Dorothy “Dotty” Dolores Prega, 77, a career woman and devoted Catholic whose infant daughter was blessed by Pope John Paul II, died Nov. 15, 2012.
She was born June 5, 1935, in New York City to Aleksandra and Michael Cetnar, where she graduated from Franklin K. Lane High School in Queens, N.Y. She and her mother moved to California in 1962, where she married Adam Walter Prega in 1973. She worked in the insurance business in Beverly Hills and had numerous celebrities as clients.
On March 19, 1976, she had a daughter, Aleksandra. In 1986 the family moved to Marysville, Wash. They moved to Billings in 1995.
Funeral Mass was Nov. 17 at St. Pius X Catholic Church. Committal was in Holy Cross Cemetery. Arrangements were in the care of Dahl Funeral Chapel.