James Jay Brondyk, age 56, of Lowell, passed away September 27, 2019 due to complications of stroke. Jim was a free-spirit, tenderhearted, and meticulous; traits he passed on to his children. The son of Jack and Betty (Potter) Brondyk, Jim was born on March 14, 1963 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He was welcomed home by older sister Debbie and later joined by younger brother Jack, Jr. Jim loved hunting and fishing and spent many of his younger years riding motorcycles, working on dune buggies, and exploring the land around Kyser Road, where he grew up. He also enjoyed bird watching and feeding the birds at his home in Lowell. Jim attended school in Saranac, MI. In 1985, he married Nicole Divine and they had two children. They later divorced. In 2002, Jim met the love of his life, Angie Speer. Jim always joked that it would be a cold day in hell before he remarried. True to his word, he and Angie tied the knot in Hell, Michigan on December 27, 2007. Jim was a skilled machinist and became an integral part of Central States Precision Grinding, in Lowell. In 1988, he traveled to Japan to represent the company. Jim moved on to explore many talents, including working for Stock Paint and eventually starting his own power washing business. Jim will be lovingly remembered by his wife Angie, children Christine Kay (Josh Greff) and Colin (Taylor) Brondyk, grandchildren Easton and Lilly Brondyk, brother Jack (Susie, deceased) Brondyk, Jr., nieces and nephews Sara Gould, Jack (Sarah) Brondyk III, Travis, Bobbie, and Donna, in-laws Earl (Kim) Speer, Rebecca Speer, Aimee Divine, Michelle Divine, Carol Barry, good friend George (Gaynell) Deible, and numerous friends and relatives. Jim was preceded in death by his parents, sister Debbie Gould, grandparents Herman and Susie Potter and Jacob and Anna Brondyk, niece Kristal, special aunt Wilma Dingess, and best bud Stevie Smith. Cremation by Roth-Gerst Funeral Home of Lowell, internment of ashes at Boston Township Cemetery at a later date. Friends and family are invited to attend a celebration of Jim’s life on Sunday, September 29 at 1 PM at the Moose Lodge, 1320 East Main Street (M-21), in Lowell.