Source: Rockford Register Star December 21, 2008
Source: Rockford Register Star 11-3-2007
Evacuation of Rock River Elementary School
Source: Rockfordiana – Accidents – 2 (Drawer 11) 10/7/1987
Rockford magazine, January 1987
pp 76 – 79, article by John Harris
He was head of 5 Monogram companies, sold to Rhode Island conglomerate Nortek, needed new job or retirement.
Rauh had a call from Rexnord, looking for someone to run Rockford Products. Rexnord Group Vice-President: Ed Mentzer was immediately impressed. Group Vice-president Dick Goff; Vice-President of Engineering Bill Naill; Vice-President of Finance Dennis Schaer, Sales-Marketing and Planning Vice-President Tom Johnson; Dick Giesen, Don Chadwick.
Until 1976, Rockford Products was a locally owned home to 1,300 employees. Annual sales topped $100 million.
Three divisions; Rockford Cold Formed Products accounted for 75% of sales.
Under Rauh, Rockford Products underwent the transition to being an engineering company.
Source: Rockford Register Star June 29, 1992
Passed away April 29, 2015.
Born Feb. 1, 1928, in Rockford; son of Arthur and Geneva (Berry) Zimmerman.
Married Mary Schnepper in 1958.
A WWII U.S. Navy veteran.
Retired from Rockford Products.
Member of the Verdi, Lombardi and Harmony Clubs.
Sunset Funeral Home, Beth Eden United Methodist Church, Sunset Memorial Gardens.
Source: Rockford Register Star, May 2, 2015.