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She did for others without condition Julianne Salgado, daughter of Gloria (Butchke) Graves of Sullivan, Wisc., and the late Lawrence L. Graves, was born Dec. 30, 1940, in Summit, Wisc., and passed away Feb. 6, 2008, in Springfield.
She got her first horse at age 12 which led to a lifelong passion for horses and animals. She was an advocate for animals and people who could not speak for themselves; she did for others without condition.
She was a 4H Club leader with several clubs in Wisconsin, and a mentor to hundreds of youngsters. She was a member of the Ava Saddle Club, the Douglas County Fox Trotter Association, and in Wisconsin, the Kettle Moraine Rough Rider Drill Team. She received a ribbon in Trail Versatility in the 2007 Fox Trotters competition.
Julianne enjoyed traveling, especially with animals, was generous of time and spirit and an attentive mother.
She was preceded in death by her father.
Survivors include her loving husband of 49 years, Richard F. Salgado; her mother, Gloria (Butchke) Graves, of Sullivan, Wisc.; two children, Steven Salgado of New Berlin, Wisc., and Lori Gamroth, of Dousman, Wisc.; four siblings, Neil Graves, of Squires, Kathryn McHugh, of Waukesha, Wisc., Colleen Bliffert, of Dousman, Wisc., and Bonnie Pakula, of Sullivan, Wisc.; five grandchildren, Brent, Gregory, Thomas, William, Daniel; and three great-grandchildren, Gabriel, Gracie and Richard.
A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 4 p.m. today (Thursday, Feb. 14) at St. Leo’s Catholic Church, Ava. Inurnment will be in Frye Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, PO Box 4072, Pittsfield, MA 01202 or at www.leukemia-lymphoma.org.
Online condolences may be made to www.clinkingbeardfuneral home.com.