James “Mark” Talla, 70, passed away Dec. 5, 2017. He was born Aug. 25, 1947 in Casa Grande, AZ. Mark attended Brophy Academy and later Arizona State University, earning a degree in business and receiving his CPA. His accounting career began with Ernst & Young, continuing at Arthur Anderson for many years until opening his own practice. Mark was retired at the time of his death. Mark was a loving and devoted son, brother and uncle. He is preceded in death by his father, Martin Talla. Mark is survived by his mother, Betty Lou Orler; brothers David “Mike” Talla and wife Mona, Pat Talla; nephews Mark Talla, Mathew Talla, Jared Talla, Brett Talla; and niece Karen Talla Gooch, along with four great-nieces and nephews. Mark will be mourned and missed by his many friends and extended family members.
Services will be held Thursday, Dec. 21, at 11 AM, in Bunker’s Garden Chapel, 33 N. Centennial Way, Mesa AZ, 85201.