GRANUS, LORETTA LASHLEY MINTON, 87, went to her heavenly Father on Monday October 7, 2013.
She was born on September 23, 1926 to the late Corb and Cora Raymer Lashley in Sunfish, KY.
Loretta was a graduate of Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN, was a registered nurse for the old and new Jewish Hospitals and worked for OB/GYN Dr. Frank App. She was in the Shively Chapter of Eastern Star for over 50 years, volunteered for various charities including, American Red Cross, Shively Area Ministries, All Care and Sun Valley Women's Club. She was a member of Lees Lane Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by husbands, Leonard Minton and Dr. Michael Granus, son Keith Leonard Minton, brothers, Roy, Carl, and Sam Lashley, one sister, Charlotte Wilson and daughter-in-law, Andrea Minton.
She is survived by her son, Donald Lee Minton and grandchildren, Mary Shelby and Maxwell Keith Minton, sisters, Carmella Lashley Denham and Janelle Lashley Edrington along with several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Saturday at noon at Louisville Memorial Gardens Funeral Home, 4400 Dixie Hwy., Louisville. Visitation will be Friday, 2-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Family request for donations to be made to American Red Cross, 510 E Chestnut St. Louisville, KY 40201-1675 or Shively Area Ministries 4415 Dixie Hwy., Shively, KY 40216.
Published in The Courier-Journal from Oct. 9 to Oct. 11, 2013