© 2018 Kern County Cemetery District #1

           P.O. Box 354, Shafter, CA  93263

           T - 661.746.3921; F - 661.746.0310

District Staff
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Tim Unruh

General Manager


     Tim Unruh has been the manager at the District since 1987. He has been very involved with the California Association of Public Cemeteries (CAPC) as well as the California Special Districts Association (CSDA).     He has sat on the CAPC board for the last fourteen years including a term as President in 2011-2012. During this time he has been very involved with the legislative committee for CAPC. In that time he has received numerous awards for his involvement including Cemeterian of the Year, the Siemens/Byington award and other awards.     He has been a director on the CSDA board and has been on the legislation committee since 2003 which he chaired in 2010. He has completed all four of the Special District Leadership Foundation modules.

Eliza Caudillo



Eliza Caudillo a long time resident of Shafter. She began her working career at Santa Barbara Savings from 1980 to 1991, when the Savings and Loan was absorbed by Bank of America. She has since then worked for State Farm, Finance and Thrift, and West Kern Machinery. Eliza transitioned into the funeral industry working for Peters Funeral Home from 2000 to 2008, and eventually was hired at the Shafter-Wasco Cemetery in 2009, where she serves and District Secretary and Bookkeeper.



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