Obit: Shanks, Alex (1852 - 1897)
----Source: Neillsville Republican Press 8/19/1897
Alex Shanks, a prominent resident of Greenwood, Clark County, died at his home in that city Tuesday from paralysis. About a week ago he was taken with the first stroke and appeared to be recovering, but Tuesday he was prostrated with a second stroke which proved fatal.
Mr. Shanks is well known throughout the county, having resided in Greenwood and vicinity for the past thirty years. He was about 45 years of age at the time of his death. He leaves a wife and three children, one boy and two girls.
The funeral will be held at Greenwood Friday.
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