors, family holidays, long conversations with her friends, and of course, butterflies. Her active participation in raising cancer awareness around her community has left a lasting impression.Survivors also include two children, Nick and Julianna Brandehoff; five siblings, Joyce (David) Welker, Patricia Fouche, Dennis (Marilyn) Smith, David (Joyce) Smith and Howard Smith; and several nieces and nephews. Services will be held at 1 p.m. today at Brentwood Funeral Home, 839 First St., Brentwood, Calif.
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