November 25, 1965 — January 4, 2016
Sheila was born and raised in northern CA. She moved to Bakersfield in 1996 to attend CSUB.
She earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Environmental Resource Management (ERM) in 1998.
Prior to her career at CSUB, Sheila proudly served our country as a combat and medical specialist in the Army for ten years and was honorably discharged in November 1992. Sheila began her career at CSUB as a student assistant and remained in the Dept. of Safety and Risk Management. The CSUB flag will fly at half-staff in her honor on the day of the memorial service.
She is survived by her daughter, Kaylin Barela ( fiance Trey Peck); her father and stepmother, Frank and Patricia Barela; and her sisters.
A public military burial service will be held Monday, January 11, 2016, from 12:30-1:00 pm at the Bakersfield National Cemetery, 30338 East Bear Mtn. Blvd., Arvin. Donations maybe made in Sheila’s memory to CSUB Staff Forum.You can find the complete original obituary on this website.