Michael Steven Abear of Villa Park Services for Michael Steven Abear, 51, will begin at 9:15 a.m. Saturday, at Knollcrest Funeral Home, 1500 S. Meyers Road (three blocks south of Roosevelt Road), Lombard, and continue with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at St. Alexander Catholic Church, Villa Park. Born May 30, 1953, in Chicago, he died Wednesday, June 16, 2004, at home. Interment will be in Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside. Mr. Abear was a chef in the culinary arts. He was the son of Michael A. and Edith M. (nee Creevy); brother of Jim Abear, Nancy (Gary) Stratton, Tony (Patti Anne) Abear and the late Thomas Alvin Abear, whom passed away in 1958; uncle of Jimmy Abear, Ian, Erin and Ava Stratton, and Zander Abear; and nephew of George (Jane) Creevy, Manuel (Corky) Abear, Catherine Prader, the late Jack (Joan) Creevy and the late Calvin Creevy. Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, at the funeral home. Friends may visit www.dailyherald.com/obits to express condolences and sign the guest book. For funeral information, (630)932-1500.