A service celebrating her life will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, July 19, at the Boston Funeral Home.
Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 18.
A memorial will be established at a later date. Contributions may be made to her family.
Condolences may be offered online at www.bostonfuneralhome.net.
Saleen was born June 25, 1996, in Stevens Point, a daughter of Chad Ratelle and Tanya Hintz. She graduated Kiddie Kollege before attending McDill Elementary School, Ben Franklin Junior High and SPASH. She would have entered her senior year in the fall.
She was a member of the school band and attended band camp at Lawrence University. She was a member of the Junior Bowling League and a student at the Dance Education Center, where she was involved in ballet, pointe, jazz and modern classes.
She donated her hair to Locks of Love several times. She was a Girl Scout Ambassador, working toward a Gold Award. She was also involved at Girl Scout Camp, first as a camper then a junior counselor.
Survivors include her mother, Tanya (Colin Fredock) Hintz, San Tan Valley, Ariz.; her father, Chad (Meg DuBois) Ratelle, Wisconsin Rapids; her maternal grandparents, Terri and Jim Hintz, Plover; her paternal grandfather, Laurol Ratelle, Wisconsin Rapids; and three uncles, Chris Ratelle, Wisconsin Rapids, and Robert Hintz and David (Jamie Haugh) Hintz, both of Stevens Point.
She was preceded in death by her paternal grandmother, Jan Ratelle.