Abigail Victoria Flagler passed on October 20th, at the age of 30. She is survived by her parents Arthur Gary and Lori Schnell Flagler; her brother Harrison Flagler of Taipei, Taiwan; and Uncle Randy Schnell. She was preceded in death by her loving grandmother Florence Schnell.
Abby, as she was also known to her friends, was born in Chicago, and raised in both Chicago and Munster, IN.
Abigail attended Jones College Prep (JCP), a selective CPS High School. She was the first JCP female athlete to win a Tennis Sectional and remains the record-holder for JCP's Outdoor High Jump. Abigail was also a standout participant on the JCP basketball and volleyball teams. She was the lead violinist in the Chicago All-City Youth Orchestra.
Abigail went on to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Food, Nutrition, and Dietetics from Illinois State University.
Abigail was athletic and loved all sports. She completed four Chicago Marathon races. In addition, she was also a certified personal trainer with the American Council on Exercise.
Abigail had a great sense of humor. She loved her family and friends, especially her precious dog Uli.
The family requests that donations be made in her memory to support the Anti-Cruelty Society https://anticruelty.org/donate
Visitation will be held 4:00-8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 28, and at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 29. Service to follow at 12:00 p.m. conducted by Rev. Dr. Kevin Bergmann at Burns-Kish Funeral Home, 8415 Calumet Ave, Munster, IN 46321. (219) 836-5000
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