Obit: Hoffman, Earl L. #2 (1938 - 2019)
Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 5/08/2019
Hoffman, Earl LeRoy (18 December 1938 – 28 April 2019) With Flag
Earl LeRoy Hoffman, 80, died peacefully in his home in Greenwood surrounded by his family April 28, 2019, under the care of Ministry Healthcare Hospice of Marshfield.
He was born Dec. 18, 1938, in Cedar Rapids,. IA, and grew up on a dairy farm. He served his country as an army engineer out of Ft. Leonard Wood, MO, from 1957- 1958. He worked in many different areas but really liked the adventure of being on his own and owned a variety of businesses, the last was Independent Dairy Services, doing DHIA milk testing in this area. At the time of his death, he was enjoying retirement with his wife in addition to transporting local children to their school, which was one of his favorite pastimes. He and his wife have been the directors of the local food pantry for the past four years, and he was also a member of the Missionary Baptist Church in Greenwood. He was the chairman of the Republican Party of Clark County for several years and remained passionate in politics. He was honored to receive the Alvan E. Bovay Award in 2011 as well.
He is survived by his loving wife, Patricia; his sisters: Shirley and Carol; his sons: Darrel, Earl, David and Matthew; and his daughters: Dana, Irene and Emily; and many loving grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Dorris, his father, Earl, and his brothers: Michael and Bud and grandson Eric.
The family will receive friends Thursday, May 9, 2019, from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. at the Missionary Baptist Church, 302 N Main St., Greenwood. The service will be held at noon with a meal to follow.
Cremation Society of Wisconsin, Altoona is assisting the family. Online condolences may be left at www.cremationsociety-wi.com.
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