(40 ILCS 5/9-139)
(from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 9-139)
Widow's annuity-Present employees and future entrants attaining age 65 in
The widow of a present employee who attains age 65 while in service
after the effective date, or of a future entrant who attains age 65 while
in service, is entitled, after the date of his death, to an annuity fixed
for the wife of such present employee or future entrant on the date he
attains age 65.
The widow is entitled to annuity as follows:
If the employee's withdrawal occurs after age 65 and he enters upon
annuity or if the employee's death occurs in the service after he has
attained age 65 the annuity shall be that provided on a reversionary
annuity basis from the total sum accumulated to his credit for widow's
annuity and (if he was a present employee) widow's prior service annuity as
of the date he became age 65.
(Source: Laws 1963, p. 161.)