Jan Wiesel

Jan Wiesel, 85, died Oct. 29, 2014.

Born in Jasina, Czechoslovakia, Mr. Wiesel was a Holocaust survivor. He arrived in New York in 1952 after graduating from school in Sweden, where he learned his trade as a machinist. He moved to Tucson in 1960 and worked in the family sign business as manager. After retiring, he served the Tucson Unified School District as a crossing guard  for over 20 years.

Survivors include his daughter, Monica Beth Wiesel of Memphis, Tenn.; and sister, Bella Bleier, of Tucson.

Graveside services were held in the Congregation Ansehi Israel section­ at Evergreen Mortuary, with Rabbi Robert Eisen officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to Handmaker  Jewish Services for the Aging,  2221 N. Rosemont Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85712.