Longtime San Francisco 49ers executive Louis G. Spadia died on Sunday at the age of 92, the team announced. An original front office member under the Morabito family, Spadia spent more than three decades with the team, ultimately becoming a part owner and serving as the team's president from 1967-76.
A funeral service is scheduled for Feb. 26 at Saint Pius Catholic Church in Redwood City, Calif.
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In 1948, he became the 49ers business manager, a position he held until 1951 when he was promoted to general manager.
Spadia was named team president in 1967, and later added the title of general manager in 1973, positions he held until 1976. During that time, the 49ers won three consecutive NFC West division titles from 1970-72.
Spadia served in the Navy during World War II.