John Joseph Hoffman, age 60, of Ashland, Wis. formerly of New Richmond, died Sunday, July 19, 2009 at his home. Funeral service at 11 a.m. Friday, July 24 at Roberts Funeral Home in Ashland. Father Paul Pare` officiating. Visitation from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Roberts Funeral Home, 305 Chapple Ave., Ashland, WI 54806 and continuing one hour prior to the service on Friday. Cremation following the service with the Ashland Crematory Service.