Paul Leonard Hoffman 86, of Potosi, passed away on Saturday, January 21 at Southwest Health Center in Platteville, Wisconsin surrounded by his family. He was born on November 11, 1936, in Happy Corners in Smelser Township; the son of Elmer and Mary (Scharff) Hoffman, the oldest of eight children. He married Donna Jean Mann on February 27, 1960 at the Lutheran Church of Peace, Platteville WI. 

He went square dancing, was a 4-H Leader, and established snowmobile trails in Grant County. He was a farmer until 1990, then worked for 5-Star Stock Removal, UW-Platteville, Lands’ End, self-employed delivering newspapers and donuts, and working at Big K Farms in Georgetown, WI.