Donald Boyd Fitzwater, 83 years of age, of Beatrice, passed away at the Beatrice Good Samaritan Center Friday morning, June 19, 2015. He was born on December 06, 1931 at Filley, Neb., to Ben and Gertrude (Thomsen) Fitzwater. He moved to Beatrice at the age of 4, attended Country School through the eighth grade and graduated from Beatrice High School in 1949. He earned his private pilot license in 1951. The commercial and flight instructor ratings he achieved in 1953.

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