Leah Francene Manche, 28, East Moline, died Dec. 10, 2012, in Moline. Services are 1 p.m. Friday at Runge, Davenport, with visitation 11 a.m. to services. Burial is at St. Mary's Cemetery, East Moline. Surviving are daughter, Brianna; fiance, Nathan Etheridge; mother, Katherine (Francis) Eder; father, Keith Mayfield; siblings, B.J. Eder, Amber Etheridge, Nicole Kirchner, Crystal Mann and Justice Mayfield; aunts and uncles, Tom (Char) Wheeler, Linda Stevens, Robert Wheeler and Sandy (Steve) Dau; and foster parents, Mel (Kevin) Cerveny.
Today is Saturday, Sept. 20, the 263rd day of 2014. There are 102 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: Recruits can get $500 by enlisting now. Lt Jobe has a recruiting office on Illinois Street. 1889 -- 125 years ago: Superintendent Schnitger formally inaugurated the Rock Island and Davenport Railway Line of the Holmes system by putting on four cars to start. 1914 -- 100 years ago: Wires of the defunct Union Electric Co. are being removed by city electricians. 1939 -- 75 years ago: The Bishop Hill softball team won the championship in WHB"S Mississippi Valley tournament at Douglas Park. 1964 -- 50 years ago: A boom in apartment construction has hit Rock Island, with approximately 300 units either in or near the construction stage or due for an early rezoning decision. 1989 -- 25 years ago: Members of the Bi-State Metropolitan Planning Commission are hoping to revive their push for a new $70 million four-lane bridge spanning the Mississippi River.