280.70 DEATH BENEFIT
Except as hereinafter set forth, no benefit shall be payable hereunder upon or by reason of the death of any participant.
280.71 DEATH OF PARTICIPANT PRIOR TO RETIREMENT
In the event that a participant shall die prior to the receipt of any benefits under the plan, the beneficiary shall be entitled to the amount of the accumulated contributions of the participant as of the first day of the month during which the death shall occur.
280.72 DEATH OF PARTICIPANT AFTER RETIREMENT
In the event that a participant shall die after the receipt of any benefit payments under the plan, the beneficiary shall be entitled to a benefit only to the extent and in the manner consistent with the provisions of the form of payment of benefits selected by the participant pursuant to the provisions of this plan.