Obit: Hoffman, Paula Catherine (1966 - 2008)

Poster: Robert Lipprandt



Surnames: Angle, Brahmer, Buchanan, Buscher, Carver, Drost, Hoffman, Paustenbach, Stefancin, Willger


----Source: The Star News (Medford, Taylor Co., WI) Thursday, September 25, 2008, Online Edition


Hoffman, Paula Catherine (June 20, 1966 - September 20, 2008)


Paula Catherine "Cathy" Hoffman, age 42, of W7579 Koshkonong Lake Road, Fort Atkinson, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2008 as the result of a motorcycle accident.


Cathy was born June 20, 1966 in Tampa, Florida. Cathy attended UW-Marathon County, receiving an Associate of Arts and Sciences degree in 1995. She continued her education at UW-Whitewater, graduating Magna Cum Laude with a bachelor's degree in speech language pathology in 1998. Cathy continued her education, receiving a SLP master's degree in 2000.


Cathy married Richard Earl Hoffman Jr. on May 28, 1988 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Medford, Wis. After 20 years of marriage, they grew to be more in love than ever. Cathy was a member of Fowler Baptist Church in Tampa, Fla., and Amelia Baptist Church in Darby Pasco, Fla.


Cathy was employed by Beloit Rehab Health Center as a speech language pathologist and also worked part-time for Cedar Crest Nursing Home and Community Physical Therapy. She started Cathy is survived by her children, Andrew Hoffman, Private 1st Class E-3 of Fort Knox, Ky., Joshua (Aygul) Hoffman of Madison, Wis., step-daughter, Michele (Gerald) Buscher of Mukwonago, Wis.; step-granddaughter, Noel Jean Buscher of Mukwanago, Wis.; her parents, Charles (Marti) Carver of Live Oak, Fla., and Janice (Al) Angle of Lakeland, Fla.; father-in-law, Don Paustenbach of Medford; and brothers and sisters-in-law, Cindy (Jeff) Drost of Beloit, Wis., Tim (Katie) Hoffman of Medford, Wis., Cliff (Tami) Hoffman of Medford, Wis., Todd Hoffman of Weston, Donna Brahmer of Janesville, Wis. and Steven (Jennie) Paustenbach of Green Bay, Wis. Cathy is also survived by 18 nieces and nephews, and eight great-nieces and nephews.


Cathy was preceded in death by a sister-in-law, Amie Hoffman, and a cousin, Cathy Buchanan.


Cathy's love for her husband, children, parents, extended family and friends was unconditional. She was a happy, loving woman who enjoyed spending time with her family. She loved the outdoors, her ducks, and riding bike with her husband. Cathy will be remembered with a hug, a kiss and a tear. She will be deeply missed by all that knew her.


Services will be held at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Medford on Friday, Sept. 26, 2008 at 11 a.m., with Father Gerard Willger and Deacon Joe Stefancin officiating. Visitation will be at Hemer Funeral Home on Thursday, Sept. 25, 2008 from 5 to 7 p.m. and Friday morning from 9 a.m. at Holy Rosary Catholic Church until the time of the services.


Memorial contributions in their names may be made to Hoffman Memorial Fund, c/o Blackhawk Community Credit Union, 2640 W. Court St., Janesville, WI 53548.



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