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A. The widow or widower of a member who has retired on pension hereunder, or if not retired has completed 10 years of service, shall be entitled to full pension benefits. The widow or widower of a member who has not completed 10 years of service shall be entitled to a pension benefit of 1/2 (50%) of the full pension. However, the widow or widower of a member who has been killed in service, regardless of his or her years of service shall be entitled to receive full pension benefits. Such pension shall be payable so long as such widow or widower survives and upon the death of the widow or widower such pension shall be divided equally among the children of the member under the age of 18 years. Such pension shall cease on the later date of:
(1) The death of the widow or widower.
(2) The 18th birthday of the youngest child.
B. Notwithstanding the foregoing, effective January 1, 2004, the survivor's benefit as a result of a killed-in-service benefit shall be equal to the pension that the member would have received had he been retired at the time of his death. [Added 9-14-2015 by Ord. No. 47-2015]