Peter Henning Versen
December 03, 1940 ~ March 02, 2020
Peter Henning Versen of Boynton Beach, FL passed away on Monday March2, 2020. He was a beloved member of the local community and dearly loved by his family around the globe. He was born on December 3, 1940 in Englewood, NJ. He was raised in Tenafly, NJ where he finished High School in 1960. Following high school, he enrolled in the U.S. Army and served for 3 years during which he was stationed in Germany. He married in 1962 and moved to Englewood, NJ. After his divorce in 1966 he moved to Deerfield Beach, Florida and later to Boynton Beach. There he became a Lifeguard and joined the Beach Patrol. He developed a passion for sailing and was a crew member on many larger boats and a valued member in prestigious regatta crews. With his profound Samaritan character, Peter rendered dedicated Service to the City of Boynton Beach where he was honored for his Commitment of more than 25 years. During his early years as a Lifeguard, Peter went to College and earned his degree as Bachelor of Arts in Sociology in 1979. As an avid cyclist he took many day and weekend trips around the Gold Coast area. In most recent years Peter could be seen on his bike up and down the immediate coast form Boynton Beach. Peter is survived by his brother Axel and two sisters, Judy and Lynn, with their families. A celebration of life will be held Saturday March 7, 2020 at 6pm on board of the “Sea Mist” in Boynton Beach to scatter his ashes in the ocean that was his love, his life, and his church.
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