Jim Ketter died on June 6, 2018 at 61 years of age.

He earned his BS in Physics at Kansas State University in 1991 and his MA in Physics at Oregon State University in 2005.

Jim began his career as a geophysicist, started teaching in 2003 as an instructor at Linn-Benton Community College then as an instructor in Physics at OSU in 2005 where he also served as Lab Coordinator.

Jim participated in Physics Discovery days and telescope viewing nights. He was a dedicated teacher who regularly explored new techniques and technologies to help his learners.

Jim’s happiness was time with family and friends, walking his dogs, and seeing his students grow.

Jim Ketter (1957-2018)

Jim Ketter (1957-2018)

Donations in his memory may be made to the Albany, Oregon Parks and Recreation Foundation.