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Cara Nicole Cutler Christians

December 19, 1995 ~ October 12, 2021 (age 25)



Cara Nicole Cutler Christians, age 25, of Sioux Falls, SD, formerly of Watertown, SD, passed away on Tuesday, October 12, 2021, in Sioux Falls.  Funeral services will be at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, October 18, 2021, at Hosanna Lutheran Church in Watertown. Rev. Janine Rew-Werling and Rev. Craig Werling will officiate.  Music will be provided by Lynn Osthus as pianist with Shawn McCall as soloist. The service will be Live-Streamed and Facebook Live via the Crawford-Osthus Funeral Chapel website.

Visitation will be at Crawford-Osthus Funeral Chapel in Watertown on Sunday from 2-4 p.m.

Burial will be at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Watertown.  Honorary pallbearers will be: Claire Cutler, Brenna Cutler, and the Watertown Police Department.  Active pallbearers will be: Jarek Cutler, Brandon Jensen, Derrek Russenberger, Kyle Gall, Dustin Holt, and Eyasu Tesfaye.

Cara was born on December 19, 1995, in Watertown, SD, to Connie Cutler and Michael Christians.  She attended school in Watertown, and graduated from Watertown High School in 2014. Cara graduated from South Dakota State University in 2019, with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Development and Family Studies, with a minor in Rehabilitation.

Cara worked at Joy Ranch in Watertown until moving to Sioux Falls. She worked at McCrossan Boys Ranch and other various jobs.

Cara was an avid basketball fan, especially the NBA.  She loved animals, photography, traveling with her mother, and talking with her friends.

Cara is survived by her parents, Connie Cutler and Michael Christians, both of Watertown, SD; her maternal grandparents, Ken (Kay) Cutler of Trimont, MN, her paternal grandparents, Arlo (Shirley) Christians of Twin Brooks, SD; two aunts: June Cutler and Barbara (Ron) Christians, and two uncles: Nick (Courtney) Cutler and Keith (Natalie) Christians.

Memorials may be directed to the Humane Society in Watertown, SD.

Arrangements by Crawford-Osthus Funeral Chapel

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October 17, 2021

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Crawford - Osthus Funeral Service Chapel

Funeral Service
October 18, 2021

1:00 PM
Hosanna Lutheran Church (Watertown)

Video is available for this event

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