Earl Patrick Joachim, age 86, passed away August 12, 2015 in Surprise, Arizona. Earl was born April 5, 1929 in Detroit, Michigan to Walter and Helen Joachim. He was raised there until age 14 when he moved to California. He worked as a pastry chef with Hilton Hotels primarily in Los Angeles and later in Anaheim. Earl retired in 1999 after 50 years of service. He moved to Payson, Arizona in 2000 to live near his brother Marvin. He was a member of the Catholic Church of the Holy Nativity in Payson. As well as the ROMEO club (Retired Old Men Eating Out) in Payson. In 2011 he came to Wickenburg. Earl was preceded in death by his wife Ellen in 1971. He is survived by his daughters Laura (Gilbert) Bagaman of San Francisco, CA., Kristin Joachim of Ft. Collins, CO., and brother Marvin (Anne) Joachim of Wickenburg, and grandchildren Megan and Sarah Bagaman. A Committal service will held at the Church of the Holy Nativity in Payson.