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Sat May 9, 2009

Wife Ponders Her Options As Missing Husband Surfaces

Bartlesville, OK – Woman considers options after missing spouse found

BARTLESVILLE, Okla. (AP) The attorney for a Bartlesville woman whose husband resurfaced after going missing for almost seven years says she is considering what to do next.

Attorney Alan Carlson has been advising Peggy Rockey since her husband, 58-year-old David Rockey, disappeared in August 2002.

Carlson says that Peggy Rockey, who now works at a Bartlesville day care center, still considers herself to be married.

David Rockey was found earlier this week in Rapid City, S.D. after he tried to obtain a South Dakota driver's license. As identification, Rockey presented an expired Oklahoma license.

Rockey told authorities he wanted to re-enter society.

Carlson says Peggy Rockey is "happy that her husband is alive and well" and is trying to "put her life back together."

Carlson says Peggy Rockey hasn't spoken with David Rockey since he resurfaced and that it's too early to know if the couple might reconcile.