Desi Martini Salvadori, age 91, died Thursday, November 10, 2022 at her home in Moapa, Nevada. She was born December 17, 1930 in Verona, Italy to Giulio and Emilia Bobba Martini. She married Gianfuretto Salvadori in Italy.
Desi grew up in Torino, Italy. As a young girl she started working with the circus, helping her brother with his act. After her marriage to Gianfuretto, she helped him as he trained Sea Lions. After a few contracts in the United States, they immigrated to Las Vegas in 1963. She worked in the Stage Hand Union as a seamstress for many years. She loved her work and was very good at it. They retired to Moapa at the turn of the century.
Survivors include her husband, Gianfuretto; two sons: Greg (Diane) of Moapa, NV and Laif (Sarah) of Chino California.
The family will hold a celebration of life at a later date. Friends and family are invited to sign our online guest book at www.moapavalleymortuary.com