Karen Ann Snider was born on March 26, 1958 in Alexandria, Virginia. She is the daughter of Earl and Nina (Pizzoferrato) Snider. She lived her youth in Huntington Beach, California where she attended school and graduated from Edison High School. She moved to Ashton, Iowa and later to Sheldon, Iowa where she worked at fast food restaurants. She attended Living Water Community Church in Sheldon. Karen was a loving mother and grandmother. She passed away on Saturday, March 28, 2020 at her home in Autumn Park Apartments in Sheldon. Those left to cherish her memories are her son, Todd (Gena) Snider of Menifee, CA and her daughter, Rosa (Heath) Koerselman of Sheldon, IA; 5 grandchildren; her mother, Nina Novello of Menifee, CA; one brother, Ron Begley of Simi Valley, CA; one sister, Marla Ford of Oroville, CA. She was preceded in death by her father, Earl Snider. There will be no visitation or memorial service.