Patricia "PJ" Hoff (Zitlow)
Patricia Jean “Pat or PJ” Hoff, age 73, of Janesville, passed away on Friday, March 23, 2018. She was born on March 5, 1945, in Cottage Grove, the daughter of Gerald and Vera (Moodie) Zitlow. Patricia enjoyed quilting, where she was active with the Rock Co. Quilt Guild and several other quilting groups in the area. She was a member of First Lutheran Church and enjoyed bible study, helping with funerals and other events at church, and spending time with her family and friends. Patricia worked for The City of Janesville Police Dept. retiring in 2008. She also worked at Edison School in Janesville before the JPD. Pat married Lester “Les” D. Hoff in April 1982 and they owned H & H Automotive in Janesville. Les died in 2008.
Patricia is survived by her brothers: Terry (Jeanette) Zitlow and Brian (Michele) Zitlow; nieces: Tonja (Geoff) Gallagher, Brianna Zitlow; nephews: Leon Zitlow, Shane Zitlow, Justin (Danielle) Zitlow, and Brandon (Megan) Zitlow; great nieces: Sophia Zitlow and Dalila Zitlow; Les' three daughters: Marie Hoff, Carol Handy, and Vicki Hoff and their families; her brothers and sisters-in-law: Robert and Karen Hoff, LeRoy Hoff, Lois Hoff and Leonard “Joe” Hoff; her favorite boy Benji; and many other relatives and friends.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was predeceased by Les’ daughter: Donna; and her brothers: Gary, Raymond, Kit, Kim, and Mark Zitlow.
A Celebration Honoring Pat’s life will be held on Sunday, September 23, 2018 at the Johnstown Community Center, 9937 E. County Road A, beginning at 1:00 PM. Please join us for lunch, refreshments, sharing stories, and renewing friendships.