Members of the Schlitt family pose with a map designating all the projects the family has developed in the county. Seated Dolores Schlitt Barth and John
Schlitt Jr., standing Kathy Schlitt, Louis Schlitt, Barbara Schlitt Ford, Michael Schlitt Jr., Gary Schlitt, Michael Schlitt Sr., Steve Schlitt and Jeff Schlitt.
The hands of the hard-working entrepreneurial family
are everywhere and they helped change the face and feel of
MEMORIES OF FLORENCE
Florence Miller married John Schlitt (son of Louis) in 1923.
They were one of the more active family branches in Vero
Beach and parents of Florine, Frank, Edgar (Ed), Dolores,
Jean, John, Louis and Robert.
Barth Construction owner Phil Barth (son of Dolores
Schlitt) says that so much of the reason the family has retained
its connection comes from their grandmother Florence.
“She was an only child and did not like that very much,”
says Barth. “She wanted to fill her house with children, so she
had eight of them and they had a lot of children too.”
Florence’s house was constantly active and she stayed fully >>