Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - Former longtime Lourdes High School teacher and legendary football coach Joe Mayer has died.  

His family says Joe died Sunday.  He was 83.

Mayer coached at Lourdes from 1957 to 1983 and during that 26-year span, his teams won 164 games.

They also won four Minnesota Catholic School League state titles and a state High School League championship in 1979. His success landed him in the Minnesota State Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame in 1992.  

A memorial service will be held this Saturday at Macken Funeral Home, beginning at noon.

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