Martha Eveline Chevreaux

April 5, 1924June 30, 2013

Martha Eveline Wilson Chevreaux passed away quietly with family on June 30, 2013, she was 89 years old. She was born in West Butte, CA to Cora May Belding Wilson and Charles Cleveland Wilson on April 5, 1924. She moved to Auburn in the 1940s where she met and married Joe Chevreaux. They had three children, Joseph, Jr., Martha Susan, and Matthew. Martha and Joe actively supported the Auburn community and were known for the hospitality of their home. She founded and was charter president of the Sierra Discovery Doll Club of Auburn. She was preceded in death by her husband Joe, her younger son Matthew and grandson Matthew. She was also preceded in death by her sisters, Dora Wilson and Dorothy Price, and half-sister Barbara Jennings Hines. Martha is survived by Joe Jr. (Meredith) of Texas, Martha Susan Allen (Terry) of Arizona, Matthews widow Terisa Chereaux-Pettiway, three grandchildren, and two great grandchildren, her brother Charles Woodrow of Washington State and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Funeral arrangements are under the auspices of Chapel of the Hills, Auburn. In accordance with her wishes, interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her name may be made to the American Diabetes Association, the American Cancer Society, or the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America.


  • Graveside Service Thursday, July 11, 2013

Martha Eveline Chevreaux

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Takasumi Kojima

July 3, 2013

To the family of Martha Chevreaux;

Our condolence for the passing of a great lady of Auburn. Martha was generous in having diverse people at her home and made them welcome.

Her husband, Joe hired Japanese American as operator at the cement plant when other companies would not hire them. Martha was always generous in welcomig them at company picnic and at her home.

Godbless and Godspeed for her final journey; thanks for all that you have done to make Auburn a better place.

david Pittaway

July 2, 2013

going to miss Martha my condolences to her family she was a great grandmother to Ken mother in law to Terisa and friend to me

Mark & Iney (Dalton) Fowler

July 2, 2013

We are sorry for the family's loss. May you find comfort in knowing many care. Thank you to Martha & Joe for all you gave to the Auburn Community.