Rod Ostboe, a retired teacher and coach who worked for the Richland School District for 30 years, died Monday.
Ostboe grew up in Richland and attended what then was Columbia High School, graduating in 1960.
He attended and graduated from Eastern Washington University, returning to the district in 1971.
During his time with the district, Ostboe taught at Carmichael Middle School, Richland High School and Hanford Middle School, teaching health, science, physical education, English, geography, art, history and German. He retired in 2001.
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A celebration of life for Ostboe will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Faith Assembly Church, 1800 N. Road 72, Pasco.