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Reporting a Death

PERSI is NOT automatically notified of a member’s death.  Please call the PERSI Answer Center at 1-800-451-8228 or (208) 334-3365.

Once PERSI is notified of a member’s death, PERSI will review and finalize the member’s account. Correspondence addressed to the surviving spouse, estate representative, and/or to the estate of the member will inform of the process moving forward, what further information PERSI may need, and whether benefits are owed.  Additionally, if necessary, that correspondence will give a status of benefit overpayments, which can arise due to the timing of the death in relation to the notification.  Benefit overpayments must be returned to PERSI.

More Information:

Death Benefit Brochure

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