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Life Insurance

Basic Life Insurance is provided at no cost to all active members, retirees, and annuitants. Active employees receive an amount equal to their annual salary. Retirees and annuitants under age 60 receive an amount equal to their annual salary on their last day of active employment. Retirees and annuitants age 60 or older receive a $5,000 benefit. 


Member Optional Life Coverage is available to active members, retirees, and annuitants under age 60 at 1-8 times their Basic Life amount and, to retirees and annuitants age 60 or older, at 1-4 times their Basic Life amount. The maximum benefit allowed for Member Optional Life plus Basic Life is $3,000,000. Rate changes due to age, go into effect the first pay period following the member's birthday. 

Optional Term Life Rate  
Member Age Monthly Rate Per $1,000
Under 30 $0.02
30-39 $0.06
40-49 $0.08
50-54 $0.16
55-59 $0.36
60-64 $0.62
65-69 $1.22
70 and older $2.02


Accidental Death & Dismemberment (Ad&D) is availbe to eligible memebers in an amount equal to either their Basic Life amount or the combined amount of their Basic and Member Optional Life, subject to a total maximum of 5 times their Basic Life amount or $3,000,000 whichever is less. 

AD&D Monthly Rate Per $1,000


Spouse Life covererage is availbe in a lump-sum amount of $10,000 for the spouse of active members, retirees, and annuitants under age 60 or $5,000 for the spouse of retirees or annuitants age 60 and older. 

Spouse Life Monthly Rate


Child Life coverage is availble in a lump-sum amount of $10,000 per child. The monthly contribution applies to all dependent children regardless of the number of children enrolled. Eligible children include children age 25 and under or children in the disabled category. 

Child Life Monthly Rate


Contact Information 

Securian Financial

P.O. Box 64136, St. Paul, MN 55164-9987




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Charleston IL, 61920

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