Jean Sanavaitis (nee Ciesla), 99, of Arlington Heights, formerly of Chicago and Riverside, died on Nov. 20, 2013. Born on May 6, 1914, she was proud to be a homemaker. 

She is survived by her sons, Jim (fiancée Terrie), David and John, and her brother, John Ciesla. She was preceded in death by her husband, Casper. 

Visitation was held on Dec. 3 at Ivins/Moravecek Funeral Home, 80 E. Burlington St. in Riverside. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at noon, Wednesday, Dec. 4 at St. Mary Church in Riverside. 

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Chicago Lighthouse for the Blind,, are appreciated. 

Additional information is available at 708-447-2261 and