Augusta I. Sonntag Craft, who was born January 10, 1916 in Frisco, Texas, one of eight children born to Carl William and Docia Sonntag, a pioneering family of Frisco, passed away peacefully at Vista Ridge Nursing and Rehab in Lewisville, Texas on September 7, 2005.

She is preceded in death by beloved husband, Paul E. Craft. Graduates of Frisco High School, they were lifetime residents of Dallas, Texas and active members of Cockrell Hill UMC. She was a dedicated and loving mother and grandmother. And what a great cook - she made the "best scratch banana pudding ever."

Mrs. Craft is survived by: three children, Paula Craft of Dallas, Pamela Brown of Coppell and Phillip Craft of Austin; five grandchildren: Paul Brown of Dripping Springs, Amy Pannell of Portland, Patrick Brown of Houston, Erin Durst of Frisco and Elisa Craft of Towson, MD; six great-grandchildren: Zachary, Alyssa, Drew, Nathan, Dillon and Kyle and numerous family members.


The family will receive visitors on Friday, September 9, 2005 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home in Frisco, Texas. Funeral Services will be Saturday, September 10, 2005 at 12:00 noon at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home with burial at Bethel Cemetery in Frisco, Texas. Memorials may be sent to The Alzheimer's Association, 4144 N. Central Expressway, Suite 750; Dallas, TX 75204. To convey condolences or to sign an online registry, please visit