Born in San Bernardino on Sept. 14, 1945, Karen Hardin died July 11, 2019.

She is survived by her daughter Julie Arellano (Desi), son Steve Hardin, sisters Kathy Roberts and Evelyn Yarnell-Valles and three grandchildren, Karen, Chris, and Patrick.

Karen's life evolved around her grandchildren and children. She was a wife, a friend, an aunt, a mother, a grandmother and, above all an angel.

A short 30-minute service is planned for 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 5, at Riverside National Cemetery followed by a celebration of life at 12:15 p.m. at California Avenue Church at 8223 California Ave., Riverside. Please dress casually.